Choosing a Glendale home means living in an active town that has many activities and amenities to offer its residents. Located about nine miles to the northwest of downtown Phoenix, this city of just over 200,000 residents offers many recreational, employment, educational, and shopping opportunities to residents. Sports enthusiasts have much to cheer about, with two professional sports teams calling Glendale home. Come on out to root for the Arizona Coyotes NHL team at the Gila River Area, or enjoy some NFL football by watching the Arizona Cardinals play at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Tostitos Fiesta Bowl as well as the BCS Championship game are played here as well.
In addition to watching sports, residents can get active by joining a rec league. There are opportunities for adults and children to participate in a wide variety of sports and activities such as softball, dance, and soccer. Swimming lessons and many other classes and after school programs are available as well. Meet other residents through these activities and also by attending some of the great annual events that take place in Glendale. Enjoy the Summer Concert Series that takes place every Thursday in June and July. The Glendale Chocolate Affaire allows Glendale real estate owners the opportunity to satisfy their sweet tooth the week before Valentine’s Day. In addition to these, there are many holiday festivities such as Winter Wonderland and Jingle Bell Rockin’ Nights.
Glendale offers many employment opportunities and it is also a very easy commute to jobs in the Phoenix metro area. Glendale offers several well reviewed school districts and several institutions of higher learning such as Glendale Community College, Arizona State University Thunderbird School of Global Management, and Midwestern University. Find all that you need for yourself and your family with the abundance of nearby shopping and dining options. Historic Downtown Glendale offers many cute boutiques and specialty shops as well as tasty restaurants. Those seeking a larger shopping mall setting can take a look at Arrowhead Towne Center. Here, residents can find over 170 shops and restaurants such as Aeropostale, Panera Bread, Famous Footwear, Jamba Juice, and a movie theater. Glendale is a vibrant and fast paced city that has a full calendar to offer its residents.
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