Splash into summer with Chandler family fun!
Summer fun is easy to find in Chandler. Whether you're on a staycation or you're visiting for business or pleasure, you'll find plenty of ways to relax and unwind in Chandler.
You can make a splash with family-fun events, gorgeous retail shops and cool treats. Did we mention Chandler's six aquatic centers and pools? Our hotels and resorts will offer hot rates, so plan your Chandler getaway today. Click here for a full list of summer deals and specials.
Water, water everywhere! Chandler Aquatic Centers & Splash Pads
Pool time is the ultimate for kids. They'll have a splashing good time in Chandler's aquatic centers. Each has a zero-depth entry pool, water slide, and diving boards and other water features like a lazy river. Check out Chandler's aquatic centers for a conveniently located park near you. And this summer, Chandler Fashion Center is scheduled to open its new splash pad for delightfully refreshing fun.
Summer Fun with Free Chandler Events
Free summer events held in Downtown Chandler will thrill the kids and keep them cool. Chandler Summer Splash and the Chandler White Water Summer Splash offer water slides, icy treats, live music, and food vendors. And don't forget Cinco de Mayo festivities and annual July Fourth Fireworks celebration at Tumbleweed Park. Celebrate your summer with Chandler this year.
Treats and Sweets
Dining out is a blast with Chandler's family-friendly restaurants that are appealing to kids and adults alike. What kid doesn't love spaghetti? You'll find the Old Spaghetti Factory is a sure thing and it's conveniently located at Chandler Fashion Center.
Perhaps your little diner is a bit more adventurous...then you may want to opt to explore the incredibly tasty Korean Fried Chicken at Crazy Chicken and Crab. For more of a global adventure, check out the exciting world of teppanyaki at one of Chandler's numerous Japanese restaurants featuring cuisine cooked on the iron plate embedded in the table where the chef's display their exceptional knife skills for an entertaining meal that will delight all ages. To experience some of the best teppanyaki restaurants in Chandler, check out Hon Machi, Rock Lobster, and national favorite Benihana.
Kids love noodles, there is no denying that! For a great lunch or dinner, little diners will enjoy fresh pulled noodles at China Magic Noodles where you may also watch the Chef make the noodles by hand before they are prepared with a variety of sauces, meats and vegetables.
Nostalgic candy, hot dogs, hamburgers and ice cream reign supreme at Downtown Chandler's Wimpy's Paradise.
In addition to great breakfast entrees, salads, sandwiched and pasta - Arizona based Wildlflower Bread Company, offer's Wildflower kids a complimentary activity, cookie and milk on Wednesdays from 3:30-4:00 p.m.
Looking for a cool treat that will delight on a warm, summer day? Be sure to pay a visit to Chandler's very own Sunny SnoBalls - once the kids stop giggling about the name - you'll all race to discover a world of shaved ice with innovative combinations that can be stuffed, with ice cream, that will delight everyone's taste preferences. Glacier Snow Sweets & Treats features Taiwanese-style shaved ice with a delightful, snow like texture that is lighter than ice cream with a number of tasty toppings and flavor combinations. When exploring Downtown Chandler, plan for a visit to Chandler original Paletas Betty - a modern paleteria featuring hand-crafted, Mexican fruit-and-cream pops in seasonal flavors...they even have one just for your favorite, four legged pooch!
Before you depart Chandler, be sure to make s stop at Arizona's largest candy store - Sweeties of Arizona, where you'll be able to share memories from your childhood with nostalgic favorite candies like Pez, Necco® wafers as well as a wall of Jelly Bellys and plenty of unique sweets. Your kids and your inner child will be happy with a visit to the sweet store!