Manager’s Update – Friday, May 25
If you visit Gilbert, there are a variety of unique things to do, places to see and restaurants to visit. As part of our Economic Development Strategic Initiative, our commitment to develop a strong economy to sustain our quality of life long into the future, we have partnered with local businesses and have launched a new website, www.visitgilbert.net.
If you have friends and family who are planning to visit Gilbert or if you’re looking for new ways to entertain your family for the weekend, I encourage you to visit and share this website.
Gilbert is regularly recognized nationally, and we were recently honored as a best suburb to visit. There is good reason for that, including our regional sporting venues like Polar Ice and Big League Dreams and our cultural amenities including the Higley Center for the Performing Arts and the Hale Center Theatre.
Our downtown is growing as an attraction with new shops and restaurants and our outdoor mall is a great place to spend the day with family. Our parks also get national attention, including the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch and our regionally popular Cosmo Dog Park.
Our medical industry is also an important draw as people come from across the state and country to our community to find the best health care for their families.
We are also fortunate to have five hotels for guests to stay at and a visitor’s center located right off the Loop 202 freeway, within easy access of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. I encourage you to bookmark and share www.visitgilbert.net.
-Patrick Banger, Town Manager