30 Must-Attend Events in Metro Phoenix This Fall

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Seth Olenick
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Grab your day planner and get a pencil, because your fall season is about to be booked. As the heat dies down, the Valley livens up with festivals, shows, holiday entertainment, and more. Since there's so much to do and only so little time to do it, Jackalope Ranch presents your our top picks for events this autumn.

See also: 20 Reasons to Love Fall in Arizona

Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival
September 22
Ak-Chin Pavilion

Featuring headliners Dave Chapelle and Flight of the Conchords, as well as comedians Jeff Ross, Chris D'Elia, Hannibal Buress, Jim Jeffries, and Brody Stevens, this first-ever festival of wise guys will be bringing laughs, booze, vendors, and more to the final stop of its 15-city tour. Ticket prices vary and can still be purchased by visiting oddballfest.com.

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Jackalope Ranch Bingo
September 23 and October 9
Crescent Ballroom

Jackalope Ranch has been reviving an old classic with mystery shots, prizes, and an entertaining batch of emcees including Dulce Dance Company on September 23. Spaces fill quickly on the cards and around the room at this free event so guest are encouraged to show up sooner rather than later. Check out Jackalope Ranch Bingo on Facebook.

ASU Art Museum Fall Season Opening Reception
September 27
ASU Art Museum

When the leaves come down, the art comes up as the ASU Art Museum hosts the opening reception for "Crafting a Continuum: Rethinking Contemporary Craft," "Wendy Maruyama: Executive Order 9066," and "This is Not America: Protest, Resistance, Poetics." This free event will also feature a live sewing performance by local artist artist Paul Nosa. Visit asuartmuseum.asu.edu.

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Keen Halloween
September 28-29
Sano Fitness inside Metrocenter Mall

Steam Crow's Daniel and Dawna Davis are breaking up the monotony of commercial Halloween with the second annual Keen Halloween event. This two day event offers everything from costume demos, Thriller dance classes, live entertainment, and a Monster Market of handmade Halloween goods from artists and vendors. Admission is $9.18 for the day or $15.30 for the weekend. Visit keenhalloween.com.

Location Info

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Ak-Chin Pavilion

2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

Crescent Ballroom

308 N. 2nd Ave., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

ASU Art Museum

51 E. 10th St., Tempe, AZ

Category: General

Sano Fitness Studio

9617 N. METRO Parkway W., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Talking Stick Resort

9800 E. Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale, AZ

Category: General

Hotel San Carlos

202 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Rosson House Museum

113 N. Sixth St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

R. Pela Contemporary Art

335 W. McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Harkins Shea 14

7354 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ

Category: Film

Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa

2400 E. Missouri Ave., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Celebrity Theatre

440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

Herberger Theater Center

222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Phoenix Theatre's Little Theatre

100 E. McDowell, Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

7374 E. Second St., Scottsdale, AZ

Category: General

Arizona State Fairgrounds

1826 W. McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Sunnyslope Art Walk Grounds

Alice and Dunlap avenues and Central Ave. and Second St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

7380 E. Second St., Scottsdale, AZ

Category: General

Grand Avenue Arts District

Grand Ave. roughly b/t 7th and 16th avenues, Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Historic Heritage Square

115 N. Sixth St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Comerica Theatre

400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

Mesa Arts Center

1 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ

Category: General

Steele Indian School Park

300 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

WestWorld of Scottsdale

16601 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, AZ

Category: General


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3 comments
James Bound
James Bound

Phoenix really need an 'entertainment' weekly.

Brandon Doyle
Brandon Doyle

Dude's sporting a Dessa shirt. I love her, also how they eff is Tour de Fat not on this list. It's one of the best fall events easy..

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