Heading up north for a fall getaway? Flagstaff has several fun events happening in October. Here are a few that caught our eye.
Every Friday and Saturday night
Two-Stepping Lessons and Dance
@ The Lumberyard
Dust off your cowboy boots and Boot Scootin’ Boogie across the dance floor with an hour of free dance lessons. Stay afterwards to show off your new skills.
Saturday, October 7th
@ Wheeler Park
11am – 8pm
Enjoy cold brew and brats at Flagstaff’s 9th annual Oktoberfest this fall. All ages are welcome. For more information visit flagstaffoktoberfest.com.
Every Sunday May – October 15th
Flagstaff Farmer’s Market
@ 211 W Aspen Ave (City Hall Parking Lot)
8am – noon
Find he freshest in regional fruits, vegetables, honey, baked goods, fresh flowers, tamales, jams, breads and more in the Flagstaff City Hall Parking Lot.
Saturday, October 28th
@ Flagstaff Arboretum
Cost: $10 adults; $8 seniors; $5 kids ages 5 and up
3pm – 7pm
This family-friendly event features an evening of strolling through the gardens and observing glowing jack-o-lanterns. Those interested in displaying their own pumpkin will have the opportunity to attend a carving session before the event.
Every Saturday and Sunday in October (Beginning Oct. 7th)
The Pumpkin Patch Train
@ Grand Canyon Railway
Cost: $26 adults; $21 children
Train departure times: 11am, 1pm, 3pm
Parents and kids are encouraged to dress up in their favorite Halloween costumes and enjoy a fairytale train ride through the countryside to a secret pumpkin patch. Once you’ve picked out the perfect pumpkin, you’ll head back to Williams Depot to decorate it.
After a long day of festivities, head to nearby Mormon Lake Lodge for some peace and quiet. Located just 30 miles from Flagstaff, the lodge offers private cabins and an onsite steakhouse and saloon.