Greater Phoenix offers an array of amenities and attractions expected of bustling urban and suburban regions.

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Greater Phoenix: Attractions for All Lifestyles

Greater Phoenix offers an array of amenities and attractions expected of bustling urban and suburban regions. From fine arts to major sporting events and unique dining, the region offers something for everyone – regardless of your lifestyle.

Greater Phoenix Good Eats

With everything from food trucks to 5-star restaurants, the Greater Phoenix region is a haven for foodies.

Cheers to Greater Phoenix

An emerging craft beer scene is putting Greater Phoenix on the map with more than 40 craft breweries.

Enjoy the Great Outdoors

With more than 300 days of sunshine annually, the Greater Phoenix region offers a wide variety of outdoor activities.


The state of Arizona is home to 10 professional sports teams, including the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, WNBA and USL.


With 42 craft breweries in the region, there are ample beer selections on tap


An average commute time of 26 minutes allows you to spend more time doing what you want to do

Greater Phoenix offers more than a quality of life – it’s a quality of place.

GPEC Services

Something for Everyone

The Greater Phoenix region provides access to all the benefits of a major metropolitan region, without the stressors of large cities. The average commute time of 26 minutes and ample parking, make it easy to enjoy a range of activities, from gourmet dining to cultural activities to sports.


Year-Round Sporting Events

Greater Phoenix is home to six professional sports teams, including Arizona Diamondbacks, Phoenix Suns, Arizona Cardinals, Arizona Coyotes, Phoenix Mercury, and Phoenix Rising. Additionally, Greater Phoenix hosts the MLB Cactus League for Spring Training as well as NASCAR at Phoenix International Raceway.

MAjor Visitor Attractions

Major attractions including the Musical Instrument Museum, Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction, Fiesta Bowl, Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament, and hundreds of concerts and performances draw thousands of visitors to the region each year.

Coffee & Craft Beer Culture


  • Coffee
  • Cartel Coffee Lab
  • Copper Star
  • Fair Trade Café
  • Giant
  • Hob Knobs
  • Jobot
  • Lola
  • Lux
  • Mornin’ Moonshine
  • Nami
  • One Coffee Co.
  • Press Coffee Roasters
  • Red Hut Coffee
  • Royal Coffee Bar
  • Shine
  • Songbird
  • The Refuge
  • Urban Beans
  • Craft Beer
  • 8 Bit Brewing Company
  • Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company
  • Beer Research Institute
  • Blasted Barley Beer Company
  • Bold Barley Brewing
  • Cartel Coffee Lab
  • Desert Eagle Brewing
  • Dubina Brewing Company
  • McFate Brewing Co.
  • Four Peaks Brewing
  • Freak’N Brewing Company
  • Goldwater Brewing Co.
  • Huss Brewing Co.
  • Mother Bunch Brewing Company
  • North Mountain Brewing
  • O.H.S.O. Eatery + Nanobrewery
  • Old World Brewery
  • Owl’s Orchard Brewery
  • Papago Brewing
  • Peoria Artisan Brewery
  • The Perch
  • Saddle Mountain Brewing Company
  • SanTan Brewing Co.
  • Scottsdale Beer Company
  • Sleepy Dog Brewery
  • Sonoran Brewing Co.
  • State 48 Brewery
  • Sunup Brewing Co.
  • The Phoenix Ale Brewery
  • Uncle Bear’s Brewhouse
  • Westward Brewing
  • Wren House Brewing Co.



  • Barrio Café
  • Binkley’s
  • Blanco Tacos + Tequila
  • Bourbon and Bones
  • Chestnut
  • Churn
  • Citizen Public House
  • Crudo
  • Culinary Dropout
  • Doughbird
  • Famous 48
  • Fat Ox
  • Federal Pizza
  • Flower Child
  • Forno Fabbri
  • Four Peaks
  • Gallo Blanco
  • Garcia’s Mexican Restaurant
  • Hot Noodles Cold Sake
  • House Brasserie
  • Joe’s Farm Grill
  • Joyride Taco House
  • Kai
  • Liberty Market
  • Little Cleo’s Seafood Legend
  • Lo-Lo’s Chicken and Waffles
  • Match Restaurant & Lounge
  • Morning Glory Café
  • North Italia
  • Olive and Ivy
  • Otro Café
  • Pizzeria Bianco
  • Pomo Pizzeria
  • Postino
  • Quiessence
  • The Arrogant Butcher
  • The Breadfruit and Rum Bar
  • The Farm Kitchen
  • The Funky Monk
  • The Gladly
  • The Greene House
  • The Henry
  • The Mission
  • Tratto
  • True Food Kitchen
  • Vincent on Camelback
  • Virtu
  • Wasted Grain
  • Windsor
  • Zinburger Wine and Burger Bar
  • Zinc Bistro