Things To Do In Queen Creek


Angela Gordon

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So you’re looking for things to do in Queen Creek?  Don’t you worry, I have you covered!  Here are some of my favorite places to go and favorite things to do.  These are in no particular order, so start wherever your heart takes you!


Queen Creek Olive Mill

This family-run and operated Olive Farm brings the most amazing olive oil and so much more to Queen Creek.  You will find no shortage of olive oil at this establishment, be prepared to walk the aisles and start building your very own olive oil collection.  What you will be surprised to know is that the offerings don’t stop at olive oil!  Come here for a bite to eat, delicious gelato, grab a glass of wine, sangria or an ice cold beer.  Be sure to visit Infusion Coffee for your morning cup of joe OR your afternoon pick me up.  Check their events calendar and stop by for their live music during the amazing Arizona evenings.  You will find some of the most popular local offerings such as salsa, local honey, seasonings to elevate your cooking, bread, every variety of olives and so much more!


Event Calendar can be found here.


San Tan Mountain Regional Park

This park boasts over 10,000 acres of history, hiking trails, equestrian riding and wildlife.  This park has recreational events for all age ranges and abilities.  Whether you’re looking to get out and explore the history that the park has captured, attend a class all about our desert wildlife or go out on an evening mountain bike ride, I am confident you will find something that suits you.  


Event Calendar can be found here.


MD Ranch

Daytime, sunset, sunrise, date and full moon rides are just examples of the horseback rides that MD Ranch offers.  These rides are offered to anyone over 6 years of age and every day of the week.  Be sure to check with them before showing up, they often move their rides to a cooler location during the summer months.  


Find out more here.


Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Center

This park and Equestrian center offers over 38 acres and is home to horse shows, barrel racing and pole bending, cutting, ranch sorting, reining, roping, bronc and bull riding.  You will also find that concerts, car shows and vendor fairs will set up shop at this gorgeous venue.  Switch up your typical date night spots and add this one into the mix or bring the whole family out!  Plan ahead by checking out the events calendar.


Event calendar can be found here.


Mansel Carter Oasis

Here you will find 48 acres of FUN!  This oasis is home to baseball fields, playgrounds, sand volleyball courts, basketball courts, 5-acre fishing lake, rock waterfall, picnic ramadas, skate park, sand discovery dig area, splash pads, equestrian hitch post, trail access, and fitness pods.  As you can see there is something for everyone here!  If you’re planning on using a ramada, be sure to verify the availability.  


Be sure to check out the website for park hours, ramada availability and more here.


Schnepf Farms

Schnepf farms just celebrated their 70th birthday and boy do they have a lot to celebrate!  This Queen Creek gem has built the reputation for the most incredible baked goods, naturally grown pesticide free vegetables and events throughout the year to keep your family coming back for more!  The pumpkin patch, Fourth of July celebration, wedding venues, ice skating, glamping and peach picking are just a glimpse into what this farm brings to the Valley.  Family owned and operated, rest assured you feel part of the family from the moment you step foot on the farm.  


Learn more about Schnepf Farms and the events here.



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