the solar capital of Arizona



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.



October 3 & 4, 2015


Amazing high-end cars race against one another on a half-mile track at the Gila Bend, Arizona, airport. Don't miss this exciting event. More info:!noflyzonearizona/c99h


Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015

Military Vehicle Preservation Association

Stopping in Gila Bend on their 30 day tour across the nation! Come see the hundreds of military vehicles at the Elk's Lodge on east side of town. Dinner offered that night at the lodge. Don't miss this event!


February 2016 (TBD)

Annual Butterfield Stage Days Rodeo & Parade

This annual weekend event in Gila Bend draws cowboys & cow-gals from across the nation to compete in exciting rodeo events. Parade is Saturday  morning.


February 27, 2016

RACE WARS was a spectacular event and thousand of people came out to race and enjoy all things related to cars. If you missed out plan on coming out to Gila Bend in November for the next RACE WARS! Keep checking here for more info.

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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.