• Whimsical fun for everyone

    Ray Villafane’s back! Our 2017 event will be October 20th – 29th.

  • Ray Villafane: World-renowned pumpkin carver

    This year includes a colossal 672 lb. carved pumpkin!

    Get to know Ray
  • Whimsical fun for everyone

    Ray Villafane’s back! Our 2017 event will be October 20th – 29th.

  • Scarecrows are back this year!

    Ray Villafane’s back! Our 2017 event will be October 20th – 29th.

Spectacular pumpkin attraction

FREE daily admission
October 20 – 29, 2017


Featured in Food Network Magazine

Our event has garnered national attention!

The Enchanted Pumpkin Garden has been highlighted in the October issue of Food Network Magazine. Come experience our fantastic event this year, October 20th – 29th. For the event’s schedule, click here.

Food Network callout for Enchanted Pumpkin Garden

Enjoy Carefree Fun

See our pumpkins come to life!

Carefree’s Enchanted Pumpkin Garden will be held October 20th – 29th with world-renowned pumpkin carver Ray Villafane hosting live pumpkin carving demonstrations in the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion at the Carefree Desert Gardens. Enjoy FREE daily admission!

This year come see our COLOSSAL 672 lb. carved pumpkin! Read press release.

Magical activities for both kids and adults plus culinary delights and autumnal refreshments including a craft beer garden and live music on the weekends.

Be sure to visit our spectacular pumpkin event this year. Check out the highlighted activities by clicking below.

A fun experience!

Over 50 whimsical pumpkin characters artfully carved.


Visit and Enter to Win!

CIVANA Carefree Resort weekend.

2017 Halloween Activities

Adopt a Pumpkin
Carefree Corn Maze
Family Carving Nights
Costume Contests
Craft Beer Garden & Autumnal Treats
Witch Hat Sales & Silent Auction
Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest
Pumpkin Arts and Crafts
Face Painting
Trunk or Treat

We need Volunteers!

This year promises to be the best year ever, but we need additional volunteers in the following areas:

  • Storytellers dressed as witches and warlocks to tell spooky stories to the kids
  • Help monitor the Craft Beer Garden gates and take tickets
  • Keep a watchful eye on kids in the Carefree Corn Maze

Click the link below to learn more about how you help volunteer at this year’s Enchanted Pumpkin Garden. Thank you!

Ray’s Client List

He’s circled the globe carving pumpkins and entertaining people

Have questions? Give us a call at 480.488.3686 or send an email inquiry!

To learn more about the Town of Carefree and all the great dining, shopping and upcoming festivals, events and concerts, click our logo:

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Town of Carefree’s
Enchanted Pumpkin Garden

October 20 – October 29, 2017
101 Easy Street, Carefree AZ 85377

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