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About Gilbert, Arizona

Gilbert, Arizona

Gilbert-Gilbert Heritage District as viewed from Gilbert Rd.


The town of Gilbert, Arizona, located southeast of Phoenix has been consistently ranked one of the best places to live.  Once considered the “Hay Shipping Capital of the World”, Gilbert has evolved into one of the fastest growing communities within the US.  With good public schools, low crime rates and sunny skies, Gilbert has made it to the CNN Money’s list of Best Places to Live.  Things to do in Gilbert....

Downtown Gilbert – Although only a few blocks long, Downtown Gilbert is packed with a variety of excellent restaurants.  From Mexican to Italian to BBQ, you will find your flavor.  Local bands can be found performing a variety of music genres.  Saturday mornings you can enjoy a variety of fresh locally grown produce from nearby farms at the Gilbert Farmers Market.

Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch – A premiere education and recreation resource providing support to the creation and conservation of scarce riparian areas.

Hale Centre Theatre -   Experience Arizona’s Premier Family Theatre which seats 350 in a round design.  Plans are in process to expand the facility.  The theatre has a tradition of bringing Powerhouse Musicals, Hysterical Comedies and Family Friendly Shows.

Gilbert Historical Museum – Explore the past and experience the present while visiting this historic museum, housed in the original Gilbert Elementary School built in 1913. 

TopGolf – TopGolf offers a one-of-a-kind experience and has over 100 climate controlled hitting bays, a full service restaurant and bar, private event spaces and free Wi-Fi. 

SanTan Village – An open air mall center covering over 1 million square feet of appealing shops and dining. 

Western Skies Golf Club – Offering an over 6,000 yard layout, this course is popular with every level golfer and is moderately priced.

Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co – The first craft brewery in Gilbert, Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co creates high quality, artfully crafted beers


Local Parks  

 The Town of Gilbert provides a variety of superior parks and recreation.  Please see the list of a few of the locations below: 

Freestone Park – Equipped with 2 lake areas, 4 lighted softball fields, a skate park and plenty of shaded picnic areas, Freestone Park provides a welcoming, fun filled day for families and individuals alike.

Discovery Park – A 48 Acre Park with 5 multi use fields, 2 ponds and a host of picnic areas, Discovery Park was named after the discovery of fossils near the site during construction.

Cosmo Dog Park – This 17 Acre Park offers separate areas for active and timid dogs, pet drinking fountains as well as 2 Dog Washing Stations.




Gilbert Unified School District is based in Gilbert, Arizona.  Gilbert Public Schools covers most of Gilbert and parts of Mesa and Chandler.


Higley Unified School District also services parks of Gilbert, Arizona


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