The Pumpkin Patch Farm Festival and Other Fall Events in Marana, AZ

Autumn activities about in Marana, Arizona. We’ve laid out the best things to do and one of the area's biggest spooky Halloween fun events.

Fall Festivals & Attractions

NEW LOCATION! The Marana Pumpkin Patch & Farm Festival - October 2 - October 31, 2021, Thursdays-Sundays

The Marana Pumpkin Patch & Farm Festival is on a real family farm, full of farm sounds, sights, tastes, and the smell of growing corn and dried straw, in its new home at 1490 N Trico Road, Marana, AZ. Hunt for the perfect pumpkin and have hours of fun on more than 50 acres of things to do for the whole family. Open from Saturday, October 2nd to Sunday, October 31st on Thursdays and Fridays 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sundays 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

Admission to the Marana Pumpkin Patch includes train rides on a 1/4 scale diesel train that travels around the festival on 4,500 feet of track. There are two huge corn mazes in Marana. Take a stroll with your family and friends through the tall fields and see if you can find your way out! Each year the mazes are different, featuring organizations such as Ben's Bells maze. These corn mazes were recently named as among the ten best in the state of Arizona by

And what is a farm without animals? The pumpkin patch has a petting zoo! The animals are children-friendly, gentle, and love attention. There are adorable baby doll sheep, which are so friendly and like to go on walks around the pumpkin patch. Carly, the mini horse, loves people…who give her treats. What about festival food? There is the traditional carnival fare this year, but the café is also offering sit-down lunch and dinner options for visitors. Make sure to check out the bakery for delicious desserts and the general store for fun souvenirs.

And don't miss the pumpkin cannons.  

Location & Hours: The Marana Pumpkin patch is located at its new location at:14950 N Trico Rd, Marana, AZ and is open Thursday and Friday noon to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Closed Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Tickets prices range from $15 to $17, depending on the day. See website for exact prices. 

Terror in the Corn by Buckelew Farm 2021 - Fridays & Saturdays starting October 1 - 31, plus Thursday October 21 & 28

Terror in Corn Logo

Buckelew Farm brings its famous Terror in the Corn Halloween event to Marana for 14 scary nights in October; Friday and Saturdays starting October 1, plus Thursdays, October 21 and 28  You'll find "Field of Screams" haunted cornfield with scary props and live actors, "Shady Acres" insane asylum, the "Terror Express" crazy train, a zombie paintball shootout, a play area for kids, a beer garden, food, a live DJ, and more! Kids under 12 years old will not be admitted without an adult, and parental discretion is strongly advised.  

Location & Hours: Terror in the Corn is located at 9312 W. Rillito Village Trail, Marana, AZ 85653, west of I-10 & Tangerine (exit 240) and is open from 6:30 p.m. - midnight. See the website for admission prices here: website for more details.

City of Fun Carnival at Tucson Premium Outlets at Marana Center - Wednesdays through Sundays starting October 15 - 31.

City of Fun Carnival is back at the Tucson Premium Outlets with rides for all ages, games, and food! Note: different days have different hours of operation.

Calling all thrill & fun seekers. City of Fun Carnival opens Friday, October 15 at Tucson Premium Outlets (I-10 & Twin Peaks) through October 31. Have a spooktacukar time with over 16 rides you can have unlimited access to with a $35 wristband, or purchase tickets individually. Join the fun with rides for all ages, games, and food.

Carnival Hours:
Closed Monday and Tuesday
Wednesday and Thursday 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday 5:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Marana Fall Festival hosted by the Town of Marana - Sunday, October 16, 2021
Marana Fall Festival logo

Enjoy a fall evening on the farm with animals, kids activities, live music, games, and much more, at Marana Heritage River Park Farm, Sunday, October 16, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Oktoberfest Beer Events - 2021

Button Brew House Annual Oktoberfest - Saturday, October 9, 2021

Button Brew House Annual Oktoberfest
Don't miss the biggest one-day Oktoberfest in Marana! Tickets online $35 includes 0.5 L ceramic stein with (3) fills from 18 different Arizona breweries that will be on site.
6800 N. Camino Martin Ste. 160, Marana, AZ 85741

Catalina Brewing Company 

Information on Catalina Brewing Company's Oktoberfest plans will be posted here as we learn more. You can bet that they'll roll out their barrels and support their neighbor, Button Brew House, in welcoming a beer new year.
6918 N Camino Martin, Tucson, AZ 85741

Casa Marana Saturday, October 9, 2021

Casa Marana will host a one-day Oktoberfest with craft beer, wine, spirits, food, and live music. 
8225 N. Courtney Page Way, Ste. 191, Marana, AZ 85743

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