Alamar is Set to Host Two FREE City of Avondale Events This October and is Celebrating its Third Anniversary: A Triple Treat of Fun, Community, and Celebrations

Enjoy memorable events for the whole family while attending Barks & Treats and Creepin’ Candy Crawl!

Award-winning master planned community developer Brookfield Residential is excited to present two FREE City of Avondale Parks & Recreation events at Alamar Park during October. These community events are dog and family-friendly, open to the public, and free to attend.

First, the City of Avondale is excited to announce the upcoming Barks & Treats event, a family and dog-friendly celebration set to take place at the picturesque Alamar Park. This event is free to the public and will take place on Saturday, October 7th from 9AM to 11AM.

Families are encouraged to bring their four-legged companions to Alamar Park’s dedicated dog park to witness furry friends relishing in delectable treats, capturing endearing poses in the pup-photo opportunities set against the Barks & Treats backdrop, and flaunting unique personalities in a spirited costume contest starting at 9:45AM. Prizes will be awarded to winners in different categories. Register online for the pet costume contest at

The event will also feature an impressive K-9 demonstration by the City of Avondale Police Department at 9 AM, an assortment of food trucks, pet adoptions courtesy of the Arizona Humane Society, pet-focused exhibitors, and a self-guided Trick or Treat home tour. From 10 AM to 5 PM, Trick or Treat and discover the lifestyle of the Alamar community by exploring model homes crafted by renowned builders, including Capital West, David Weekley, Brightland Homes, Shea Homes, Brookfield Residential, Lennar, William Ryan Homes, and Woodside Homes.

In addition, we are celebrating Alamar’s third anniversary at the annual Cowboy Cookout on Saturday, October 7th from 4PM to 7PM at Alamar’s Hay Moon Park and Pool. This resident only event promises an enjoyable evening filled with friendship, delicious food, and a strong sense of community.

Finally, as Halloween approaches, kick off the evening by taking a leisurely stroll through Avondale’s Creepin’ Candy Crawl, hosted at Alamar Park on Tuesday, October 31st, from 4PM to 7PM. Meander among the ghosts while collecting treats and goodies from exhibitors and vendors. Don’t forget to bring a chair or blanket to enjoy the family-friendly film Casper along with crafts, activities, entertainment, and self-guided Trick or Treat home tour. From 10 AM to 5 PM, Trick or Treat at our model homes and discover how you can call Alamar home.

For more information on Barks & Treats and Creepin’ Candy Crawl contact the City of Avondale Parks and Recreation Department at (623) 333-2400, visit, or follow on Facebook and Instagram for updates @AvondaleParksandRec.

Alamar Park is located at 4155 South El Mirage Road in Avondale. 

“All of us at Brookfield are thrilled to once again invite everyone to come out and enjoy our signature events at Alamar,” said Dea McDonald, president of the Arizona Land and Housing Group. “These upcoming gatherings give us a chance to bring the community together for fun, family-friendly experiences. It’s a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the beautiful surroundings and build lasting connections with neighbors. We look forward to seeing everyone there.”

Spanning 40 acres, Alamar Park provides a wide range of amenities including an Amphitheatre, fishing lake, splash pad, dog park, event lawn, several play structures, and more. This park is designed to be the hub for Alamar residents and the surrounding community. The park can host large events, concerts, recreational competitions, urban fishing, company picnics, and popular programming.  Recently Alamar Park received the 2023 Outstanding Facility Award (Population 25,000 – 100k) by the Arizona Parks and Recreation Association (APRA).

The park is located inside of the beautiful community of Alamar, a Brookfield Residential master-planned community spanning across 1,150 acres as the result of collaborations with the City of Avondale.  The community is nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Estrella Mountains.