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24th Annual Front Porch Festival & Old Towne Marketplace - October 13th


Enjoy the beautiful fall weather in Historic Downtown Glendale at the 24th Annual Front Porch Festival & Old Towne Marketplace on Saturday, October 13, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. More than 80 shops and eateries have special activities planned for the day, including demonstrations, make & take crafts, delicious treats and so much more.

Start at the NEW Portable Information Booth located at the corner of 58th Drive and Glenn to pick up the event map and activity list.  


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 is actually two distinct neighborhoods. 

Old Towne's brick-trimmed sidewalks and glowing gaslights lead the way to the famous antique stores, boutiques and ethnic eateries. 

Historic Catlin Court features a wonderful collection of specialty shops 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. shopping dining

Historic Downtown Glendale (1910)

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.

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