autumnfest details

October 21-22, 2017
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday
Community Park
41703 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway

Anthem residents and visitors from far and wide come together to celebrate all things fall at ACC's Autumnfest. This family-friendly event celebrates the season with fall-flavored festivities including arts & crafts vendors, carnival rides, pumpkin picking and live entertainment.

Autumnfest is open to the public. Admission and parking are free.

Vendor registration is closed.


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event features

  • Pumpkin Patch: Pick out your own pumpkin(s) to take home and carve, or stay and decorate. $5 ea. while supplies last. No pets allowed in the pumpkin patch.
  • Prize Giveaway: Enter to win a Ninja Kitchen System (with three purchases from craft vendors).
  • Entertainment: Live music at the Main Pavilion (Crown Kings on Saturday, Level 9 Band on Sunday); a strolling magician and balloon artists each day. Free.
  • Activities: Kid’s Zone with inflatables (prices vary), train rides and free hay rides through the park. Snap a photo in the pumpkin patch and share it on social media - a great keepsake from the weekend!
  • As a part of Firewise Days, visit with Smokey Bear, and tour a fire truck and Sheriff patrol vehicles.
  • New! Community scarecrow garden and contest - see below for details!

arts and crafts fair

  • Jewelry
  • Hand carved wooden décor & furniture
  • Children’s items (clothing, blinged items & accessories)
  • Pet care & accessories
  • Holiday/theme wreaths
  • Photo art
  • Paintings
  • Personal accessories (totes, scarves)
  • Quilts
  • Metal art
  • Food items (olive oils, vinegars, home baked goods, seasonings, sauces)
  • Body care (lotions & soaps)
  • Candles

scarecrow contest

New! Individuals/Families, Nonprofits/Clubs/Organizations and Anthem-based businesses are invited to enter a scarecrow for the scarecrow garden. Autumnfest-goers will cast votes on Saturday. Prizes will be awarded in all categories! 


Thursday, Oct. 19: 5-9 p.m.
$20 all-you-can-ride bracelets from 5-8 p.m.*

Friday, Oct. 20: 5-9 p.m. 
$20 all-you-can-ride bracelets from 5-8 p.m.*

Saturday, Oct. 21: 1-10 p.m.
$20 all-you-can-ride bracelets from 1-4 p.m.*

Sunday, Oct. 22: 1-5 p.m. 
$20 all-you-can-ride bracelets from 1-4 p.m.*

* All-you-can-ride bracelets are $17 with coupon, during promotional hours (coupon available on the Autumnfest facebook event page, at the Community Center and Civic Building). Discounted bracelets are sold at the carnival ticket booth up to one hour before the promotional hours end. No advanced sales of bracelets; purchase at the carnival ticket booth. Good day of purchase only.
Times and prices subject to change.

event contacts

Michele DeMichele, Special Events & Civic Building Operations Director
623-742-6050 phone
623-742-6170 fax

Debbie Pulido, Special Events & Civic Building Services Coordinator
623-742-6009 phone
623-742-6170 fax

To be added to the craft/exhibitor vendors mailing list for future events, email name, phone number, address and type of vendor to