Glendale Historic Society & Catlin Court Historic Home

Tucked away in historic downtown Glendale sits the Glendale Arizona Historical Society and the 1920s era Catlin Court Historic Home. History buffs will love learning about Glendale’s unique past through the society’s rotating exhibits and archival collection. The historic Catlin Court home next door also offers a glimpse into the lifestyle of one of Glendale’s founding families. This beautiful two-story brick home was built in the late 1920s and features period-appropriate décor and furnishings inside. Visitors can take a self-guided audio tour of the home to hear all about the Catlin family and what life was like in 1920s Glendale. Getting There: The Glendale Historic Society complex is located right off Glendale Ave at 5726 W Palmaire Ave, Glendale, AZ 85301. Have our charter bus drop your group off right at the front entrance for a quick walk inside. After your tour, we can pick you up and take you on to your next Glendale adventure!

Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve

See stunning ancient rock art at the Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve just outside of Glendale city limits. This city-operated park protects one of the largest petroglyph sites in Arizona, with more than 2,000 intricate designs carved into stone. Many of the petroglyphs and ruins found here date back over 1,000 years! The preserve has a short hiking trail with informational signs explaining the history and cultural importance of the petroglyphs. It’s a quick 30-45 minute visit, making it a convenient add-on attraction for student field trips or tour groups. Getting There: The Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve is located northwest of Glendale at 3711 W Deer Valley Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85308. Our charter bus can drop your group off right at the preserve’s parking lot for a short walk to the trail.

Glendale Landfill Harmonic

One of Glendale’s most inspiring and heartwarming attractions is the Glendale Landfill Harmonic – an orchestra, choir, and music program created by children who live near the city’s landfill. The youth musicians play instruments made entirely from recycled materials collected at the landfill. Visitors can take free tours of the music school facilities and even enjoy mini-concerts performed by the talented youth musicians. It’s a moving experience that underscores the importance of arts education, community service, and recycling. Getting There: The Glendale Landfill Harmonic building is located just east of the landfill itself at 8490 W Pinnacle Peak Rd, Glendale, AZ 85305. Our charter bus service will drop your group off right at their entrance for a quick walk inside.

Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park

For families, schools, camps, and wildlife lovers, the Wildlife World Zoo is a must-visit Glendale attraction. This highly-rated zoo has an impressive array of exotic animals, from lemurs to lions, zebras, giraffes, and more. Kids will love the petting zoo, camel rides, theme park rides, and chances for up-close animal encounters. There is also a large aquarium with sharks, a stingray touch pool, an aviary, and fun safari park rides like the African rollercoaster. You’ll easily spend a whole day exploring this massive 300+ acre park. Getting There: The Wildlife World Zoo is located just southeast of Glendale in nearby Litchfield Park at 16501 W Northern Ave, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340. Our charter bus service will provide direct transportation to the zoo’s parking lot for the most convenient experience.

Glendale Chocolate Festival

Satisfy your sweet tooth at the annual Glendale Chocolate Festival held every February. This fun street fair draws thousands of chocolate lovers to Historic Catlin Court. Local chocolatiers, bakeries, and candy companies offer samples and sweets for sale while live music and family activities entertain all ages. The festival takes place outdoors, so be sure to dress comfortably for the weather. Our charter bus can provide an air-conditioned oasis if you need a quick break from the Arizona sun. Getting There: The Glendale Chocolate Festival takes place right in downtown Glendale around 58th & Glendale Avenues. We’ll drop your group off near all the festival action.

Glendale Folk & Heritage Festival

Another popular Glendale festival is the annual Glendale Folk & Heritage Festival. Held each February at Sahuaro Ranch Park, this family-friendly event celebrates the city’s diverse cultures and heritage. Enjoy lively music and dance performances on two stages. Peruse arts & crafts booths with local artisans. Sample tasty traditional foods from the global marketplace. There are also historic reenactments, demonstrations, storytelling, and activities for kids. Getting There: The Folk & Heritage Festival takes place at Sahuaro Ranch Park located at 9802 N 59th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85302. Our charter bus service will provide convenient transportation directly to the park for your group.

Glendale Restaurant Week

Foodies traveling to Glendale won’t want to miss the city’s popular bi-annual restaurant week. Held each spring and fall, Glendale Restaurant Week offers a chance to enjoy special prix fixe menus and deals at dozens of local eateries. From Italian to Mexican, American to Thai, the week-long culinary event has something to satisfy every palate. Enjoy 2 or 3 course meals at special prices from breakfast through dinner. Our charter bus transportation makes bar-hopping a breeze during restaurant week too! Getting There: Glendale Restaurant Week deals are available at participating locations citywide. Let us know which restaurants you want to visit, and we’ll create a custom route to hit all your foodie hot spots!

Dog Days of Glendale

The Dog Days of Glendale event held each fall is a must for animal lovers! This free festival at Heroes Regional Park celebrates our four-legged friends with contests, demos, adoption events, vendors, and more. Bring your pup to socialize and compete in the cutest pet & owner lookalike contest. Watch police K9 and agility dog demos. Shop a wide array of pet products. And adopt your new furry BFF! Our charter bus service is pet-friendly to simplify transportation. Getting There: Heroes Regional Park is located south of Glendale at 83rd Avenue & Bethany Home Road. Have our charter bus drop your group near the south entrance for Dog Days fun!

Plan Your Trip With Glendale Party Bus

As you can see, Glendale has so many amazing hidden gem attractions waiting to be uncovered. Avoid the hassle of driving between locations and parking multiple vehicles. Our charter bus transportation service will pick up your group from your Glendale area hotel, venue, or other location and provide simple point-to-point transportation all around the city. Let us handle the driving while you sit back and relax. Our fleet of buses features comfortable reclining seats, climate control, luggage storage, restrooms, TV/DVD, WiFi and more. Traveling together on a charter bus keeps your group or event guests together on schedule. Contact Glendale Party Bus today at 602-627-0328 to reserve your transportation!