Fall into Autumn: 6 Fun Family Activities

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Fall will soon be in the air and with the cooler weather, families can spend quality time together and enjoy the outdoors again. Check out our list of six things for families to enjoy together this October.

Musical Instrument Museum

MIM, located in the PVSchools boundaries, offers weekend educational programs for children to discover new cultures by actively participating in music activities and exploring unique galleries and exhibits. Find out more information by visiting MIM's website.

Phoenix Zoo

Bond over your family’s love of animals and nature at the Phoenix Zoo. With animal encounters, experiences, water play areas and playgrounds, and a focus on conservation, the Phoenix Zoo offers families a fun and exciting day of exploring. Find out more information and learn how you can discover what the zoo has to offer.

Challenger Space Center

The Challenger Space Center is relaunching and opening its doors this fall in the heart of PVSchools. The Challenger Space Center offers engaging STEM exhibits for space enthusiasts. Find out more by visiting the Space Center's website

Children’s Museum of Phoenix

The Children’s Museum of Phoenix offers a day of curiosity, engagement, imaginative play, and fun. If you visit the museum on the first Friday of each month from 5 to 9 p.m., admission is free! Learn more by visiting the Children's Museum website.

Desert Botanical Gardens

Take a stroll through the Desert Botanical Gardens (DBG) this October. With towering saguaros and delicate flowers, explore the offerings of desert habitats of the world. The garden has more than 50,000 desert plants and illustrates conservation, desert living, desert wildflowers, and plants. Plan your visit by checking out DBG's website.

Pumpkin Patches

If you’re looking to pick a pumpkin and have a fun day exploring corn mazes and rides and attractions, area pumpkin patches are the place to be. Find your favorite area pumpkin patch online and make a day trip of it!