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Tips for Summer Trip to the Grand Canyon

 

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Looking forward to some gorgeous views at the Grand Canyon this summer? Here are some tips to make your trip easier for your family:

Currently, Grand Canyon National Park does not require reservations or timed entry.

During the summer and hoiday periods, the South Rim Entrance Station experiences long lines and visitors can expect to wait in line for up to two hours to enter the park between 9:30 am to 4 pm.
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May 6, 2022
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El Puente Arts and Cultural Festival for Kids in Tempe

El Puente Fest in Tempe

The 10th Annual El Puente Festival is returning as an in-person event at Tempe Center for the Arts (TCA) on Sunday, April 10, 2022 from 2 to 5:30 p.m. After two years of live streaming this youth centric arts and culture festival, the beloved event will return to TCA for a free event that will include music and dance performances from youth groups from around the Valley.

A unique festival dedicated to making connections, El Puente, the Spanish word for bridge, brings people together by sharing diverse music, dance, art, and cultural traditions. Read more…

March 30, 2022
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Free Outdoor Concerts in Gilbert on Thursdays

Gilbert Water Tower Free Concerts

Every Thursday, Gilbert is presenting two free outdoor concerts!

Enjoy the sounds of local musicians during one of our free Gilbert Concerts in the Park, now at two locations, Gilbert Regional Park and Water Tower Plaza! Be sure to come hungry, local food trucks will be on site at every event. Don’t forget your blanket or lawn chair!

Water Tower Plaza Spring 2022 Concert Series

45 W Page Ave, Gilbert, AZ 85233

Thursdays | 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

March 10 to 31t

 

Gilbert Regional Park 2022 Spring Concert Series

3005 E Queen Creek Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85298

Thursdays | 6:30 – 8:30 PM

April 7 to May 5th

 

 

March 7, 2022
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Spring Break Camp at USA Youth Fitness

USA Kids Camp is an action-packed way to keep your kids active over Spring Break! There are full day camps for all kids ages 5 – 12 years old in two locations: Gilbert and Queen Creek.

All camps are planned with daily nonstop activities for a fun time in the gym. Your kids will meet new friends while staying active and having a blast here at USA gym! Camp includes a variety of activities throughout the day and week like:

Group games * Special guests * Crafts * Open gym * Weekly themes * Trampoline * Dance * Foam pits * Dress up days * Fundamental gymnastics rotations * Contests * Prizes * Obstacle courses * And much more FUN!

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March 4, 2022
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Montezuma’s Castle Offers View into the Past

 

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This monument offers a window into the past and was the third National Monument dedicated to preserving Native American Culture. Established on December 8, 1906, Montezuma Castle features a 20 room high-rise apartment, nestled into a towering limestone cliff. The site tells a story of ingenuity, survival and prosperity in a most unforgiving desert landscape.

The monument is approximately 90 minutes from Central Phoenix. To plan a visit, check out the website for more info.

January 28, 2022
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Skate, Splash, Play at Surprise Farms Community Park

 

Surprise Farms Community Park offers a lighted skate park for your kids to test out their skills. The park also features two playground areas, lighted basketball courts and – for when the weather heats up, a splash pad. If you want to bring your four legged family members, there is a dog park as well. The park is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m daily.

17894 W Westpark Blvd, Surprise, AZ 85388

 

January 19, 2022
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