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).

Sightseeing brochure...

​ ​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.

Upcoming Events

Chamber of  Commerce meetings

1st Wednesday of the month (12 noon)

KOA Ranch House - 800 S. Butterfield Trail.

Info: 928.420.1964


Town Council Meetings

2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month (6pm)

Gila Bend High School Media Room

308 N Martin Street, Gila Bend.

Click for more info or call 928.683.2255


Gila Bend's Urban Fishing Pond is 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.



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Arizona's solar capital

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.