Posted By Visit Mesa Team
September 12, 2019

Festivals and Fun This Harvest Season

Here in Mesa City Limitless, we bid a fond farewell to summer and welcome harvest season with open arms! The weather is perfect and fall festivals string together the weeks before winter with pumpkin picking, corn mazes, live entertainment and more.

Our bountiful harvest in Mesa, Arizona is one that we are proud to share with visitors throughout the year. A few of the stops along Mesa's Fresh Foodie Trail lead the way, sharing their treasured heritage and long-standing festivals with the community and visitors this October. Don't miss out on these fantastic, family-friendly events this season:

Schnepf Farms Pumpkin and Chili Party

Voted the Best Fall Family Event in the Valley by Phoenix Magazine, New Times, and Sunset Magazine, the annual Pumpkin and Chili Party at Schnepf Farms has something for all ages. Savor a bowl of delicious chili and select a pumpkin for carving in the pumpkin patch, but don’t miss out on the corn mazes, hayrides, and entertainment.

October 3, 2019 - October 31, 2019

Times: Thurs, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri-Sat, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

Admission: $20

Schnepf Farm Pumpkin and Chili Party

Vertuccio Farm’s Annual Fall Festival and Corn Maze

Vertuccio Farms will be celebrating their Annual Fall Festival and Corn Maze. Tractor-train rides, rubber duck races, a giant tube slide, and a petting zoo will accompany their 7-acre corn maze.

September 30, 2019 - November 3, 2019

Times: Starting at 9 a.m.

Admission: $10, ages 2 years and under are free

Pumpkins at Schnepf Farms

Olivepalooza at Queen Creek Olive Mill

Kick off the harvest season at Queen Creek Olive Mill with Olivepalooza! Taste extra virgin olive oil direct from the milling machine, attend cooking demos and workshops, satisfy your food cravings with local food trucks, and hang out in the grove with live music and games.

November 16, 2019

Time: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Queen Creek Olive Mill