Your Guide to Gilbert

We put together a collection of our favorite places and the best ways to discover Gilbert. These are truly the local tips for your trip. 

Two men and two women walk a dirt path bordered by large green desert trees in the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch in Gilbert, Arizona.

Fun Itineraries

Looking to bring your dog? We have them covered. Want to bike the town? We’ve got maps and even a playlist for you. Want to get out and explore? The desert is your wonderland and we know some of the best spots. Plan your day in and around Gilbert.

Trip Ideas

Welcome to our collection of stories from insiders and first-time visitors. There are plenty of good reads to help plan your adventures.  

Pumpkin Patches in Gilbert

Spooky (and Not-So-Spooky) Halloween Fun in Gilbert

HAVE A SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN IN GILBERT   If you are looking to get into the Halloween holiday spirit, look no further! Gilbert is the perfect place to enjoy the cooler weather and all things fall. There are Halloween activities and treats to suit your tastes in a...

Indie Holding Pumpkin

Must Try Ice Cream in Gilbert

Petersen’s  Who doesn’t love the hometown feel of a classic ice cream parlor?! Petersen’s offers delicious “old fashion” desserts, made using a recipe over 90 years old, at the cutest location! Most importantly, their flavors cover all the classics we love and come...

Baked Bear in Gilbert, AZ

Family Night: The Perfect Summer Evening in Gilbert

Family Night: The Perfect Summer Evening in Gilbert In Gilbert, family-friendly fun is always on the horizon, especially when the sun goes down.Whether under the distinctive neon lights of the Heritage District or out and about beyond downtown, Gilbert offers...

Date Night: Spend an Enchanted Evening in Gilbert

Date Night: Spend an Enchanted Evening in Gilbert Summer evenings in Gilbert involve enticing  meals and cool activities for two that make every night fun and — most important — memorable. As the sun sets over the Heritage District in downtown Gilbert, the...

Summer Fun in Gilbert, AZ

Memorial Day weekend, the start of the countdown to summer! Gilbert offers so many fun activities for the whole family over the holiday weekend. Not sure what to do? Keep reading for some great ideas!

Instagrammable places in Gilbert

We all love a gorgeous picture for our Instagram feed, but figuring out where to take them can be so hard! Taking cute photos shouldn’t require you driving around forever trying to find that mural you saw one time while scrolling through Instagram at 1 am. This is why we decided to find them for you! Here are our top 8 favorite Instagramable backdrops for you to take pictures at. We can’t wait for you to take your own photos at these beautiful locations! When you do, make sure to add the hashtag #InstagramGilbertAZ to your photos so we can see your photo magic.

Instagrammable photo by the garden

Family Fun: A Day in Gilbert

This Discover Gilbert itinerary for families on the go features a bike ride to lively breakfast spots, lunch at a farm and agricultural hub, a family-friendly street festival, some stargazing and an interactive family game night.

Bites Donuts at Gilbert Farmers Market

Outdoors and Culture: 24 Hours in Gilbert

Outdoors and Culture: 24 Hours in Gilbert Rise with the sun for nature walks, visit the lively markets, museums and restaurants with patio dining, take in a show and end your evening with live music or a lowkey nightcap. That’s the perfect day in Gilbert. Sunrise:...

Morning to Late Night: The Ultimate Day in Gilbert

Morning to Late Night: The Ultimate Day in Gilbert Coffee and brunch to shopping local for home decor, goat yoga at the ranch, dinner at the brewery and an underground speakeasy — it’ll be a full and energetic day in Gilbert. Early Morning: Get Caffeinated For...

Let the Good Times Roll!

Roller Rink in Downtown Gilbert from March 10 - March 21 Let the Good Times Roll is a pop-up outdoor roller rink featuring music, views of the Gilbert water tower, and themed skate nights. Open to ages 4 and older, socks are required. Weekday and weekend hours...

 

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