Summer Fun in Gilbert, AZ

May 23, 2019

Keep Cool in Gilbert

If the thermostat reads 105 degrees or more, there is a good chance that summer in Arizona has arrived. No sweat! All you need is shade, water, sunscreen, some A/C at times and perhaps a big hat. Oh, and something to do! 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 throughout the 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. Gilbert has great splash pads for the kids to enjoy without having to jump into the pool! The Gilbert Regional Park offers fun for kids of all ages with its splash pad that open daily. 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, 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 and couple it with shopping!

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Indoor Activities

Altitude Trampoline Park

There are plenty of family-friendly activities to keep you out of the heat in Gilbert! Altitude Trampoline Park 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 offers 30 mins of free additional play on weekdays until 5 p.m. The TopGolf website offers more information on pricing and reserving a time! At Topgolf, everywhere you look there’s a win-win for somebody.

Want more ideas on how to stay cool all summer long? Check out the EVENTS page.


Written By: Amelia Dennie (@amelia.dennie)