Check out AZ Central’s article on Sahuaro Ranch Park

Enjoy the 1886 homestead that is one of the oldest and best-preserved examples of early ranches in the Salt River Valley. All the original restored buildings are open to the public October-May. The lush grounds and gardens are open each day for walking tours dawn to dusk. Sahuaro Ranch invites the visitor to explore adventures in history.


The crown jewel of Glendale’s park system, Sahuaro Ranch Park offers users both a recreational and historical experience. The park is unique with its historic ranch buildings and its recreational park areas. Visitors can picnic, play on the playgrounds, visit with chickens, view peacocks, explore the old ranch grounds or play a ball game.

Preserving one of the Valley’s oldest and most magnificent ranches, the 17-acre Historic Sahuaro Ranch features 13 original buildings, a rose garden, barnyard and historic orchards.

Listed on the National Register of Historical Places and known as the “Showplace of the Valley,” the Historic Sahuaro Ranch offers activities, exhibits and guided tours—keeping the history of early settlement in the Valley alive. Read more about Sahuaro Ranch Park’s history, or view historic photos of Sahuaro Ranch at Glendale’s History Project.

Their mission is to preserve a historic site where the community participates in the ongoing development of educational and social experiences that connect Glendale residents and visitors to the past and to each other.

SAHUARO RANCH ROSE GARDEN AND GUEST HOUSE AVAILABLE FOR WEDDINGS: The Glendale Arizona Historical Society has been facilitating weddings in the historic Sahuaro Ranch rose garden since 1986 with over 2,000 successful weddings at an affordable venue price. The wedding package include exclusive use of the rose garden or palm grove for hours hours. The bride and groom and attendants will have the 1898 Guest House use for four hours to dress and prepare for the wedding. The society provides a white wedding arch, chairs for up to 200 guests and restrooms in the Guest House for guests. Society volunteers will be available to answer questions  or to help you in any way we can. The society can accommodate up to 200 guests. The cost is up to 50 guests $500; 50-100 guests $550; 101-150 guests $600; 151 to 200 guests $650. The society offers a two-hour, under 50 guests SWEETHEART ROSE CEREMONY for only $300. Call 623-465-0072 or email for more details and reserve your wedding date at Sahuaro Ranch rose garden. The City of Glendale Park and Recreation offers the nearby beautiful Sahuaro Ranch Packing Shed for wedding receptions and other events. Call Darren Skousen at 623-930-4202 or email at for Packing Shed rental information.


ADDRESS: 9802 N 59th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85302
PHONE: 623-930-4202

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