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Top 5 Things to Do in Gilbert, Arizona

Top 5 Things to Do in Gilbert, Arizona

by gdgadmin, May 2, 2019

Located in the Southeast Valley, Gilbert, Arizona is a community with a rich agricultural history, and was once known as the “Hay Shipping Capital of the World.” Today, Gilbert is known more for its people and family-friendly vibe than its alfalfa and has been consistently recognized as one of the best places to live not only in the state, but in the U.S. Gilbert, Arizona is also home to various community parks, a booming heritage district, and emerging nightlife scene.

Here are the top five things to do in Gilbert, Arizona.

#1: Picnic at Freestone Park

1045 E. Juniper Rd.

Gilbert, AZ 85234

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Freestone Park has something for everyone. That’s why it’s our first pick for things to do in Gilbert. There are batting cages; tennis, basketball, and volleyball courts; playground areas; softball and multi-use fields; a miniature railroad, Ferris wheel, and other amusement rides; ramadas with picnic tables; and much more. There are also two lakes stocked for fishing.

#2: Bird Watch at the Riparian Preserve

2757 E. Guadalupe Rd.

Gilbert, AZ 85234

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Enjoy wildlife and bird watching at the Riparian Preserve. This beautiful oasis, with its various nature trails around a preserved lake, is right in the middle of town. You can even fish – bass and sunfish are catch-and-release only, dig for dinosaur bones, camp, picnic, or just sit in nature while reading a good book.

#3: Visit Gilbert’s Heritage District

328 N. Gilbert Rd.

Gilbert, AZ 85234

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Downtown Gilbert, better known as Heritage District by the locals, boasts 26 restaurants; Hale Theater with Broadway shows; the Gilbert Farmer’s Market every Saturday, from 8AM to 12Pm during the fall/winter season, and 7AM to 11AM during the spring/summer season; and an Art Walk on the first and third Saturdays (but only October through March). Many of the restaurants are locally-owned and pet-friendly.

#4: Hit Some Balls at Topgolf Gilbert

1689 S. Santan Village Pkwy.

Gilbert, AZ 85295

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There is a great fun to be had at Topgolf Gilbert. The venue features a full-service restaurant, Topgolf games (Topgolf, Top Scramble, Quick 9, TopChip, etc.), and you can even book birthday parties for the kids and those young at heart. There are also inject-able donut holes for the kids (or the adults)!

#5: Give Goat Yoga a Try

26601 S. Val Vista Dr.

Gilbert, AZ 85298

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Are you a yogi? Then you really should give goat yoga a try. The classes are held in Gilbert’s Welcome Home Ranch, where the goats’ parade around in outfits fitting the theme, prance around your feet and run across your back during yoga practice, which usually lasts an hour.

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