Kids laughing at an AZ fall festivalFall is in the air, and the scorching Arizona heat is subsiding. That means we’re heading into the best time of year for being outdoors, and an AZ fall festival is the perfect way to enjoy the pleasant weather. Arizona is full of lively, artistic communities, so we are lucky to have countless events all year. And Inn at Eagle Mountain’s location near Scottsdale, AZ, gives us uninterrupted access to some of the best festivals in the entire state. If you’re looking to attend an AZ fall festival—or two or three—this year, be sure to check out these five can’t-miss Scottsdale and Fountain Hills events.

  1. Scottsdale International Arizona Film Festival

The Scottsdale International Film Festival is an iconic Arizona film festival. It’s an annual event that showcases a wide variety of film subjects and genres. Because you can see anything from short indie films to more mainstream, commercial works, there’s something for everyone at this AZ fall festival. You might laugh; you might cry. You’ll certainly be entertained!

  1. Arizona Business Pop-Up Showcase

This is a unique and trendy AZ fall festival. The Kierland POP celebration is an Arizona business showcase, with all kinds of different pop-up shops participating in the market. Taste locally made wine, talk to the winemakers, listen to live music, shop for vintage clothing, and more at this Scottsdale event. If you find a fabulous new golf outfit, show it off at one of our beautiful golf courses.

  1. Fall Harvest Festival for Families

The annual Family Fun Fall Harvest Festival is the perfect place for families to goof off and have fun together. Decorate pumpkins, jump in a bounce house, enter contests, and have your face painted at this classic AZ fall festival. There are shops and food vendors for parents to enjoy while kids play under the warm autumn sun. 

  1. Best Art Festivals in Arizona

There are plenty of art festivals in Arizona that you should attend, but here at the Inn at Eagle Mountain, we’re particularly fond of the ArtFest of Scottsdale. This annual event has been happening for more than a quarter-century, and it always kicks off the holiday season in style. With over 150 artists attending, it has an incredible selection for holiday gifts.

  1. Arts and Crafts Fountain Hills EventsCouple shopping at craft and art festivals in Arizona

With all the talented artists in Arizona, this list can’t end with just one of the art festivals in Arizona. Another of our favorite AZ fall festival options is the Fountain Festival of Fine Arts & Crafts. This is one of the Fountain Hills events we look forward to all year! It features all kinds of art, from paintings to sculptures to handmade jewelry. Browse the booths and listen to the live music at this nearby event, then drop off your goodies at your comfortable vacation suite.

Fountain Hills Events and AZ Fall Festival Vacations

When it’s too cold in other parts of the US, come to Arizona to enjoy the outdoors. Our warm weather lasts all year long! Fall festivals and events are one of the best ways to get out and experience the local culture while visiting somewhere new, so we hope you’ll attend these Scottsdale and Fountain Hills events and take a slice of Arizona home with you. Give us a call at 855-988-4745 to reserve your escape to our sunny state!