- Our list of the best things to do in Glendale, Arizona, features the top 264 nearby activities — including 92 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Glendale, AZ has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Sports & Fitness, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 29 things to do within the city of Glendale, AZ , followed by 235 popular activities in nearby cities, including Phoenix, Tempe, Scottsdale, Peoria, Surprise, Cave Creek, Goodyear, Mesa, Chandler, Avondale, Anthem, Buckeye, Carefree, Sun City, Fountain Hills and Gilbert
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8190 W Union Hills Dr, Ste 110, Glendale, AZ 85308 MoreLess Info
Designed for children under 10, PlayGrounds Fun Zone & Cafe consists of a 3,500 sq ft indoor play space and a full-service cafe that serves breakfast, lunch and desserts. They also offer a number of party packages.
The versatile Jobing.com Arena hosts hockey games, basketball tournaments, concerts and other exciting large-scale events. It features a state-of-the-art sound system and has more than 3,000 seats and 87 luxury boxes.
Fine restaurants and exciting night spots fill the Westgate Entertainment District. Its diverse offerings include bars, jazz lounges with live music, restaurants, nightclubs and dance halls have everything patrons need to party the night away.
With a capacity of 13,000 seats, the Camelback Ranch is the biggest Cactus League stadium. It has an inner lake which separates the two training fields, twelve practice diamonds, and a Walk of Fame, among others.
86% 313 votes
3711 W. Deer Valley Road, Glendale, AZ 85308 MoreLess Info
On the 47 acres of the Sonoran Desert Preserve is the Deer Valley Rock Art Center, which has a collections depicting the life of the natives which lived in the area for the last 7,000 years. The preserve is known to have approximately 1,500 Native American petroglyphs.
The multipurpose University of Phoenix Stadium has 72,000 seats and is located in Glendale, Arizona. Its retractable roof makes it a popular venue for soccer games, concerts and conventions held throughout the year.
85% 160 votes
Glendale Avenue and 58th Avenue, Glendale, AZ MoreLess Info
The oldest section of Glendale, Arizona is the Glendale Historic District. Its tastefully constructed buldings house charming boutiques, art galleries and fine dining establishments make this area popular with visitors and locals.
Featuring reserved stadium seating and digital projection, AMC Arrowhead 14 is a movie theater showing the latest Hollywood released films to its guests. Other theater amenities include comfortable plush recliners and Real-D 3-D films.
A nine-screen drive-in movie theater, West Wind Glendale 9 Drive-In displays first-run feature films using digital projection. Each screen typically shows a double feature and the theater offers a snack bar with food and drinks.
The flagship of Glendale's park network, Sahuaro Ranch Park is a recreational destination and an important historical venue. It has a large picnic zone with charcoal grills, several playgrounds and majestic peacocks that roam the grounds.