AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – Summer presented the High Plains with a range of events and activities for families to enjoy, including music, time at the pool, and camps across the city of Amarillo. However, the oncoming autumn and the return to school don’t mean the end to area fun and attractions.

Here’s a look at a few options for how to spend an afternoon, or a full day, around Amarillo during the fall.

What’s going on?

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Full of corn, sunflowers, pumpkins, and entertainment, Maxwell’s Pumpkin Farm has begun its fall season. The farm’s “Fall Days” and Giant Maze will run through the end of October.

The Amarillo Sod Poodles are expected to continue to present regular games throughout September, with tickets still available for purchase.

Local Fall Festivals

St Mary’s Cathedral School in Amarillo announced information for its Fall Carnival, scheduled for Oct. 1 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Westminster: The Church in Austin Park announced that its Fall Festival Fun Run has been scheduled for Oct. 29, which will include a 5K and a “stroller, walker, and toddler-friendly Wolflin walk-about.”

The Dumas Downtown Association announced that the 2nd annual Dumas Fall Festival will happen on Sept. 24 at 4 p.m., in the downtown area.

Upcoming Events

Attractions and Landmarks

Museums and Educational Entertainment

Popular Venues – Sports, Music, and More

Other Areas and Experiences

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