Arizona is home to the jaw-dropping Grand Canyon, crazy desert wildlife, and very hot summers.
Halloween is a special time of year. It is a holiday that doesn’t exclude anyone. Regardless of age, gender, race, creed, financial status etc, Halloween is fun for everyone. There are a lot of things to do in New Mexico this Halloween. Here is a list of 6 things you can do for less than 10 dollars.
On Saturday, October 29th, Pumpkin Glow will be held in Los Alamos. The lawn of Fuller Lodge is filled with the eerie, flickering glow of hundreds of carved pumpkins lit for the annual Los Alamos Pumpkin Glow. In past years, over 2,000 people have taken in the sights of the glowing pumpkins. People of all ages and artistic talent are encouraged to participate. Everyone can carve a pumpkin!
The pumpkin artists will drop off their jack-o-lanterns in the afternoon and return after dark to view the hundreds of glowing gourds. Participants can pick up their pumpkins after the event (or choose from the unclaimed works of art). The Pumpkin Glow will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Los Alamos Arts Council
Los Alamos, NM 87544
Thriller, the song as well as the music video, are well known around the world. The massive 80’s Michael Jackson hit continues to be celebrated every Halloween as dancers take to the dance floor and reenact the dance sequence from the video. For the 8th year in a row, Albuquerque will take part in the Thrill The World simultaneous Thriller dance. It’s free and is for charity. They are still looking for fearless Thriller dancers!
Oct 29th, 2016
4:00 pm (2:15 check in)
Roadrunner Food Bank
5840 Office Blvd. NE
Albuquerque offers a wonderful pumpkin patch experience at their Maize Maze. Every Halloween season, Maize Maze is perhaps the funnest pumpkin patch experience in the state. The maze is amazing and the pumpkins are fresh for the picking. It’s fun for the whole family.
After you find the perfect pumpkin, take a trip through their maize maze!
Within the maze, there are checkpoints that will assist visitors to find their way through the maze. Signs with riddles are posted inside the maze to help visitors in their navigation. The major goal of the 2008 Maize Maze is to raise money for the programs at the farm. Service learning programs bring over 1,000 visitors to RGCF each year. The maze also provides food for the migrating birds, Sandhill Cranes and Canada Geese, that live at the farm during the winter. There are informational signs throughout the maze trails to learn about corn, owls, trees, sunflowers, and mazes.
Daylight Hours (Before sunset)
Kids age 2 & under : Free!
Kids aged 3 — 12 years : $6
Adults — $8
Night Hours (After sunset)
All Ages : $16
Another awesome corn maze and pumpkin patch experience that costs well below 10 dollars can be had at Wagners Farmland Experience. Your experience will include hay rides, a petting zoo, a pumpkin patch, a corn maze, and more.
Adults $8.00, Kids $6.00 ages 3 – 11 ( kids under 3 Free when accompanied by an adult.)
Admission includes the corn maze, hayride, petting zoo, activity park, and pumpkin patch.
Pumpkins may be purchased separately.
Open daily from 9 AM to 6 PM.
There will be a free screening of The Book of Life along with free candy, free water, and free face-painting at the South Broadway Cultural Center on Saturday, October, 29th. This is an excellent movie and free event for the whole family to enjoy.
Reward yourself for all those long hot summer days in the sun, with crisp air, picturesque landscapes, and lots of fun! For family-oriented, Halloween-themed charitable bike rides (12, 26, 54, 64, 80, 100) The 2016 Day of the Tread has a treat for everyone!
Whichever path you choose, all participants will enjoy a Sunday pre-event motivation gathering, a post-ride celebration, courses full of music, entertainment, themed recharge zones and crazy contests. Costumes are encouraged but not required. There will be prizes awarded for the best human costumes and best bike costumes. If you like dressing up in costume, putting on face paint or wigs, go for a ride for charity and crazy Halloween fun.
The Day of the Tread benefits the Pegasus Legal Services for Children.