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Ready for a super FUN weekend? Here are some events from Arizona Parenting Magazine

Posted at 7:57 AM, Sep 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-13 13:54:27-04

Saturday, September 14
8th Annual Rockin' Taco Street Fest: The taco party of the season returns to the East Valley with more than a dozen local restaurants and food trucks. In addition to some incredible eats, guests will experience mariachi performances, car shows, live music, eating competition and a dedicated Kid Zone for kids of all ages. Purchase tickets for $12 online or at Food City and Bashas for extra savings. Kids 12 and under free. 12-9pm. AJ Chandler Park, 178 E. Commonwealth Ave., Chandler.

Saturday, September 14
Movies in the Desert: Moana: Come experience "Movies in the Desert" a free family event with music, games, and tons of prizes beginning at 5:00 pm. The movie will begin at dusk. There are plenty of options to grab a bite before the movie in the courtyard. Pre-movie activities include Moana Meet and Greet photo-op, spirit guide craft, shell necklace station, game table and prize wheel. Come early to claim your spot, as space will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. We will have some seating available but recommend bringing your own folding chairs. FREE. 5-8pm. OdySea in the Desert Courtyard, 9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale.

Saturday and Sunday, September 14-15
Messy Fest: Kids and adults of all ages can play in a mud obstacle course, have food fights, slide in slime or ice-cream sundaes, and enjoy color runs and a foam zone. There's a separate area for toddlers. Don't worry, a quick rinse on the slip-and-slide and human car wash will help clean everyone off for the ride home. Kids are encouraged to wear old clothes that can be stained or damaged. 8am-1pm. $15 to participate, $5 to watch. Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre, 20464 E. Riggs Rd., Queen Creek.

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