Overlooking Scenic Glendale, Arizona

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Our great town of Glendale, Arizona has the charm of a small town with all the amenities of a big city. Sunshine and blue skies are almost a daily attraction and warm winter days are perfect for outdoor activities. Our football stadium hosted Super Bowls 2008 and 2015 and will host again on February 12, 2023. The NCAA Final Four 2017 also took place in our town. State Farm Stadium and Gila River Hockey Arena, alongside Westgate City Center, are a hub of sports, entertainment, shopping and dining.

  • many great restaurants in Glendale, Arizona

    Glendale Dining

    With 3,700+ restaurants in a wide variety of cuisines to choose from in areas such as Westgate, Historic Downtown, Arrowhead, the Bell Road corridor and more, Glendale has a dining taste for everyone!
  • Historic Downtown Glendale and Catlin Court

    Historic Downtown

    Glendale's quaint, historic Old Towne and Catlin Court areas not only feature antique shopping and museums, but many festivals such as the Chocolate Affaire and Glendale Glitters with millions of Christmas lights.
  • Glendale is Arizona's Antique Capital

    Antique Shops

    Glendale is Arizona's Antique Capital with many antique stores, boutiques, specialty shops, and cafes in the historic downtown area. The tree-lined quaint area is walkable with charming bungalows surrounding a park and library.
  • Luke Air Force Base, Glendale, AZ

    Luke AFB

    Luke Air Force Base in the far west side of Glendale is the largest jet fighting training base in the world. Luke trains F-35 and F-16 fighter pilots with a population of about 7500 military members and 15,000 family members.
  • Sports and Recreation in Glendale, Arizona

    Sports & Recreation

    Glendale is home to the NHL Arizona Coyotes, NFL Arizona Cardinals, Super Bowl 2008, 2015 and 2023, the 2017 NCAA Final Four, Cactus League Spring Training for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox at Camelback Ranch and the Fiesta Bowl game.
  • Last Drive-In Theater in Arizona is in Glendale

    Drive-In Theater

    The West Wind Glendale 9 Drive-In is one of the few remaining drive-in movie theaters in the United States. They screen first-run movies nightly. Learn more about this retro-style, last remaining Arizona drive-in theater. Check showings and showtimes

Special Events in Glendale, Arizona

( GRA=Gila River Arena / SFS=State Farm Stadium )
( WG=Westgate City Center / ATC=Arrowhead Towne Center )


Sep 15 – Hot Rod Night (WG)
Sep 16 – Bike Night (WG)
Sep 18 – Tame Impala Slow Rush Tour (GRA)
Sep 18 – Walk, Wag & Run, ASU West
Sep 22 – Gold Over America Tour Starring Simone Biles (GRA)
Sep 23 – Bike Night (WG)
Sep 24 – Mike Epps in Real Life Comedy Tour (GRA)
Sep 29 – Hot Rod Night (WG)
Sep 30 – Ballet Under the Stars, Saguaro Ranch Park
Sep 30 – Bike Night (WG)
Oct 01 – Live at Murphy Park, Soul Power Band
Oct 02 – Monster Jam (SFS)
Oct 02 – Live at Murphy Park, Ashley Wineland
Oct 06 – Hot Rod Night (WG)
Oct 07 – Live at Murphy Park, Blaine Long
Oct 07 – Bike Night (WG)
Oct 08 – Live at Murphy Park, Notes From Neptune
Oct 8/9 – Jurassic Fight Night (GRA)
Oct 09 – Live Well Arizona Expo, Glendale Civic Center
Oct 09 – Live at Murphy Park, Ritmo Latino
Oct 13 – Hot Rod Night (WG)
Oct 14 – Live at Murphy Park, Haley Green Band
Oct 14 – Bike Night (WG)
Oct 15 – Live at Murphy Park, Comedian Savannah Hernandez, Verry Cherry
Oct 16 – Live at Murphy Park, The Instant Classics
Oct 17 – Dan + Shay The Arena Tour (GRA)
Oct 20 – Hot Rod Night (WG)
Oct 21 – Live at Murphy Park, The Bayou Bandits
Oct 22 – Live at Murphy Park, Tracing Faces
Oct 23 – Live at Murphy Park, Fayuca
Oct 28 – Live at Murphy Park, Neon Circus
Oct 29 – Live at Murphy Park, People Who Could Fly
Oct 30 – Live at Murphy Park, Jaleo
Nov 11 – Enrique Iglesias & Ricky Martin (GRA)
Nov 13 – Harry Styles Love On Tour (GRA)
Nov 19 – TruTV Impractical Jokers (GRA)
2022
Jan 01 – 51st Annual Playstation Fiesta Bowl (SFS)
Feb 05 – Monster Energy AMA Supercross (SFS)
Feb 19 – Great American Songbook and All That Jazz, Glendale Civic Center
Jan 23 – JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour (GRA)
Feb 22 – Justin Bieber Justice Tour (GRA)
Mar 04 – Ana Gabriel Por Amor A Ustedes Tour (GRA)
Mar 22 – The Weeknd After Hours Tour (GRA)
Apr 02/03 – Billie Eilish Happier Than Ever, The World Tour (GRA)
Apr 04/06 – Rage Against The Machine (GRA)
Apr 08 – Celine Dion Courage World Tour (GRA)
May 14 – Eric Church The Gather Again Tour (GRA)
Aug 25 – Def Leppard & Motley Crue The Stadium Tour (SFS)

