the solar capital of Arizona

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 State Route 85.Gila Bend is fast becoming known as the nation's leader in the creation of a modern, renewable energy grid.

Sightseeing brochure... The beautiful Sonoran Desert National Monument is practically in Gila Bend's backyard. Many natural and historical wonders are located in and around Gila Bend and attract visitors from around the world.
The city of Gila Bend is also the gateway to "Arizona's beach" -- Rocky Point, Mexico. 
​Check out Gila Bend's tourism brochure for things to see and do when you're in the area.

Visit Gila BEnd...

Arizona's solar capital


Monday, Dec. 1, 2014

Tree Lighting Ceremony with Santa

7pm: a small parade, with Santa riding in a Fire Truck, ends up at Community Park for the annual lighting of the trees. The park will remain lit up with Christmas lights every night of December through January 3rd.

Info: 928.683.2255


Wednesday Dec 3, 2014 (12 noon)

Gila Bend Chamber of Commerce

Meet in the Care1st Resource Center and learn about Site Steward programs designed to protect the many historical resources in the area.


Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

Hoop Shoot @ Gila Bend

9 am in Gila Bend; 3pm in Paloma

Info: 928.683.2255


Dec. 13-14, 2014: NO FLY ZONE

Luxury car racing at the Gila Bend Airfield.


Wednesday, Dec. 19th, 2014

Santa in the Park: 6-9 pm

Come to Community Park for hot chocolate, play in the snow, sing carols, Santa and more.

Info: 928.683.2255


February 2015:


Sanctioned by Grand Canyon Professional Rodeo Association.

Overall rodeo jackpot!

Info: 928.683.2255