Fall is a pretty busy time of year in Amarillo. If you're looking for ways to get out and have fun with the kids, here's a list of what fall events to look for when going for a fun family day out.

Sign pointing to a hayride

Gee Family's Fall Daze

This weekend is their opening weekend. Saturday is the big day. The best part is that admission is beyond reasonable. Here's what to expect:

St. Mary's Cathedral School Fall Carnival

The Fall Carnival is back this year at St. Mary's after having to skip last year. This year they'll have everything you've come to expect of this fundraising event for the school:

Photo by Debby Hudson on Unsplash
Photo by Debby Hudson on Unsplash

Amarillo Botanical Gardens Pumpkinfest

This event is a staple in the area, especially if you're wanting to get pumpkins for the kids. Admission won't break the bank.

Corn maze

Maxwell's Pumpkin Farm Fall Days & Giant Maze

Maxwell's is arguably the one thing that every family winds up experiencing this time of year. Ticket prices range depending on the level of "pass" you want. Once inside there is everything from giant slides to apple cannons for the kids to have fun on.

And of course...pumpkins. There's also a wide variety of items available to purchase and take home. Definitely an easy trip to make a whole day out of. They are open for the season.

Click this link for their website.

Parade Trumpet Player


From pumpkins and corn mazes to jazz. That's October in Amarillo. Jazztober is back and kicks off on Oct 5. It's free. Just show up to the lawn of Bivin's Mansion.

You'll want to take a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. You'll also need to bring along your own dinner or refreshments.

Click here for more information.

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