Looking for some fun this November in the Southeast Valley? 

Dia de Los Muertos

When: Friday, November 1st, 5pm - 10pm

Downtown Chandler Stage | 178 E Commonwealth Ave, Chandler, AZ 85225

This festive Mexican holiday event, also known as Day of the Dead, is to honor those who have passed and includes colorful alter tribute, a community procession, entertainment, food, arts & crafts. More info...

Bacon, Blues and Brews

When: Saturday, November 2nd, 12pm - 9pm

Founders Park | 22407 S Ellsworth Rd, Queen Creek, AZ 85142

Spend the afternoon at this family-friendly event listening to live music by some of the best Blue bands in AZ. Complete with beer, bacon, backyard games, and kids zone. VIP tickets & Discount Tickets are available at East Valley Bashas' stores. More info...

Gilbert Veteran's Day Ceremony

When: Thursday, November 7th, 11am

Civic Center Campus | 2250 S McQueen Rd, Chandler, AZ 85286

Honor our Veterans with patriotic music by local schools, presentation of colors, and guest speakers. More info…

Chandler Chuckwagon Cook-Off

When: Friday, November 8th, 6 - 10pm & Saturday, November 9th, 10am - 2:30pm

Tumbleweed Park | 2250 S McQueen Rd, Chandler, AZ 85286

This event starts with live music & beer garden on Friday night, followed by Western history, authentic 1880s chuck wagon cooking demonstrations and more. More info… 

Playfest

When: Saturday, November 9th, 10am - 3pm

ASU Art Museum | 51 E 10th St, Tempe, AZ 85281

Previously known as Family Days, this free day of creative fun will inspire you to create your own masterpiece and includes art supplies! More info…

The Color Run Love Fest

When: Saturday, November 9th, 9am

Rawhide Western Town | 5700 W North Loop Rd, Chandler, AZ 85226

Low stress, 5K, fun, un-timed run with massive color throws at each kilometer mark. Created to bring people together & to inspire continual healthy living. The finish festival features music, dancing, and activities. More info...

Arizona Harvest Fest

When: Sunday, November 10th,  9am - 4pm

Dr. AJ Chandler Park | 3 S Arizona Ave, Chandler, AZ 85286

Start your holiday shopping at this free, family-friendly festival featuring an open-air market with 150+ merchants, live entertainment, rides, competitions, and fun zone. More info...

Royal Air Force Weekend & Veterans Day

When: Saturday, November 9th - Monday, November 11th, 10am - 4pm

Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum | 2017 N Greenfield Rd Mesa, AZ 85215

In appreciation to all veterans past and present enjoy various exhibits, educational presentations and historic living history flights throughout the weekend.  More info...

East Valley Veteran's Parade

When: Monday, November 11th,  11am - 2pm

Mesa Convention Center | 263 N Center St, Mesa, AZ 85201

Join your local community to gather in thanking & celebrating local Veterans, active Military and their families at this parade starting on Center St. and University Dr. in Mesa. The parade runs south on Center St. to 1st St. and turns west onto 1st St. and continues to Robson. View from any location along the route, or use the bleachers on the west side of Center St. on 2nd St. across from the Mesa Convention Center Entrance. More info...

Veterans Day Tribute 

Monday, November 11th, 5pm – 8pm

Heard Museum | 2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

In observance of Veterans Day all U.S. military veterans, active-duty service members and a guest will receive free general admission to the museum. Enjoy many veteran groups, color guards, speakers and traditional performers at the American Indian Veterans National Memorial on site for a special Sunset Tribute to Veterans followed by a dinner reception inside the museum’s Steele Auditorium. This dinner reception is free to Veterans and their families, but registration is required. More info...

Mesa Music Festival

When: Thursday, November 14th through Saturday, November 16th 

Multiple Venues Along Main Street | Downtown Mesa, AZ

Check out Arizona’s premier emerging artist festival featuring a multitude of artists at various downtown venues. Open to the public and free to attend. More info…

American Heritage Festival

When: Sunday, November 16th, 10am - 4:30pm

Schnepf Farms | 24810 E Rittenhouse Rd, Queen Creek, AZ 85142

Experience the largest, most diverse educational living history event in the Southwest, put on by We Make History will feature: Revolutionary & Civil War reenactments, historic speeches, fashion show, music and more. More info...

Gilbert Days Parade

When: Saturday, November 23rd, 8:30 am – 11am

Heritage District | Gilbert, AZ 85296

Celebrate the Town of Gilbert’s heritage at this premier event featuring many local businesses, schools, and non-profit organizations. More info...

Gilbert Days & Lil Dudes Rodeo

When: Friday, November 22nd through Sunday, November 24th 

26601 S Val Vista Drive, Gilbert, AZ 85298

Watch cowboys and cowgirls perform bull riding, bareback and roping while kids under 55lbs can compete in Lil Dude Mutton Bustin competition with the opportunity to bareback ride sheep. Varied schedule Friday, Saturday and Sunday. More info...

Gilbert Turkey Trot

When: Thursday, November 28th 

San Tan Village | 218 E Williams Field Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85295

Make a difference in a child’s life with your participation! All proceeds will be given to local nonprofit organizations. The 1 Mile Fun Run begins at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K begins at 9 a.m. Register before November 11th More info...