Prescott Offers a Wide Variety of Autumn Activities for Families
Halloween is almost here and Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away. For both holidays, and for all the weeks in between, Prescott offers a variety of autumn activities that will both enchant and entertain your family throughout the rest of the fall season.
Family Halloween Activities In Prescott:
Halloween Happenings at the Highlands Center for Natural History
October 24th from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
$3 for children 13 and under
$5 for adults
In this outdoor Halloween celebration, families are invited to explore the natural wonder of the Highlands Center at night in a safe and exciting environment. Guests can “take a walk on the wild side” in the Howl-o-ween Maze, learn about nighttime creatures of the forest, and see wildlife from the Heritage Park Zoo in their nighttime habitat.
For more information, please visit the Highlands Center website at: www.highlandscenter.org
Boo at The Zoo
Friday, October 31st from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary
$3 for HPZS members
$5 for non-members
Make sure to bring your flashlight and come trick-or-treat at the zoo as you go and explore for your favorite nocturnal animals after the sun goes down.
Visit www.heritageparkzoo.org for more information.
Prescott Pumpkin Patch Events:
The Great Prescott Pumpkin Patch
Saturday, October 25th from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Courthouse Plaza
$5 per person
• Costume contests at the top of every hour.
• Storytelling from members of the Peregrine Book Company at 20 minutes past the hour.
• Drama series from the Bradshaw Mountain High School drama team, taking place at 40 minutes after the hour.
The pumpkin patch is open from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Unlimited amount of rides and turns on all inflatables and carnival games with the $5 admission.
Call 928.499.9646 for more information.
Pumpkin and Corn Maze Fest at Mortimer Nursery and Landscape Company
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in October
$13 per person at the gate or $12 if purchased online
Children under 2 are free
• 15 acre pumpkin patch
• 25 acre corn maze
• Hay rides
• Antique tractor show and pull
• Craft vendors
• Barn dance and live entertainment
• Obstacle courses, corn bath, bubble run, and other games and activities
For more information, visit their website at: www.mortimer-nursery.com
As the autumn season begins to draw to a close, make sure you and your family take some time to explore these fun fall activities that are currently happening in and around Prescott, Arizona.