Keep Cool in Gilbert

With the upcoming Memorial Day weekend,  the countdown to summer has officially begun. Have you found activities to keep the kids both busy and cool during the summer? Luckily, Gilbert offers so many fun activities for the whole family to enjoy over the holiday weekend and summer. Keep reading for a few great ideas to check out around Gilbert, AZ this summer!

Gilbert Farmers Market

Located in Downtown Gilbert just west of the iconic water tower, The Gilbert Farmers Market is open every Saturday year-round! For the summer, hours are from 7 – 11 a.m. You, the family, and even your furry family friend can come to check out over 60 vendors with local food, products, and goodies! In addition to the amazing vendors, the Gilbert Farmers Market also hosts delicious food trucks, local restaurants, and entertainment for everyone who comes.

Gilbert Splash Pad

With the weather starting to warm up, we are all searching for something to cool us down for the holiday. Gilbert has great splash pads for the kids to enjoy without having to jump into the pool! The Gilbert Water Town Plaza offers fun for kids of all ages with its splash pad that runs from 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily. Located in the heart of Gilbert’s Heritage District, there are treats just around the corner when the kids get tired. Another option is the SanTan Village children’s play area that not only has a covered play area but an entertaining splash pad as well! Located by Build-A-Bear and the Disney Store, this splash pad runs from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (closed daily from 2 – 3 p.m. for cleaning) and is a great option to cool the kids down during your holiday weekend shopping!

Indoor Activities

Altitude Trampoline Park

There are plenty of family-friendly activities to keep you out of the heat over the holiday weekend! Altitude Trampoline Park in Gilbert is a great choice to get all the kids’ energy out while still keeping cool. Equipped with trampolines, a rock wall, a battle beam, a trapeze swing, trampoline basketball, and plenty of other opportunities for fun- Altitude Air is always a hit! They offer both weekly summer passes and season-long passes at a great price. Additionally, they offer toddler time for kids under 6 to get safe playtime Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. -noon! Check out their website for more information.


Topgolf Gilbert

Gilbert is also proud to have Topgolf as part of our community! At Topgolf you can enjoy family-friendly competition fueled by delicious food and drinks. Perfect for guests of all ages, Topgolf has a Summer Fun Pass that allows you to enjoy the unlimited gameplay with up to 5 guests per visit – weekdays until 5 p.m. – from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Early bird pricing gets you this pass for a great deal. The TopGolf website offers more information on pricing and reserving a time! At Topgolf, everywhere you look there’s a win-win for somebody.

What activities are you looking forward to this Memorial Day Weekend and throughout the summer?! Let us know what you are planning in the comments!

Written By: Amelia Dennie (@amelia.dennie)