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Arizona's warm, sunny weather is perfect for Spring Training baseball and the endless activities that await in our state. Explore everything from world-class resorts to cactus-studded golf courses. Sample exceptional local cuisine or pop inside for a little shopping. And enjoy all the Arizona outfield has to offer with endless hiking, biking and scenic road trips. It's all part of the Cactus League Spring Training experience.

Glendale, Arizona - Glendale's Got Game!

Glendale, Ariz., is more than home runs and storied baseball franchises. The city is also home to one of the hottest sports and entertainment districts in the country, boasting NFL, NHL and college football action, as well as the nation's top concerts and shows, restaurants, nightclubs and shopping. Take in a blockbuster concert at the award-winning Gila River Arena, home of the Arizona Coyotes. Get a good look at the 50-yard line from the state-of-the-art University of Phoenix Stadium, home to the Arizona Cardinals as well as Fiesta Bowl and BCS Championship college football games. Afterward, tempt your taste buds with a variety of flavors served up by restaurants located at the nearby Westgate Entertainment District.

Explore the one-of-a-kind boutique shops and ethnic eateries in Historic Downtown Glendale, home to Glendale's signature outdoor festivals that includes everything from glowing balloons and more than 1.5 million holiday lights to the beloved annual Glendale Chocolate Affaire. Even more shopping and dining options can be found in Glendale's northern corridor, home to Arrowhead Towne Center and the high-end luxury shopping center Citadelle Plaza. Outdoor enthusiasts will find themselves at home here, too, thanks to beautiful fairways, tennis courts, hiking trails and nearby regional lake. And families will revel in endless fun thanks to Arizona's biggest water park, a wildlife zoo and aquarium, a chocolate factory, nearby theaters, museums and more.

The Glendale Convention & Visitors Bureau, home of the Glendale Visitor Center, is the first place to start your Spring Training journey. Boasting a countless supply of maps, destination guides and travel brochures, the Glendale Visitor Center is an official local visitor information center featuring information on destinations throughout the region and state. The helpful and knowledgeable travel counselors can provide assistance with Glendale and statewide travel information. Call toll-free at 877-800-2601, Monday-Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT or visit online 24 hours a day at VisitGlendale.com.

Glendale Visitor Center
9494 W. Maryland Ave., 3rd Floor
Glendale, AZ 85305
Email: CVB@VisitGlendale.com


Culver's Butter Burgers and Frozen Custard
5127 N. 99th Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85305
623-328-9282

Gordon Biersch
6915 North 95th Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85305
623-877-4300

McFadden's
9425 West Coyote Blvd., #H101
Glendale, AZ 85305
623-872-0022

Comfort Suites Glendale
9824 W. Camelback Rd.
Glendale, AZ 85305
623-271-9005

Harrah's AK-CHIN
15406 Maricopa Road
Maricopa, AZ 85139
480-802-5000

University of Phoenix Stadium
1 Cardinals Drive
Glendale, AZ 85305
623-433-7165

Harrah's AK-CHIN
15406 Maricopa Road
Maricopa, AZ 85139
480-802-5000

Westgate Entertainment District
6770 North Sunrise Blvd., Ste. 220
Glendale, AZ 85305

Tanger Outlets Westgate
6800 N 95th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85305
623-877-9500

Historic Downtown Glendale
5800 W. Glenn Drive, #140
Glendale, AZ 85301