Fall in Arkansas means lots of fun and Macaroni Kid is here to help you find it. I've put together this list of local fall family venues and events for you and your family to enjoy. Everything listed here is either free or low-cost and affordable for families. Click on the title of each event to go to the calendar entry for it and see all the details. Please note that there are many more events listed on our calendar!
This article will be updated throughout the fall, so check back often and share with friends- They will thank you!
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Please note that some events and attractions may be dependent on weather- call ahead if you have questions.
Farmland Adventures- Springdale- A variety of attractions including a 9-acre Giant Corn Maze, a pumpkin patch, pony rides, farm animals, pig races, a kids' play area, and more await you. $14/ adult, $12 child age 3-12. Admission includes all activities. Pumpkin prices vary by size. September 9th through November 4th.
Military & First Responders Appreciation Specials
Discounted admission for military, police, firefighters, EMS personnel, and nurses and their immediate family (Proper ID proof required)
September: $8 admission all month
October: $2 OFF regular admission
Thursdays: 3PM - 9:30 PM (October ONLY), Fridays: 3PM - 9:30 PM, Saturdays: 9AM - 9:30PM
Closed on Sundays
Monday - Friday:
Visits can be scheduled at other times during the week by appointment only for groups of 35 or more.
*** The last ticket is sold each night at 8:30PM (one hour before farm closing) / Wagon Ride closes at 7pm**
McGarrah Farms Pumpkin Patch- Pea Ridge- Sept 30-Oct 31- Mon-Sundays (closed Tues)- pumpkins, hay rides, ball toss, corn maze, and more.
McGarrah Farms Rivercrest Orchard- Fayetteville- Sept 9-Oct 29, Thurs-Sundays. Face painting, bounce pillows, hayrides and more.
Sequoyah UMC Youth Pumpkin Patch - Fayetteville- Mon-Fri, 12-7, Sat 10-7, Sunday 12-7
- Oct 12: Teens Make: Ghost Terrariums @ Amazeum
- Oct 13- Ozarktober Fall Bonfire and Fest @ Shiloh Square
- Oct 13: Fall on the Farm at Rivercrest Orchard
- Oct 14- Vintage Market Days "Pumpkin Town" Bentonville
- Oct 14- JCPenney Craft Day- Haunted House/Fall Scene
- Oct 14- Scarecrow Showdown @ Botanical Garden of the Ozarks (multiple dates)
- Oct 14- City of Lowell Touch-a-Truck Event
- Oct 14- Miracle League Burger Competition
- Oct 14- Family-Friendly Haunted Carriage Rides in Siloam Springs
- Oct 17- Scarecrow Showdown @ Botanical Garden of the Ozarks
- Oct 19- Mother's Day Out at Farmland Adventures
- Oct 20- Ghost Train Tours and Kiddie Caboose Trick or Treat @ Arkansas Missouri Railroad
- Oct 20- Thirteen Days of HallowSTEAM @ The Amazeum
- Oct 20- Bear Hollow Hootenanny @ Ozark Natural Science Center
- Oct 21- Wizard of Oz mini production with Arts Live Theatre
- Oct 21- Halloween Market @ Sleet City Creative
- Oct 21- Bentonville Police Trunk or Treat
- Oct 21: Trunk or Treat Spooktacular @ Goldfish Swim School
- Oct 25- Little Sprouts Costume Parade @ Botanical Garden
- Oct 26- Teens @ Amazeum: Spooktacular Sugar Skull Creations (reg required)
- Oct 27- Sensory-Friendly HallowZing @ Amazeum (reg required)
- Oct 27- Benton County Sheriff's Office Costumes, Candy & Cops
- Oct 27- Halloween Escape Room @ Elm Springs Methodist
- Oct 27- Bella Vista Trick or Treat Town
- Oct 28- Howling 5K @ Dog Walk @ Wilson Park
- Oct 28- Prairie Grove FFA Fall Festival, Corn Mazes
- Oct 28- Bella Vista Treat Street Festival
- Oct 28- Be (A)Ware Allergy-Friendly Trick or Treat @ Fayetteville Library
- Oct 28- Farmington Farmers Market Haunted Dog Days & Costume Contest
- Oct 28- Subaru presents Monster Mash Adoption Bash
- Oct 28- Trunk or Treat at La Torcia Brick Oven in Siloam Springs
- Oct 28- Trunk or Treat at Caudle Ave Baptist
- Oct 28- Haunted Harmonies: Halloween Concert at Walton Arts Center
- Oct 28- Prairie Grove Battlefield Halloween Park After Dark
- Oct 28- NWA Safety Spooktacular at Arvest Ballpark
- Oct 29- Halloween Escape Room @ Elm Springs Methodist
- Oct 29- Girl Scouts of Bentonville Community Trunk or Treat
- Oct 29- Trick or Treat @ Crystal Bridges Museum
- Oct 29- Prairie Grove Police Dept Trunk or Treat
- Oct 31- Macaroni KID Trunk or Treat & Fun on the Farm @ Farmland Adventures
Macaroni Kid is a FREE resource for Northwest Arkansas families. Thank you to our community sponsors and local family-owned businesses Tier One Pest Control and Goldfish Swim School in Rogers for supporting family fun!