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Oktoberfest flyer

01 October . 2018

October Events

Part of the “Good in Goodyear” for Estrella residents is living in the Phoenix West Valley, which offers plenty of events, amenities and unique experiences for residents to enjoy. Check out this round up of upcoming Estrella and West Valley events happening in October.


While Estrella hosts a full calendar of activities that are only for community members (residents, please see the events calendar at lifeinestrella.com for the full list), a variety of events are also open to residents’ guests and non-residents alike. Come explore the wonderful Estrella community.

October 10: Fall Break Bubble Soccer (residents only)
Prevent Fall Break boredom by signing up your kids (8+) for a morning of bubble soccer. Kids will don giant bubble suits and attempt to play soccer – sure to be entertaining for participants and spectators alike!
• Where: Bougainvillea Park, W Calistoga Drive and S 178th Avenue, Goodyear, AZ 85338
• What Time: 9-11 am
• Cost: $3/person
• RSVP: Via Life in Estrella by 10/5

Two guys going head to head in a game of bubble soccer.

October 19: Halloween Screamfest (residents and their guests)
A community favorite, the annual Estrella Halloween party is a can’t-miss for our residents. Some featured activities will include a haunted house, inflatable corn maze, fortune teller, food trucks and more. And if you bring a guest, be sure to bring your guest pass or the additional guest fee of $5.
• Where: Starpointe Residents Club, 17665 W Elliot Road, Goodyear, AZ 85338
• What Time: 6:30-9:30 pm
• Cost: $5 per person age 3-15 (Thru 10/18). Wristbands available for $10 at the door (cash only).
• Tickets: Available at Starpointe as well as online. For online purchases, please print receipt/show smartphone receipt at event to receive wristband.

October 20-21: Estrella’s 10th Tour of Homes (open to the public)
Our 10th Tour of Homes event offers attendees the chance to view more than 80 open houses in the community, including model homes, custom home sites, quick move-ins, and resale homes. Visitors may begin the self-guided tour by picking up tour maps of the homes at the Estrella New Home Information Center.
• Where: Estrella Information Center, 10300 S. Estrella Pkwy, Goodyear, AZ 85338
• What time: 11am-3 pm
• Cost: FREE
RSVP for a special gift when you arrive

October 20: Estrella Lakeside Farmers Market (open to the public)
Join us for the first monthly farmers market of the season. Come out to North Lake to enjoy local fare, good company, and great shopping. Merchants from across the Valley will showcase specialty items, locally grown produce, fresh breads, pastries, local artwork, and more. Here are some of the great vendors that attendees can expect to see this month.
• Where: North Lake (between Starpointe Residents Club and the Estrella New Home Information Center)
• What Time: 10am-1 pm
• Cost: Free to attend

October 25: Food Truck Night (open to the public)
Bring a chair and join us for food, family, friends, live music and fun! Participating food trucks are still TBD.
• Where: Starpointe Residents Club, 17665 W Elliot Road, Goodyear, AZ 85338
• What Time: 5-8 pm
• Cost: Food available for purchase

October 26: Trunk-or-Treat (residents and their guests)
Get your fill of treats in a safe environment at our annual Trunk-or-Treat.
• Where: Starpointe Residents Club, 17665 W Elliot Road, Goodyear, AZ 85338
• What Time: 6-7:30 pm
• Cost: Free
• For more information, please call Rebecca at 602-710-7999

October 28: Holiday Portraits (residents only)
It’s that time of year again – the pre-holiday season sprint. Check a holiday to-do item off your list by scheduling a 15-minute holiday portrait session. Booked on a first-come, first-serve basis, each sitting includes 5 pictures with up to 6 participants (including animals). See Barb's work here
• Where: Starpointe Residents Club, 17665 W Elliot Road, Goodyear, AZ 85338
• What Time: 2-5:45pm
• Cost: $50
• Booking: At Starpointe through Oct. 8

Not a resident? Explore our Arizona master-planned community through our Resident-for-a-Day program. Participants may be eligible to attend one of our resident-only events. If you’re ready to live in a community brimming with social activities, stop by our Information Center or peruse our wealth of new home designs today!


October 12 – November 10: Titanic
“Winner of five Tony Awards, this musical set aboard the unsinkable Titanic tells of the passengers’ hopes and aspirations on the historic maiden voyage that defined the 20th century.”
• Where: Arizona Broadway Theater, 7701 W. Paradise Ln., Peoria, AZ 85382
• Cost: Varied

Titanic the Musical flyer.

October 13: Surprise Fiesta Grande
The Surprise Fiesta Grande is a street festival that includes a little of everything: live entertainment, a kid’s zone, a piñata plaza, vendor village, classic car show, food trucks, and so much more.  
• Where: Surprise Original Town Site, 15660 N. Hollyhock Street, Surprise, AZ 85378
• What Time: 5-10 pm

Surprise Fiesta Grande flyer.

October 20: Touch-a-Truck
The city of Glendale invites kids of all ages to discover trucks, finding out how they run, climbing through them, and exploring the worlds in which they work. Along with the trucks, there will be other special activities for children, including a sand play area and a miniature roadway with toy vehicles called Tiny Tot Drivers. 
• Where: Westgate Entertainment District, 6770 N. Sunrise Blvd., Glendale, AZ 85305
• What Time: 10am-1 pm
• Cost: Free Touch-a-Truck

Touch a truck 2018 Estrella event flyer.

October 27: Goodyear Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest season is here and the City of Goodyear is hosting its much-anticipated celebration at the Goodyear Airport. Participants will enjoy a German band from Munich, Bavarian eats, a stein, t-shirt, and, of course, German beer! All proceeds will go to the Goodyear New Life Center, an emergency shelter for domestic violence victims.
• Where: Phoenix Goodyear Airport, 1658 S Litchfield Rd Bldg 1, Goodyear, Arizona 85338
• What Time: 5pm-midnight
• Cost: $69