Gilbert, Arizona was once known as the “Hay Capital of the World” In recent years, Gilbert has become one of the fastest growing communities in the nation. Gilbert still maintains its sense of history spotlighted by the downtown Heritage District. The Heritage District includes the Gilbert Historical Museum, antique stores, southwestern restaurants, and the historic Hale Theater. Gilbert is located close to the Camelback Mountains and Phoenix, Arizona. More information on Gilbert.
Gilbert Historical Museum
10 S. Gilbert Rd., Gilbert
The Gilbert Historical Museum is set in historic school building that was converted to a museum after it was retired from classroom use. The museum has a meeting room that seats 100 people available to rent for events. Use of the outdoor courtyard and guided tours of the museum are also available.
Hampton Inn and Suites Phoenix-Gilbert
3265 South Market Street, Gilbert
The Hampton Inn and Suites Phoenix-Gilbert is conveniently located outside of Phoenix in historic Gilbert, Arizona. The hotel has 96 guestrooms, a business center, a pool, and a fitness center. The hotel has a 625 square feet meeting room available for meetings and events with up to 60 people.
1359 South Gilbert Road, Gilbert
The Shenandoah Mill was originally built in 1842 by John Swope in Muddy Creek, Virginia. The Mill was moved to its present location in Gilbert, Arizona in 1999. The Shenandoah Mill and the accompanying lawn and garden makes an attractive, rustic setting for all sorts of events. The facility can accommodate up to 225 guests.
Val Vista Lakes
1600 E. Lakeside Drive, Gilbert
Val Vista Lakes is a master planned community on 900 acres with parks, bike paths and a clubhouse. The clubhouse has a banquet room available to rent for events. A grassy oval is available for wedding ceremonies. A patio and dance floor are also available for events.
890 West Elliot Road, Gilbert, AZ
Villa Siena offers a 6,300 square feet outdoor European Courtyard, a 3,328 square feet Ballroom, a 2,114 square feet European Dining Hall, and a 575 square feet Corporate Boardroom. The Villa is available to rent for indoor and outdoor weddings with up to 250 guests. Other events are also welcome.
Take Home Gifts
Once you decide on a venue for your event, there are lots of other decisions that you will need to make. Here is a suggestion: instead of the usual goody bags, why not send guests home with something that will really provide them with a memory of your event? Photos from one of our photo booths and the always fun flip-books make great take-home souvenirs.
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