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. 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 College Football Playoff Championship game. 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 and Glendale Jazz & Blues Festival. 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