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The Arizona Renaissance Festival

The Arizona Renaissance Festival is back and it’s your chance to be a lord or a lady, a knight or a fairy! Fourteen stages spread across the grounds hold plenty of entertainment to draw your attention for a day or a whole weekend.  See falcon trainers demonstrate the magnificent skills of these intimidating birds of…

Waggin’ Vineyard is Right Next Door!

The grapes started growing in 2012, but the vineyard just opened to visitors in 2020! The idea formed in 2011 for Timothy Trent, Daisy Flores, and their dog, Sanchos, who inspired the name, Waggin’ Vineyard, but it took years to build their vision.  After a visit to France, Trent revived his dream of being a…

Rock-hounds unite at the Gem and Mineral Show at the Gila County Fairgrounds!

Check out the Gem and Mineral Show at the Gila County Fairgrounds! The three-day event features more than 40 booths displaying precious gems, minerals, and stones, as well as tools and findings to use when crafting with the stones, and even finished pieces.  Learn new techniques, like wire-wrapping, silver smithing, and more, that you can…

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…