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Monday, October 15, 2018

Marana Pumpkin Patch and Farm Festival 2018 {Giveaway}

Marana Pumpkin Patch and Farm Festival 2018 {Giveaway}

WHAT:Amazing country festival full of family fun. There are so many activities and the patches to find your perfect pumpkin.

Admission includes:
  • Entry to the Farm Festival
  • A Wagon Ride to the Pumpkin Patch
    (To pick out your special pumpkin! Pumpkins priced at just $.50 per pound.)
  • Tractor Train Ride
  • Free access to both corn mazes
  • Access to Straw Mountain and the Kids Zone
  • Petting Zoo
  • Pig Races
  • Rubber Duck Races
  • Jumping Pillow
    (Unlimited, included with admission!)
  • 1/4 Scale Diesel Train
  • Peddle Cart Ride
  • Pumpkin Train Ride
Festival Events Not Included with Admission:
Pumpkins priced at just $.50 per pound.
  • Pumpkin Cannon (1 shot) – $1
  • Zipline – $5
  • Pony Ride – $5
You, your family and friends can spend as much time as you want, passing rows and rows of the festive fall pumpkins. Seek carefully so that you can find one just right for carving a frightful witch, baking a delicious pumpkin pie, or for toasting pumpkin seeds. Buy as many as you want! After you’ve found your pumpkins, feel free to roam the rest of the festival and enjoy some delicious food!

October 6-October 30 
Monday through Thursday 3-7pm
Friday-Sunday 9am-7pm


Monday through Thursday $11.00(+tax) per 'person
Friday-Sunday $13.00(+tax) per persom 
Kids 34″ and under get in free!

GIVEAWAY HERE on FACEBOOK where you can enter to win 4 passes for yourself and 4 passes for your pumpkin buddy :)
See all Tucson area Halloween and Fall events  on the CALENDAR <---

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Arizona Families Tucson Family and Kids Events {October 13-14, 2018}

Arizona Families Tucson Family and Kids Events
{October 13-14, 2018}

All the details for many fun and free or affordable things to do with the entire family- see the full event calendar link below.

Disney on Ice at the Tucson Convention Center               Saturday, October 13 11am 3pm and 7pm Sunday, October 14 1pm and 5pm


Monday, October 8, 2018

Halloween Events in Tucson from Arizona Families {2018}

Halloween Events in Tucson from Arizona Families

Arizona Families Blog has all the fall festivals, pumpkin patches, , trunk or treats, shows, entertainment, harvest festivals and more in one place. There are even a few after October 31st to include additional fall themed and Dia de los muertos events  on the calendar for 2018. 

We keep all of the Halloween/Fall themed events on this calendar below and all other family events HERE on the Tucson Daily Calendar

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

Tucson Roadrunner Opening Night 10/6/18 {Ice Hockey in Tucson}

Tucson Roadrunner Opening Night 10/6/18
{Ice Hockey in Tucson}

The Tucson Roadrunners had a fabulous season last year and we are excited to kick off the new season with all the animated fans, scrumptious Sonoran hot dogs, fast paced action on the ice and we will take all the GOALS we can get! The hockey games are a great night to get together as a family and cheer on Dusty (the Roadrunners Mascot who is both tough and cute) and the team towards a win. Every family member loves going to see these guys play because they rock on the ice. Make sure to get out for the opening home game of the season and don't forget your cowbell. Meep Meep!

What:  Opening Night of the 2018-19 AHL season The Roadrunners take on our I-8 Border Rival San Diego Gulls!
Fans will receive a replica 2018 Western Conference Regular Season Championship banner courtesy Williams & Associates Arizona upon entering the arena while supplies last - featuring the exact design of the one that will be unveiled at the game!

Help kick off the season in style by attending the pregame player Red Carpet Ceremony and Tailgate Party beginning at 4:00 PM!

Be there to cheer on the players as they arrive at the main gate with live music, food, interactive games for kids, and a beer garden.

The puck drops at 7:05 PM - but the party starts at 4:00! Come early, come loud, and bring all of the momentum that helped us all of the way to the second round of last year's Calder Cup Playoffs!

When:Saturday, October 6 4pm for the Red Carpet Ceremony and Tailgate Party Ganme starts at 7:05pm

Where: Tucson Convention Center Arena

Tickets:Get your opening night tickets here starting at $18- no fees:
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Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream Skating into Tucson October 11–14 {Ticket Giveaway}

Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream

Skating into Tucson October 11–14 
{Ticket Giveaway}

Disney’s Moana voyages onto the ice for the first time ever!
Plus Special Pre-Show Sing-Along with Miguel from Disney-Pixar’s Coco

WHAT: Celebrate what’s possible as five daring Disney Princesses spark the courage inside us all in Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream, skating into Tucson Arena from October 11–14!   Featuring Disney’s Moana for the first time in a live production, hosts Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse bring the Disney magic to life and take audiences on an expedition across raging seas and snow-covered mountains in this action-packed extravaganza with the beloved characters from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Frozen, Tangled and Cinderella.

