Make memories that will last a lifetime and turn your event into a vacation to Gilbert, Arizona. Our friendly community is located southeast of Phoenix and is only a short drive away from the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. Known for being one of the best places to live in America, Gilbert, Arizona offers 9.8 million square feet of retail and more than 700 acres of designated open space for recreation and entertainment, providing a quality of life that translates to a thriving and diverse community. Gilbert is home to seven golf courses, six major parks, four community pools, four community recreation centers, a performing arts center, a privately-owned theatre, an indoor ice arena, a USA BMX facility and the Big League Dreams Sports Complex. Throughout the year, Gilbert is host to numerous festivals, youth and amateur sporting events, academic conferences, sports tournaments and a bi-weekly art walk. In addition to the diverse tourism amenities, Gilbert's Heritage District is a true gem. The heart of the community, the Heritage District is where echoes of the old west meet modern cuisine. It has been named one of the five best food neighborhoods in metro phoenix by the Phoenix New Times and is affectionately referred to throughout the valley area as Delicious Gilbert. Contact Discover Gilbert today to learn more about the many welcoming accommodations available during your vacation in Gilbert, Arizona.