Anthem’s Autumnfest & Carnival: The 2019 Schedule

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Photo courtesy Anthem Community Council

Preparations are nearing completion for the area’s largest fall festival, complete with an arts and crafts fair featuring dozens of vendors from around the region selling handmade goods, art, jewelry and more. Anthem’s annual Autumnfest is open to the public and also features pumpkin picking, a pumpkin-decorating contest and live entertainment in the community park. Oh, and a carnival!


  • Kids’ zone with inflatables, and free hayrides.
  • Live music at the Main Pavilion (Outside the Line Saturday, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.; Matt Farris (Sunday, 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m.)
  • A strolling magician and balloon artists each day. 
  • Visit with Smokey Bear, meet local Daisy Mountain Fire and Medical crews and tour a fire engine.
  • Beer Garden and food vendors  
  • Pick out your own pumpkin(s) for a fee, to take home and carve… or stay and decorate for free. 
  • Pumpkin-decorating contest. Vote for your favorite Saturday, from noon–4:30 p.m., and Sunday, from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Winners receive prizes.
  • Enter-to-win raffle contest. Prizes include a $200 Visa gift card and an Anthem 20th Anniversary swag basket.

10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 19
10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 20
Anthem Community Park
41703 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway


Free admission

Frazier Carnival

58 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17
All-you-can-ride wristbands from 58 p.m.

59 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18
All-you-can-ride wristbands from 58 p.m.

1–10 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19
All-you-can-ride wristbands from 14 p.m.

1–5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20
All-you-can-ride wristbands from 14 p.m.

All-you-can-ride wristbands available for $20 at ticket booth, or $17 with coupon from Anthem Community Center, Civic Building and ACC’s FB event page.

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Adult & Pediatric Allergy Associates • 602-242-4592
Anthem Senior Living • 602-909-9550
Appliance Pros • 502-501-5501
Business Network of Anthem • 623-455-9630
Carroll Law Firm • 623-551-9366
Century 21 Real Estate - Jeff Huff • 623-223-1221
Creative Home Enhancements • 623-551-5409
Daisy Dream Homes Real Estate • 623-879-3277
Daisy Mountain Dentistry • 623-551-5250
Desert Foothills Air Conditioning • 480-595-0938
Edward Jones • 623-551-0523
Element Dental Centers • 623-551-5555
Hand & Stone Massage • 623-551-6602
Kendallwood Design • 602-252-3844
Kodiak Roofing • 602-501-7717
Luv My PC • 480-703-6609
Merrill Gardens • 623-201-4881
North Valley Water Solutions • 623-551-0515
Preferred Business of Anthem • 623-551-0523 
Prickett Realty • 623-551-8111
ProSkill Services • 623-551-7473
RE/MAX Professionals - Mike Higgins • 623-640-7502
Rise Above Remodeling • 623-551-2013
Soft Water Plus • 623-551-7383
SonoranScapes Landscaping • 602-842-9948
State Farm Insurance - Justin Simons • 623-551-3700
Storage at Anthem • 623-226-8634
Sunset Cabinets • 623-687-6579
Thompson & McGinnis Attorneys at Law • 602-952-2666
Titan Tree Care • 623-444-8448
Titan Pest Control • 623-879-8700
Wyman Plumbing & Mechanical • 623-551-6688

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Ciatlin Coulter
NoPho resident Caitlin Struchen launched her journalism career when she joined In&Out Publications as event listings editor in 2017. She has a bachelor of science degree in communication from Arizona State University.

Ciatlin Coulter

NoPho resident Caitlin Struchen launched her journalism career when she joined In&Out Publications as event listings editor in 2017. She has a bachelor of science degree in communication from Arizona State University.

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