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Coming Up: Gila County Fair

Don’t miss the 50th Gila County Fair, running from September 19th to the 22nd! Food Expect to see all of your favorite fair foods, like corndogs, chili cheese fries, and cotton candy, and you’ll also see our Arizona twist.  Enjoy delicious cheesecake filling in an ice cream cone after a plate of mouthwatering ribs, or…

Coming Up: MessyFest

Have too much fun at the messiest event of the year! Globe’s MessyFest is the wildest, messiest festival you’ll find, and you are not going to want to miss it!  Held at the Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre, come help raise money for Childhelp, a non-profit that works to help child abuse victims.  Three sessions…

Interesting Facts About Globe

Globe may be a small town but we have the lion’s share of excitement and fun! The Town Was Established In 1875. Globe began as a mining town and got its name when a miner found a “globe-shaped” piece of silver.  The silver deposits ran out fairly quickly, but copper was discovered, and so pioneers…

Coming Up: Superior Prickly Pear Festival

Learn all about the many amazing uses of the prickly pear cactus, found right here in the Sonoran Desert! The prickly pear cactus is a mainstay of desert flora, and provides food for numerous wild animals, but it also has some great uses for humans – handy, since it grows in abundance.  It can be…

Phoenix In A Day

While you’re in Globe, you may want to take a day to see the sights in Phoenix! Phoenix is only an hour and a half from Globe, so it’s definitely close enough to do a day trip, and there’s plenty there to see! Where To Eat View this post on Instagram Tomorrow’s breakfast feature… John…

Your Summer Packing List For Globe

Don’t forget anything important while you’re packing for the Arizona desert! Follow our packing recommendations and you’ll be well-prepared for and better able to enjoy the hot desert weather. Clothes If you’re visiting Globe, odds are high you’ll be doing some hiking – no one can resist the beautiful landscape.  You’ll need to dress cool…

48 Hours In Globe

Wondering how to spend two days in Globe? Globe has so many amazing things  to do that it may be hard to choose if you’re only in town for a limited amount of time.  We put together an two-day itinerary so you don’t miss the most important things. Day 1 View this post on Instagram…

Where to Eat Navajo Tacos In Globe

Are you dying to try a favorite Arizona dish while you’re in town? Navajo Tacos are a local specialty, made of Indian Frybread (a yeasty, deep-fried dough, similar to funnel cake), topped with beans, beef, sour cream, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, and anything else you want.  While they definitely share elements with classic tacos, the frybread…

4 Amusement Parks Near Globe

Have some wild fun at some of the best amusement parks near Globe! Big Surf 1500 N McClintock Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281 Website View this post on Instagram Big Surf features Arizona sunsets Fridays in June and July! Get your season passes now and be ready for May 4th when we open.#bigsurfaz #surfing #sunsetfridays #swim…

Where To Eat On Cinco De Mayo

Cinco De Mayo is this weekend, and if you’re in Globe, you’re in arguably the best town to celebrate with delicious Mexican food.  Remember the Battle of Pueblo at one of our favorite restaurants! La Luz Del Dia 304 N Broad St, Globe, AZ 85501 Website View this post on Instagram Huevos Rancheros wit ma…