the solar capital of Arizona

Gila Bend was featured on Arizona Highways with Robin Sewell. Click the link to watch the half-hour television program that aired May 2016.

The Gila Bend Museum is bursting with history and artifacts dating back centuries. The museum is located at 644 W. Pima St. next to the Town Offices. YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS IT! (click purple button for photos of artifacts).


Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016: 21st Annual Pitch-In

Make a difference during this all-ages community clean-up event. Starts at 7am and ends with a BBQ lunch. To register individually or as a family visit the Town's website for more info and to sign-up.

Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016: FRIGHT NIGHT!

6-10 pm - Community Park

Haunted corn maze, hay rides, food booths, game booths, costume contest, pumpkin carving contest, scream contest, zombie dance and more. Be prepared to be scared! Parks & Rec Dept. 

Chamber of  Commerce meetings

1st Wednesday of the month

12 noon in the Gila Bend Resource Center at 305 E Pima. Info: 928.420.1964


Town Council Meetings

2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month (5pm)

Gila Bend High School Media Room

308 N Martin Street, Gila Bend.

Click for more info or call 928.683.2255


The Town of Gila Bend has an Urban Fishing Pond. Pond at the Rotary Centennial Park on S. Martin Ave. Urban Fishing License required to fish. Contact Parks & Recreation Dept. at 928-683-2255 for details.


Visit Gila BEnd...

Arizona's solar capital

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​ ​The beautiful Sonoran Desert National Monument is Gila Bend's backyard. So many natural and historical wonders are located in and around Gila Bend and they attract visitors from around the world.

Gila Bend is nation's leader in the creation of a modern, renewable energy grid. The city sits at the crossroads of Southwest Arizona on Interstate 8 at the intersection of SR 85.Gila Bend is fast becoming known as the nation's leader in the creation of a modern, renewable energy grid.