The Boys are Back in Town - Visit Glendale AZ
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IG user: @captainjujubean || Location: State Farm Stadium

 

Guys, get ready for a weekend away from the gals and spend some quality time with the bros here in Glendale, Arizona. If you and the guys love sports, craft beer, cocktails, delicious grub, and hiking, Glendale, Arizona is the premier place for you!

 

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IG user: @kkelman || @lakid37 || @paysonferguson

Location: State Farm Stadium || Camelback Ranch Glendale || Gila River Arena

State Farm Stadium is your home to the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals! The stadium, with its retractable roof and field is unlike any other sporting experience and has played host to the 2008 and 2015 Super Bowls and the 2017 NCAA Final Four Men’s Basketball Tournament. The state-of the-art venue will be center stage for the 2023 NFL Super Bowl. It’s also home to chartbuster concerts.

During Cactus League Spring Training season, Camelback Ranch – Glendale is the place to be! Home of the MLB Los Angeles Dodgers and the Chicago White Sox, fans can enjoy the spring sunshine and America’s favorite pastime.

Home of the NHL Arizona Coyotes, Gila River Arena has popular artists play in concert, a variety of sporting events and more. For a list of events, check out www.gilariverarena.com.

 

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Location: Westgate Entertainment District || Bar Louie || Saddle Ranch Chop House

The Westgate Entertainment District is one of the largest urban developments in the state. Located in the heart of all the action, it is walking distance from State Farm Stadium and Gila River Arena making it the perfect place to pregame any sporting event in the area.

Get ready to dive deep into a delicious food coma at Bar Louie in the Westgate Entertainment District. From chef-inspired grub to craft cocktails and microbeers, you and the guys can experience a great time.  Some of the most popular items include loaded tots, a hot honey and chicken sandwich, and churros.

The Saddle Ranch Chop House is a famous restaurant that has been featured on many TV shows including Six Feet Under and American Idol. They encompass a “Rock meets Western” vibe and serve home-style cooking food. Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience and stay to ride the bull!

 

 

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Location: Thunderbird Conservation Park || Top Golf

Take a hike at Thunderbird Conservation Park and channel your inner outdoor enthusiast. Thunderbird Conservation Park is a 1,185-acre park dedicated to preserving the desert environment with a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, jogging, and more!

Topgolf is an exciting stop for entertainment that is fit for any experience level. It contains high-tech, climate-controlled hitting bays for a comfortable and relaxing experience. One feature that is exclusive to the TopGolf Glendale location is a towering 24 feet by 18 feet video wall is one that can split 12 different ways for ultimate video coverage. They also have a full-service restaurant and bar with a menu to indulge in while you relax the afternoon away.

 

 

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Location: State 48 Funk House || Dubina Brewing

And while you’re in Glendale, don’t forget to grab some brews and wood-fired pizza with the bros from State 48 Funk HouseBrewery! With games like cornhole, giant Jenga, bowling, pool and more, you and the guys will be highly entertained! State 48 Funk House is part of the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild as one of the breweries listed on their Ale Trail. Some of the craft beers and IPA’s they currently serve are:

  • Hefeweizen: True to German Style Hefeweizen with notes of banana and clove
  • Sound of Freedom IPA: A Moasic hopped IPA with notes of mango and citrus. They have named this beer after the sound of the engines from the F-35 flying over from Luke Air Force Base
  • Dust Devil Brown Ale: English Style Brown Ale with a roasty malt backbone and notes of caramel
  • AK-48 Russian Imperial Stout: A dark, viscous and roasty RIS

Dubina Brewing Company is also a great place to stop if you enjoy craft beer as they are part of the Arizona Brew Trek. Keep a passport of all the craft breweries you visit in the state with a Brew Trek book. Click here to order your Brew Trek book. Once you visit a brewery listed on the Trek, get a stamp and keep track all off the beers you’ve tried while visiting. Dubina is a unique brewery as they never serve the same beer twice. They continuously change up their taps to keep things fresh.

With Glendale’s beautiful sunny weather and a plethora of activities, you and the guys will not be disappointed. So, what are you waiting for? Start planning your trip today at visitglendale.com!

 

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