Welcome to Historic Downtown Glendale, AZ

Welcome to Historic Downtown Glendale, AZ

Welcome to Historic Downtown Glendale, AZWelcome to Historic Downtown Glendale, AZWelcome to Historic Downtown Glendale, AZ

Shop - Dine - Explore

Our Story

Upcoming Events


10th Annual Dog Days of Glendale

March 7, 2020

8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Calling all dogs and the people they love to the celebration of a Decade of Dogs. Dog Days of Glendale 2020 will transform downtown Glendale’s Murphy Park into a playground for dogs and their people.

Pet owners and their furry friends will enjoy more than 50 pet related exhibitors, 

pet blessings, pet adoptions, dog-friendly interactive activities including FREE Doga (dog yoga) classes, Bark Buster fun zone, Glendale P.D. K-9 training demonstration, guest appearances from our local 4-legged celebrities “Ranger” & “Incredibull Stella”, pet food sampling, frozen doggie treats, Glendale Eats unique food delivery service to the park and so much more. 

The Dog Days of Glendale event includes a donation drive for pet food and supplies to benefit Empty Bowl Pet Food Pantry. Visit www.emptybowlpetfoodpantry.org for a wish list of items needed. 

Admission and parking are free. Event attendees are encouraged to start at the Portable Information Booth located in Murphy Park to pick up a list of the day’s activities. Click Here for the Event Flyer…

Old Towne & Catlin Court Districts


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

Historic Downtown Glendale (1910)

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. 

To learn more about the Glendale AZ Historical Society, visit www.glendalearizonahistoricalsociety.org.

Click HERE for a walking tour brochure of historic sites throughout Glendale.

Sign up to receive our monthly e-newsletter!