Fear Farm and Haunted Corn Maze in Glendale, Arizona Fear Farm & Haunted Corn Maze
Open September 24 through October 31 (closed some Mon/Tue)
7 - 10 PM, 6801 North 99th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85305
More details

Hot Rod Nights at Westgate City Center Hot Rod Nights at Westgate City Center
Wednesday Nights through October 20th (except 9/22)
6 - 9 PM, WaterDance Plaza
More details

Bike Nights at Westgate City Center Bike Nights at Westgate City Center
Thursday Nights through October 14
6 - 9 PM, WaterDance Plaza
More details

Live Music at Westgate Live Music at Westgate City Center
Every Friday & Saturday Night
7 – 10 PM, Fountain Park
See who's playing this weekend

Farmers Market at Arrowhead Towne Center Saturday Farmer's Market
Every Saturday Year Round
October – May: 9 am – 2 pm
Arrowhead Towne Center, 7780 West Arrowhead Towne Center, Glendale (north side of Dillard's)
Fresh produce, food vendors, food trucks & family fun, leashed dogs welcome, More info

What's New or Coming to Glendale, Arizona



mystery location in Glendale Arizona MYSTERY IMAGE
Can you identify this mystery location in Glendale?

Hints:
1) National Register of Historic Places
2) "Dinky Links"
3) Signal Oil
4) Morcomb

ANSWER


Glendale's Centennial 2010 WAS OUR CENTENNIAL YEAR
The city of Glendale celebrated its 100th anniversary as an incorporated city on June 18, 2010. The town was founded by William John Murphy in 1892 and incorporated in 1910.

Explore Glendale's History

Glendale History Links

Glendale's Historical Plaques (walking and driving tours)
Historic Downtown Glendale Walking Tour
Catlin Court Historic District
Catlin Court Walking Tour
History of Glendale
Thunderbird Field and Thunderbird Tower Restoration Project
Arizona Memory Project Historic Glendale Photos

 Frequently-Called Glendale Numbers

Emergency: 9-1-1
Fire Department: (623) 931-5600
Poison Control: (602) 253-3334
Police: (623) 930-3000
Sanitation: (623) 930-2660
Water & Sewer: (623) 930-4100
— Libraries —
Main Library: (623) 930-3530
Foothills Branch: (623) 930-3830
Heroes Regional Park Branch: (623) 930-2820
Velma Teague Branch: (623) 930-3430
More frequently-called numbers

Arizona Facts & Fun Trivia

  • The hottest temperature in Arizona was 128 degrees, recorded in Lake Havasu City on June 29, 1994.
  • The hottest temperature in Phoenix was 122 degrees, recorded on June 16, 1990.
  • The coldest temperature in Arizona was -40 degrees, recorded at Hawley Lake on January 7, 1971.
  • The coldest temperature in Phoenix was 17 degrees, recorded on January 5, 1950.
  • The windiest day in Phoenix was July 18, 2005 when top wind speed reached 77 mph.
  • The snowiest day in Phoenix was February 2, 1939 when 0.4 inches fell in 24 hours.
  • Phoenix sees an average rainfall of 7.64 inches per year.
  • The original London Bridge was shipped stone-by-stone and reconstructed in Lake Havasu City, AZ.
  • Arizona entered the Union February 14, 1912 as the last of the 48 contiguous states.
  • The world's largest solar telescope is located at Kitt Peak Observatory near Tucson.
  • The world's largest rose bush, planted in 1885, is located in Tombstone.
  • Pluto was discovered from the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff in 1930.
  • Mount Lemmon, near Tucson, is the southernmost ski resort in the U.S.
  • The world's first retirement community, Sun City, opened on January 1, 1960.
  • The only McDonald's in the world with turquoise arches is located in Sedona.
  • The world's best preserved meteorite impact site is near Winslow.
  • Read more Arizona facts and trivia



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