• Carve a pumpkin with Ray Villafane and the YMCA

    Learn the secrets to carving a pumpkin.

Family Carving Nights

YMCA Family Carving Nights

2017 Event Sponsors: Desert Foothills Family YMCA and Bashas’

Last year’s two-hour experience carving with and learning from world-renowned pumpkin carver Ray Villafane was enjoyed by many families! 

Proceeds from the event went to the Desert Foothills Family YMCA which supported financial assistance to those in need, local military families, affordable youth programs and drowning prevention education.

All 2017 reservations were directed to Raye Gall at 602-212-6298 or sending an email. Reservations were required.

2017 Dates and Times

Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion, Carefree Desert Gardens

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25: 6 pm – 8 pm
  • Thursday, Oct. 26: 6 pm – 8 pm
Have Questions? Call 480.488.3686

2017 Registration

1 Pumpkin, 2 chairs: $50.00.
Additional chair: $15.00 each.

Last year’s cost was $50.00. $60.00 the day of the event. First come, first serve.

Reservations were made by calling Raye Gall at 602-212-6298 or sending an email. Get event details by clicking here. Reservations were required.

The event started at 5 pm, food and beverages were also provided in the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion for only $5. Harold’s Cave Creek Corral provided family-friendly food options and the YMCA hosted the Witches Brew beverage area that offered fall beer and other beverage options. Proceeds from the Witches Brew tent benefitted the YMCA and the Foothills Food Bank.

Proceeds from this event went to the Desert Foothills Family YMCA which supported financial assistance to those in need, local military families, affordable youth programs and drowning prevention education.

*Each pumpkin includes a Ray Villafane carving tool set.

A $25 value!

RSVP to Raye Gall: 602-212-6298

2017 Event Sponsors

YMCA carving night sponsor
Bashas' YMCA carving night sponsor

Last Year’s Halloween Activities

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

Town of Carefree’s
Enchanted Pumpkin Garden

October 19 – October 28, 2018
101 Easy Street, Carefree AZ 85377
480.488.3686
info@carefreepumpkingarden.com
VisitCarefree.com

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