Fountain Hills is located about 25 minutes outside of Phoenix. It is a common destination for vacations in Arizona as it is family friendly and offers a broad range of fun activities and annual events. If you live here or you are a tourist planning to visit the area, you can check out www.fountainhills.com to learn more about the activities that you can take part in and exciting activities throughout the town.
In addition to the famous fountain that is located in the center of town, there are many other great things to see and do in Fountain Hills. Some activities include attending seasonal events that take place in Fountain Park, hiking in the surrounding desert and foothills, playing golf and dining at some of the world class restaurants located in the town.
Annual Events There are a variety of annual celebrations, which are almost always family friendly gatherings. The annual events include:
• Holiday Luminarias • Stroll In The Glow • St. Patrick’s Day Celebration • The Great Fair • Festival of Arts And Crafts
Farmers Markets The Fountain Hills Farmers Market is known for everything from organic honey and red velvet cupcakes to artisan breads and produce. It takes place each week on Thursdays on Avenue of the Fountains. You could visit the market, take a walk around Fountain Park and then go have lunch at some of the best restaurants in town!
Hiking The desert and surrounding foothills offer many great hiking opportunities. It is best to hike as a group, wear plenty of sunscreen and take lots of water. Always tell someone where you will be going before heading out hiking.
Golf Golfing is one of the most popular activities in Fountain Hills. You will be mesmerized by the beautiful desert vistas as you golf in Fountain Hills. Don’t miss golfing at Desert Canyon, SunRidge Canyon or Eagle Mountain Golf Clubs.
Nearby Fort McDowell Casino offers gambling excitement and lots of entertainment and fine dining. If you get the hankering to do something a little more daring, Desert Dog Hummer Adventures offers trips in the desert via 4x4 to experience all of Fountain Hill’s natural beauty.