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Find out how you can have some family fun this weekend

Posted at 7:32 AM, Oct 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-18 12:58:30-04

Friday October 18 to Sunday October 20
Billy Moore Days: Avondale's nostalgic event celebrating family fun is back with Festival Entertainment on Friday & Saturday, a Historic Parade on Saturday, and Carnival Rides Thursday through Sunday. Visit website to learn about all festivities, including community stage performers, wild west demonstrations, carnival rides, food trucks and more. FREE to attend. Downtown Avondale. 623-333-2400.

Friday October 18 to Sunday October 27
Enchanted Pumpkin Garden: World-renowned pumpkin carver Ray Villafane and his team host live pumpkin-carving demonstrations at the town of Carefree's annual Enchanted Pumpkin Garden. Families can enjoy the live pumpkin-carving demonstrations, 3D pumpkin carvings, pumpkin vignettes, colossal pumpkin photo opportunities, and one-of-a-kind life-size scarecrows. Other activities include inflatable corn maze, face-painting, arts and crafts, costume and pie-eating contests. 10-8pm daily. Free. Carefree Desert Gardens, 101 Easy St. 480-488-3686 or

Saturday October 19
Creepy Candy Crawl: Kiddos can trick-or-treat from store to store and enjoy music, prizes and spooky surprises at Desert Ridge Marketplace. Show off your Halloween costume for a chance to win a prize for best family/group costume, most unique and spookiest! 4 -6 p.m. Desert Ridge Marketplace, 21001 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix.

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