In her Disney On Ice debut, see how far Moana will go in a high-seas adventure with demigod Maui, to save her island and discover her true identity.  Join Belle as she fearlessly befriends the enchanted castle staff and reveals the Beast’s gentleness.  Experience Anna’s devotion to her sister, Elsa, on her life-changing journey to stop an eternal winter.  Explore with Rapunzel, Flynn Ryder, Cinderella and friends from around the Disney Kingdom as they find the heart and determination to overcome obstacles and make their dreams come true.

Iconic sing-along songs such as “How Far I’ll Go,” “Be Our Guest” and “Let It Go” are paired with powerful skating choreography to instill confidence and embolden audiences to never stop dreaming.  Uncover why no goal is too big when we find the strength to shape our own destiny at Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream coming to your hometown!

Plus fans are encouraged to arrive early to celebrate family and tradition with a special sing-along with Miguel from DisneyPixar’s Coco in a live fiesta Disney On Ice style prior to the show!

WHEN:           October 11 – 14, 2018

                 Thursday, October 11           7:00 PM

Friday, October 12                7:00 PM

Saturday, October 13 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM

Sunday, October 14               1:00 PM & 5:00 PM

WHERE: Tucson Arena – 260 S. Church Avenue, Tucson, AZ  85701

TICKETS: Ticket prices start at just $18 each! Plus enter the giveaway for 4 tickets to opening night below in the Rafflecopter Form
Discount Opening Night tickets available for as low as $16 each (not valid for VIP/Front Row premium levels) Tickets now available for purchase online at, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or visit the venue Box Office.

*prices subject to change; additional venue/ticketing fees may apply
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Friday, September 28, 2018

Monster Jam in Phoenix October 6, 2018 {Giveaway and Discount Tickets!}

Monster Jam in Phoenix October 6, 2018
{Giveaway and Discount Tickets!}


WHAT:  Monster Jam®, one of the most full of action, motorized sports in the world today,
returns to Phoenix on Saturday, October 6, 2018 with another high octane event. All the speed, racing, and free style events will be at the newly renamed, State Farm Stadium in Glendale!
Come see the debut of BroDozer and Heavy D from the show, Diesel Brothers – This will be only the second time fans have seen this truck in action!

The line-up for this show will be the following iconic monster trucks:  Monster Jam, Grave Digger® and MAX-D™, plus the favorite Arizona driver, Todd LeDuc, driving Mutant.

Arrive early for the Monster Jam® Pit Party, this offers fans up close and personal access to their favorite drivers and trucks to take photos and get autographs. Don't miss the opportunity to get the   Pit Party Early Access, which are limited and allow fans to enter the Pit Party one hour earlier than the general public.

WHERE State Farm Stadium – 1 Cardinals Drive, Glendale, AZ  85305
    (Formerly University of Phoenix Stadium

WHEBN:  Saturday, October 6, 2018
Pit Party: 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.*
The show starts at 7:00pm
*Separate pit passes required for the Pit Party

Truck/Participating Drivers Grave Digger® driven by  Adam Anderson; Son-Uva Digger® driven by Ryan Anderson; Max-D® driven by Colton Eichelberger; BroDozer™ driven by Heavy D; Whiplash™ driven by Brianna Mahon; Great Clips Mohawk Warrior® driven by Bryce Kenny; Lucas Oil Crusader® conducida por Linsey Weenk; Mutant conducida por Todd LeDuc; Team Hot Wheels® driven by Scott Buetow; Stone Crusher driven by Steve Sims; Devastator driven by Mark Schroeder; Hooked driven by Bran Wright
** The truck/driver line-up is subject to change

TICKETS: Tickets start at $15
    Early access pit passes start at $40
    Pit Passes available for $10 per person

SPECIAL DISCOUNT!!  20% off tickets with code BLOG20 for Monster Jam in Glendale, AZ at University of Phoenix Stadium on Saturday, October 6th!  Good on non-premium seats.  Get tickets at 

All seats are reserved: tickets and pit passes are available to purchase online,  800-745-3000, or by going to the ticket window at State Farm Stadium.               *ticket prices subject to change fees may apply.

Enter the ticket giveaway HERE to have your chance at randomly being drawn to win 4 tickets PLUS 4 pit passes!
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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Free Admission and Family Day at Center for Creative Photography {University of Arizona}

Free Admission and Family Day at Center for Creative Photography {University of Arizona}

What: Join the Center for Creative Photography for a car-themed Family Day! In conjunction with our exhibition Longer Ways to Go: Photographs of the American Road, we'll be celebrating all things car! Join us for photo activities, photo booth fun, scavenger hunt, snacks, and a screening of Pixar’s "Cars" at noon. Curious about those beautifully-restored classic cars you’ve seen parked around town? Our Family Day sponsor Truly Nolen Pest & Termite Control will be bringing vehicles from their Antique Fleet for the whole family to explore. Family Day is free and open to the public!

Is someone in your family a Girl Scout? Brownie scouts will be able to complete all of the painting badge at the event!

When: Saturday, September 22 10am-2pm

Where: Center for Creative Photography 1030 N. Olive Road Tucson AZ

Cost: FREE for all