The Man Who Came to Dinner
11th Annual Gilbert Global Village Festival
HIKING the Arizona Trail...From the Mexico Border to Utah!
Experience a sampling of a trail that captures everything that Arizona is about: history, nature exploration, a place void of development and the fast-paced lifestyle, socialization with others.
Apache Trail and Dolly Steamboat One-Day Van Tour
Venture deep into the Sonoran Desert. Visit Tortilla Flat. Cruise on Dolly Steamboat. Prices range from $47 to $93.
Small Town Feel with Big City Appeal. From farm-fresh cafes to barbecue diners, Gilbert’s got a flavor for good food, great shopping and picturesque weather. Find quaint dining and shopping in Gilbert’s Heritage District, shop Arizona’s premier outdoor SanTan Village, soak up nature at the Riparian Preserve, take a dive at Cosmo Dog Park, catch a fly ball at Big League Dreams, experience theater in-the-round at Hale Centre Theatre, or enjoy a night in at one of Gilbert’s four new hotels. Gilbert is the place to live, work, play – or just get away.
Gilbert has received national attention for its friendly atmosphere, excellent schools, and unmatched expansion. Over the past 20 years, Gilbert has been named one of the fastest growing towns in the country. Even with such growth, in 2009, Gilbert was named the safest municipality in Arizona and the 24th safest community. Business Week named us one of the best places to raise your kids and CNN Money ranked us as the 31st best place to live in 2010.
Gilbert boasts a high school graduation rate exceeding 90% and is bordered by Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Arizona State’s Polytechnic Campus, Northern Arizona University’s East Valley campus and AT Still University – four incredible institutions. Gilbert also serves as home to three state of the art hospitals and the recently celebrated the groundbreaking of Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, a nationally respected treatment facility.
More than one million visitors have experience the Riparian Institute, a 110 acre nature preserve regarded for how well it has been conserved and maintained. Gilbert also is home to a Big League Dreams Sports Park which features scaled down replicas of famous baseball stadiums and the Heritage District’s Water Tower Park is a fun, relaxing place for both kids and adults. SanTan Village Shopping Center offers a variety of great shopping opportunities and Cosmo Dog Park is a nationally recognized escape for our four-legged residents.
Gilbert is serviced by Sky Harbor Phoenix International Airport and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport – both within15 miles. The recent addition of hotels and a conference center make Gilbert a destination for leisure or business travel. We invite you to enjoy some sunny days in Gilbert! For additional tourist information, visit www.visitgilbert.net.
For Visitor's Information
Town Of Gilbert
50 E Civic Center Dr, Gilbert, AZ 85296
Phone: (480) 503-6000
- County: Maricopa
- Year of Incorporation: 1920
- Elevation: 1,722
- Population: 220,000