Supporting your local pumpkin patch makes for a great annual tradition and keeps your local farmers in business! It's also a fun way to kick off the holiday season and really get into the spirit of celebrating the cooler Fall season. So, whether you are looking for the best Halloween places in town, a creative date night idea, or need to pick the best pumpkins in your neighborhood, check out a few of these local 'cool' spots this month that are located near your local Tide Cleaners AZ locations!
Mother Nature's Farm (1663 E. Baseline Road, Gilbert) This family farm, which features pumpkins ranging in sizes from 1 ounce to 500 pounds, is open from Oct. 1 - 31. Catering to our Gilbert Tide Cleaners families, they have holiday decorations, Gold Canyon Candles, delicious treats and plenty of kid-friendly attractions such as hay rides, bouncy houses, animal feeding and a corn maze. Fun fact: Mother Nature's Farm was the growing field of Art Hargrave, Jr.'s "heaviest Arizona-grown pumpkins" in 2018!
Vertuccio Farms (4011 S. Power Road, Mesa) This family farm hosts its annual Corn Maze & Fall Festival from Sept. 30 - Nov. 3. The list of activities is long including a 7-acre corn maze, mini-golf, jump pads, mini zip line, duck races, pumpkin bowling, and more! Mesa Tide Cleaners families: Get a season pass for a bargain, and enjoy the farm all year long!
Mortimer Family Farms (12907 E. State Route 169, Dewey) This family farm is just an hour up the road from our Lake Pleasant and 67th Ave. Tide Cleaners families. It hosts its annual Pumpkin Festival from Sept. 27 - Oct. 27. They cater to both kids and adults by hosting a variety of events for the entire family. Weekends feature a 15-acre maze, circus, horse rides, fire dancers and magic shows, as well as storytelling and barn dances.
Town of Carefree (101 Easy St. Carefree) Our North Valley Tide Cleaners families sure have a good time in the 10 days of Halloween fun at Carefree's Enchanted Pumpkin Garden, Oct. 18 - 27. They take 3D pumpkin carving to a whole new level with live, onsite master carvers. Enjoy the Jack O' Lantern Beer Garden for beer and wine, as well as costume contests, the giant pumpkin weigh-off, pumpkin pie eating contests, local food trucks, and live bands on Friday and Saturday nights.
Schnepf Farms (24810 S. Rittenhouse Road, Queen Creek) Voted the best fall family event in the Valley, our Queen Creek Tide Cleaners families won't want to miss this farm's Pumpkin & Chili Party every Thursday through Sunday in October! Between the food, hay rides, roller coaster, honeybee adventure, rock climbing wall, mini-golf, pig races, inflatables, fireworks and MUCH more, the kids are sure to sleep well after attending this incredible event.
MacDonald's Ranch (26540 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale) Our North Scottsdale Tide Cleaners families interested in a real western adventure will want to come to this ranch! This Annual Pumpkin Patch takes place from Oct. 4 - 31, and boasts a train, petting zoo, panning for gold, a hay maze where parents can watch their kids have fun, and old-time games in an old-western setting. For a little extra, families can take a hayride, ride a pony or mechanical bull, and take advantage of blazin' barbeque food. Plus, you can save a dollar at the door by donating to a food drive.