Insider's Tips

Curated by Visit Chandler staff, get the inside scoop on all the things that visitors and local love about Chandler.

Plan the Perfect Girls Weekend in Chandler

There’s no better way to bond with your besties than with a girls weekend getaway. No significant others distracting you, no kids clamoring for your attention—just you and your friends enjoying some much-needed girl time. Whether you’re planning a bachelorette party, participating in a half marathon…

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Feel Good Friday - Week 4

After a short break...we are back with another #FeelGoodFriday adventure! This time, the #iChooseChandler team gave away gift cards to lucky shoppers at the PGA TOUR Superstore in Uptown Chandler on July 24 th . Chandler City Councilmember Terry Roe joined the crew to chat (at a distance) and get to…

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Chandler Local Bite Spotlight: The Hidden House

Its cheeky name might suggest The Hidden House is off the beaten path. But the 1939 cottage-turned-restaurant in historic Downtown Chandler is no longer a mystery. Launched in August by restaurateurs Gavin Jacobs and Jackie and Elliott Hall—the team behind The Brickyard—The Hidden House brings a new…

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Local Spotlight: Arizona Mead Company

When Cody Brown opened Arizona Mead Company in Chandler five years ago, most people didn’t know much about the sweet alcoholic beverage with a rich and colorful history. At the time, he worked with a man who was making mead at home and decided to start his own business on the side. That was around…

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Chandler Local Spotlight: DNA Chocolate

If there is a blueprint for making scrumptious handmade confections, then DNA Chocolate has cracked the culinary code. Denae Hostetler, who owns DNA Chocolate, discovered her love for the art of chocolate-making from her mom who had worked in a fudge shop in Illinois, and later while traveling…

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