Gila Bend is located in Maricopa County west of Casa Grande between Yuma and Casa Grande along Interstate 8 on the banks of the Gila River.
Gila Bend is located in Central Arizona. The town is situated near a sharp bend in the Gila River on a desert plain surrounded by a low mountain range. Gila Bend is located at the intersection of State Highway 85 and Interstate 8 southwest of Phoenix. Gila Bend is a great stop over city when traveling between Phoenix and Rocky Point, Mexico or between Phoenix and San Diego. The town sits at an elevation of 735 feet. The sunny desert climate has a summer high temperature of 107 degrees and a winter low temperature of 36 degrees. Gila Bend is a town of farming and ranching that is still growing today.
There are several attractions that are popular in Gila Bend including the Gila Ben Museum.
Transportation Gila Bend Municipal Airport |
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12/05 Coming to The area
National Festival of the West Scottsdale AZ March21-24 Nation Festival of the West is the country's largest celebration of the Old West and the American Cowboy.
Arizona Renaissance Festival Apache Junction AZ March30-31 In addition to village street and pathway events, the Festival has twelve stages of ongoing shows performing every half-hour. From the daily opening ceremony to the closing cannon shot, every Festival minute and every Festival acre is filled with mirth, merriment and marketplace exhibitions.
Marana Main Street Festival Marana AZ April6 Located downtown at Marana Main Street and Civic Center Drive, between the Marana Municipal Complex and the Marana Health Center. There will be:
Concert (Saturday night),
Pancake breakfast (Sunday), and
RV boondocking (Friday-Sunday).
10th Annual Polish Festival Phoenix AZ April13-14 Authentic Polish food, beef, raffle, live entertainment, fun activities for kids.
Prickly Pear Festival Superior AZ August24 The historic copper mining town of Superior hosts a new prickly pear festival featuring a morning “how to pick and juice ‘em” class by Jean Groen.