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Globe is located in Gila County, of which it is the county seat, east of Phoenix between Miami and San Carlos along US Highway 60 near Theodore Roosevelt Lake and the Tonto National Forest.
The community of Globe was established in 1876 as a mining community. It is said that Globe got its name from a large piece of silver, in the shape of a globe, found at a local mine. This area is still active in mining both copper and turquoise.
Globe is known for its old buildings that have been restored and adapted for modern uses. The area is also known for its annual "Apache Jii Day" Indian Fest in October. The festival celebrates the area's Native American culture. Area mining and ranching history is preserved in the Gila County Historical Museum, housed in the former Old Dominion Mine Rescue Station.
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Motels, Hotels and Resorts Arizona Globe Motel 6 | Besh-Ba-Gowah Archaeological Park |
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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.