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The Enchanted Pumpkin Garden was amazing

It would appear that the previous reviewer did not appreciate the "adult " content of some of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bob L
,
Calgary, Canada
Enchanted Pumpkin Garden is secretly R-rated

We visited the downtown blocks-long plaza in Carefree to see the giant sundial. Over the Halloween... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
ah4968
,
Aberdeen, Washington
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  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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E Sundial Cir, Carefree, AZ
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It would appear that the previous reviewer did not appreciate the "adult " content of some of the displays. On the other hand, I thought that most of the situations displayed were very clever and well thought out. The little gourd chicks were hilarious. I...More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We visited the downtown blocks-long plaza in Carefree to see the giant sundial. Over the Halloween season, Oct 20-29, 2017, the 3rd annual Enchanted Pumpkin Garden featured 8-10 dioramas with pumpkins carved and arranged by artist Ray Villafane. Generally very clever, with funny situations and...More

Thank ah4968
Reviewed 25 October 2017

A small yet quaint place to visit for children and adults. It is especially a nice place when there are events such as wine and art shows, Farmer's Market and holiday events. Visit galleries, English Tea Room, restaurants and shops or take the children to...More

Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I stayed at the Carefree Resort and rented a car, to check out the sites. I was a little disappointed to see the sundial and local shops. It looked like a ghost town; not many people or much of anything to look at. The sundial...More

Thank SandraT272
Reviewed 16 August 2017

It would be easy to miss this oasis if you didn't watch for the portals on Tom Darlington (a continuation of Scottsdale Rd.) and another one on Cave Creek Road, but when you spot those roundabouts, turn in! The gecko slide is across from the...More

Thank EscaladeEscapades
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Pretty cool to find a huge sundial as a historical landmark in the center of a small and lazy desert town. A drive through the authentic western towns of Carefree and Cave Creek was nice for a sightseeing afternoon.

Thank turquoise-starfish
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Carefree is the sort of place that just makes you smile....the sundial and town center area is beyond charming. Water fall, strolling, lizard playground, delicious little dining options and for smiles sake.....English High tea...... Farmers market is there on weekends and the place just calls...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful retreat in middle of Carefree. Artwork, sales, music and restaurants. The town sculpture has new work on display the year round. Plenty of free parking.

Thank Marcus N
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We inspected this piece of art thoroughly and was quite surprised that it works accurately! This was fun to see!

Thank juliaholley12
Reviewed 2 May 2017

this huge sundial is at the Carefree Desert Garden and is quite a huge thing! it would be a great place to bring young children since there is a splash park right along the path. a lovely fountain is close as well, so the kiddos...More

Thank Denise G
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