It’s sure to be a fun-filled fall with the return of several popular family-friendly fun events in Downtown Tempe. Favorites like the Second Sundays on Mill series and annual Halloween Stroll ensure Sundays will be fun-days in Tempe this October. Visitors of all ages can enjoy oodles of free activities while soaking up the spectacular seasonal weather, supporting local businesses and enjoying the excitement and energy that is uniquely Tempe.
The second annual Second Sundays on Mill series kicks off on Sunday, Oct. 9. The outdoor market features more than 70 local artisans and makers offering a wide selection of handcrafted items. The free event also includes pop-up street performances, live music from local musicians, mini golf, jumbo lawn games and more. Refueling for more fun is also easy with the wide selection of delicious eats and treats that can be found at Tempe’s local restaurants, as well as family-friendly snack and beverage vendors on site. 2nd Sundays on Mill (downtowntempe.com)
Also sure to be a hit with families this fall, the 2022 Halloween Stroll will be returning this Sunday, Oct. 30 from 2-5 p.m. Taking place at 6th Street Park, the not-so-spooky event includes Halloween-themed games, crafts, a costume contest, and trick-or-treating courtesy of local merchants around the Downtown area. More information is available by visiting downtowntempe.com/HalloweenStroll
Events like Second Sundays on Mill and the annual Halloween Stroll showcase Downtown Tempe as a destination for unique experiences appealing to visitors of all ages. These special occasions allow visitors to enjoy time together while supporting small businesses, artists, musicians and vendors.
The monthly Second Sundays on Mill takes place along Mill Avenue, between 3rd Street and University Drive, on:
· Oct. 9, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
· Nov. 13, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
· Dec. 11, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Holiday Market)
· Jan. 8, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
· Feb. 12, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Super Bowl Sunday)
· March 12, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The 2022 Halloween Stroll will take place in 6th Street Park, in Downtown Tempe from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30.
The award-winning Downtown Tempe Authority is a private, nonprofit organization that works in partnership with the City of Tempe to increase the value of Downtown Tempe through enhanced management, safety, marketing and promotional services on behalf of DTA members and other downtown stakeholders.
More information about Downtown Tempe’s fall and winter events is available at: downtowntempe.com/events.