Farmers market, beer, and celebrations of Chandler's Greek, Mexican and Indian cultures, highlight this month's events. For music and dance lovers, a music concerts and foam party are also on tap this October! Read on to learn about these fun activities and be sure to keep an eye on the event calendar for a complete listing of Chandler events!

Chandler Farmers Market
Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015
Time: 3-7:00 p.m.
Location: Dr. AJ Chandler Park, Downtown Chandler
Admission: Free

Details: Calling all Farmers Market lovers! The Chandler Farmers Market returns October 1st and runs every Thursday in Downtown Chandler through May. The market offers a selection of fresh produce, breads, tamales, and other delicious treats! Arts, crafts and jewelry are also items sold as part of the market.

Greek Festival of Chandler, A TASTE OF GREECE
Dates/Times: Friday, October 2, 2015, 5-10:00p.m.; Saturday, October 3, 2015, 11:00a.m.-10:00p.m.; Sunday, October 4, 2015, 11:00a.m.-7:00p.m.
Admission: $3; Children under 12 years of age are free - visit their website for two free passes!
Location: St. Katherine Church, 2716 N. Dobson Road

Details: Opa! The Chandler Greek Festival is a weekend long celebration being held October 2nd though October 4th at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church which becomes a mini "Greek Village" for the event. The festival is a celebration of all things Greek, featuring Greek food, dance and music. This event is fun for the whole family! Proceeds from the event benefit St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church. Free passes for the event are available by visiting their website

 

SanTan Oktoberfest
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2015
Time: 3:00 - 11:00p.m.
Location: Downtown Chandler, Dr. AJ Chandler Park
Admission: $12 online and $15 at the gate

Details: It's Oktober! Head out to the 8th Annual SanTan Oktoberfest in Downtown Chandler. Enjoy the cooler temperatures with craft beer and German food including a brat eating contest and a variety of games. This year's event will feature entertainment from Matisyahu and Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers.

16th Annual Mariachi Festival
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2015
Time: 7:00p.m.
Location: Dr. AJ Chandler Park
Admission: $20, $30 and $40

Details: The 16th Annual Mariachi Festival presented by C.A.L.L.E. de Arizona takes place at the Chandler Center for the Arts. The festival showcases music and traditional dances featuring local artists and vendors and will be a cultural celebration. Ballet Folklorico Quetzalli-AZ and Jose Soto with Tradiciones Dance Co., will perform the popular Mexican folkloric dance, while Mariachi Garibaldi from Southern California and Mariachi Sonido de Mexico from Tucson will also be providing entertainment.

 

Chandler Indian Art Market
Dates/Times: Saturday, October 10, 2015, 9:00a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; Sunday, October 11, 2015 9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.
Location: Dr. AJ Chandler Park
Admission: Free

Details:  The Chandler Indian Market is a two day event that is a celebration of the American Indian culture with food, entertainment and features authentic arts and crafts from artists throughout the Southwest. Other displays at the market will include jewelry, photography, pottery, paintings, and katsina carvings.

 

Downtown Chandler Zombie Art Walk
Date: Friday, October 16, 2015
Location: Dr. AJ Chandler Park, Downtown Chandler
Admission: Free

Details:  The Downtown Chandler Zombie Art Walk will be held from 6-10:00 p.m., on Friday, October 16th. In honor of all things spooky, this month's art walk encourages attendees to don their best Zombie attire for fun, family friendly evening in Downtown Chandler. In addition to live music, local artists will showcase their work, ranging fine wood craft, painting, pottery and finely-crafted jewelry. Specific for this month's art walk, complimentary face painting will be given by artists dressed as everyone's favorite, beloved Frozen princess, Elsa and America's mightiest hero, Captain America.

Foam Wonderland NEON BEACH TOUR 2015
Date: Saturday, October 17, 2015
Time: Doors open at 7:00p.m.; Showtime: 8:00p.m.-1:00a.m.
Location: Rawhide, 5700 W. North Loop Road
Admission: General Admission (Early Bird Pricing) $29; VIP $59

Details: Foam Wonderland, "The Ultimate Foam Party Experience" is the perfect party for all Electronic Dance Music (EDM) fans! Foam Wonderland features EDM DJs, lightning-like lasers and the world's largest foam machines. This year's featured artists include: Bingo Players, UZ, and Kayo. Ages16+/21+

 

Downtown Chandler Concert Series
Date: Saturday, October 31, 2015
Location: Downtown Chandler, Library Plaza, 125 E. Commonwealth Ave
Admission: Check website for details

Details: The Downtown Chandler Community Partnership will kick off its inaugural Downtown Chandler Concert Series on Saturday, October 31st. Entertainment lineups will feature national recording artists from around the country. This exciting new event in Downtown Chandler is great for all music lovers and event performers will be announced soon.

Stay up to date on all the great events occurring in Chandler, AZ by visiting http://www.visitchandler.com/events/