We’re more than touchdowns. Glendale, Arizona is home to one of the hottest sports and entertainment districts in the country, boasting NFL, NHL and college football action as well as the world’s top concerts and shows, signature restaurants, nightclubs and shopping. Take in a blockbuster concert at our award-winning Jobing.com Arena. After the show, you’ll want to tempt your taste buds with the variety of flavors served up by the many restaurants at the nearby Westgate City Center.Explore Glendale’s newest shopping paradise, Tanger Outlets Westgate. The 328,000-square-foot outlet mall features more than 85 brand name outlet stores in an upscale, open-air setting. Exit off Loop 101 at Glendale Avenue to take in the shopping, outdoor conversation areas and regular entertainment offerings for an ideal afternoon. Making it even better, Tanger is within walking distance to Westgate City Center, Jobing.com Arena and University of Phoenix Stadium.
Or, explore the ethnic eateries and boutique shops of our historic downtown, home to a series of outdoor festivals that include everything from glowing balloons and more than 1.5 million holiday lights to the beloved annual Glendale Chocolate Affaire. Even more shopping and dining options can be found in our northern corridors, home to Arrowhead Towne Center and the high-end luxury shopping center Citadelle Plaza. Outdoor enthusiasts will find themselves at home here, too, thanks to our fairways, tennis courts, hiking trails and nearby regional lake. And families will revel in endless fun thanks to Arizona’s biggest water park, a wildlife zoo and aquarium, a chocolate factory, nearby theaters, museums and more.
Mark Your Calendar: January is for Football and Festivals!
Now in its seventh year in Glendale, the Fiesta Bowl on January 3, 2013 will match up two of college football’s greatest teams. Along with the gridiron action, the game brings a multitude of festivities to enjoy. All events are open to the public. Some events charge admission.
35th Annual Fiesta Bowl Band Championship University of Phoenix Stadium
Sunday, December 30, 2012 – Prelims: 10:00 a.m., Finals: 3:00 p.m.
Tostitos Brings You College Football's Biggest Party University of Phoenix Stadium – North Orange Lot
Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 12:30 - 5:30 p.m.
APS Fiesta Bowl Stadium Club University of Phoenix Stadium – Great Lawn
Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.
42nd Annual Tostitos Fiesta Bowl University of Phoenix Stadium
Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.
Click here for list of frequently asked questions about parking and directions.
Transportation: For public transportation information, visit the Valley Metro website at www.ValleyMetro.org.
Click here to view the Fiesta Bowl's interactive parking and direction website.
Click here for important traffic and partking information - news release (pdf).
Click here for a map for pass and public parking and routes (pdf)
Let us help point your Fiesta Bowl fans to the best places to eat, shop, stay, see and play during their visit to Glendale, Arizona for the 2013 Fiesta Bowl! Click to download a few sample ‘tweets’ to send out to your followers (pdf).
Give us a call at 623-930-4500/877-800-260 or stop in at
5800 W. Glenn Drive, Suite 140
(in the heart of historic downtown Glendale).