PO Box 457, I-10 Exit 175, Sacaton Arizona 85247
The Gila Indian Center is Native American owned and features authentic crafts. The Center represents over 20 different tribes. The Gila Indian Center is a free historical museum located on the three-acre Heritage Park. There is also a cafe that features Indian fry bread. No fees are charged and the Center is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. daily.
The Center also offers pottery, basketry, jewelry and paintings. The Cener is located along Interstate 10, south of Phoenix at the Casa Blanca Interchange.
Other History nearby:
(Glendale) American Museum of Nursing
(Chandler) Arizona Railway Museum
(Phoenix) Arizona State Capitol Museum
(Mesa) Arizona Temple Visitors' Center
(Coolidge) Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
(Florence) Florence General Store
12/02 Coming to The Sacaton 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.