Put on your beret and head to Historic Downtown Glendale and Catlin Court for a trés magnifique event. Paris in the Spring brings all things French to Glendale, with shopping, dining, horsedrawn carriage rides and much more.
Start your Paris in the Spring adventure at the Historic Downtown Glendale Merchants Association Portable Information Booth (fondly nicknamed Mrs. PIB). The outdoor booth will be located at 58th Drive and Palmaire Ave. Downtown Docents will provide event information and provide the event activity list and walking map. You can also paint a rock for Historic Downtown Glendale Kindness Rocks Project™.
Activities will have a Parisian theme and include fashion, arts and crafts. Many shops and restaurants will feature special activities and discounts for the day.
Enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides provided by Arizona Classic Carriages between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The cost is $10 per carriage, and 4-6 people can comfortably sit in the carriage.
Discover Historic Downtown Glendale which has been named as one of the country’s ten best places for shopping and has received national accolades for dining.
Historic Downtown Glendale's Entertainment District is actually two distinct neighborhoods!
Old Towne's brick-trimmed sidewalks and glowing gaslights lead the way to the famous eateries, antique shops and specialty stores.
Historic Catlin Court features a wonderful collection of unique boutiques and one-of-a-kind eateries. Located in mid-century bungalows, the area is surrounded by picket fences and mature shade trees.
The pedestrian friendly area spans 10 square blocks. Free covered parking is available at the Palmaire Parking Structure located at 5835 W. Palmaire Ave.
Our Treasured History
Cowboys, farmers and ranchers wove the fabric that is the Glendale of today. Visitors have a number of ways to catch a glimpse of these pioneers at the many culture and heritage attractions within the city. Journey Glendale’s past with public art, historic ranches, National Register neighborhoods, museums & exhibits.
Historical photos courtesy of Glendale AZ Historical Society.
Click HERE for a walking tour brochure of historic sites throughout Glendale.