November Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss

Between temperatures nearly perfect for a morning hike or evening meal on the patio, there are at least 40 food and drink, music and art festivals going on across the Valley.

If you have visitors in town or simply need a reason to get out of house, scroll through our list to find your next adventure!

6 | Desert Gathering Jewish Music Fest

A free Jewish music festival.

9-12 | Gilbert Days Rodeo

Gilbert Days celebrates the city’s heritage and history. The rodeo is part of the celebration.

10-11 | Mesa Music Festival

A free music festival in Mesa showcasing emerging bands and solo artists. **While the festival is advertised as Nov. 9-11, the public portion of the festival is on the 10th and 11th only.

10-11 | Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-Off

A free Western food festival in Chandler where food is cooked in 1880s chuck wagons. Don’t forget your cowboy hat.

10-12 | Fountain Hills Festival of Fine Arts and Crafts

More than 500 selected artists will showcase their works in photography, sculpture, jewelry, and painting.

11 | Discover India

A free community event celebrating Indian culture and cuisine.

11-12 | Phoenix Fan Fest

A sister convention to Phoenix ComicCon, Fan Fest focuses on comic book characters, creators and collectors.

11-12 | Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships

Club polo teams from around the world come to Scottsdale to compete for the title.

12 | Arizona Harvest Fest & Open Air Market

A fall-themed festival in downtown Chandler with pumpkin-themed activities, seasonal beers and treats, and a market.

12 | West Valley Island Cultural Festival

A multi-cultural festival with dance performances, hula demonstrations, live music and food.

16 | Lights of the World Lantern Festival

A large light show with 75 larger-than-life displays featuring iconic landmarks across the world, including the Eiffel Tower, London Bridge, and a Chinese temple.

18 | Phoenix Pizza Festival

A food festival all about America’s favorite food, pizza!

18 | WoofStock 2017

A free dog-friendly festival in Chandler with dog-themed activities, games and demonstrations.

18-19 | Goldrush Music Festival

A Relentless Beats music festival at Rawhide Western Town.

18-19 | ArtFest of Scottsdale

A two-day fine art festival at Scottsdale’s Civic Center with 175 artists with their work on display and for sale.

Read original article by Josh Frigerio here to learn more about what’s to come!