Local Events Happening This October


Baneen Saedi, Reporter

October is coming up soon! Here are some events happening this October you might want to go to with your family and friends:

Fall Festival at CDOBC

On October 22, there will be a Fall Festival where you can take your friends and family and have an amazing time. The Fall Festival will be a free event, with 30 carnival games, face painting, balloon animals, inflatables, a cookie walk, a toddler game area for kids, carnival food, and a lot more! This event is located at 9200 N. Oracle Road in Oro Valley and starts from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.


GlowBounce is a very cool event on October 28th and 29th. It will have children’s bouncy houses, inflatable obstacle courses and inflatable slides, a zip line, giant games, a stage, and food courts! The tickets will be between $19-$71. The tickets are colored by price. The orange ticket is $22 and will get you general admission to the event. The pink ticket is $35 and will get you express gate admission, GlowBounce t-shirts, glow merchandise including glow necklace, and glasses. The neon ticket will be $71 and will get you an express gate admission, exclusive GlowBounce t-Shirt, a pass to skip the line at attractions, and Glow Merchandise including Glow Necklace, Glasses, and a foam baton.


Tucson Reptile & Amphibian Show

On October 1st and 2nd, the Tucson Reptile and Amphibian Show will start, beggining at 9:30 AM and ending at 5:00 PM. This show will have alligators, crocodiles, cobras, mambas, Gabon Vipers, poison dart frogs, Monitor Lizards, giant tortoises, and pythons. The admission will be cash only; the price for adults is $10, kids 6-12 will be $5 and kids under 5 will be free. This event is located at 3750 East Irvington Rd. Tucson, AZ 85714 and parking will cost $5.