Free Things to Do in Chandler, AZ

  • 300 S. Chandler Village Drive
  • (480) 782-2717

The Chandler Museum campus features both locally produced and nationally traveling exhibits exploring culture, history, and art; the East Valley History Center for researchers; educational programming in the new classroom; and more. Reopened in December 2018, the new museum…

  • 10 E. Chicago Street
  • (480) 782-2695

Vision Gallery is a welcoming space for art aficionados and casual visitors alike to experience and interact with art. With an abundance of natural light, Chandler’s Vision Gallery is a clean and contemporary setting for ever-changing and engaging exhibitions. It is the only…

Sports & Recreation

Desert Breeze Park

660 N. Desert Breeze Blvd., East

The Hummingbird Habitat at Desert Breeze Park is part of a demonstration garden that familiarizes visitors with Southwestern plants that are beautiful, low water usage, and part of the natural environment that supports area wildlife. Interpretive trail markers help identify plants. The park also offers ball fields, lake views, walking trails, picnic pavilions, a playground, restrooms and tennis.

Paseo Trail

Trail begins at Galveston St. and continues through Riggs Road

The 9.5-mile Paseo Trail features a 10-foot-wide concrete multi-use pathway on the eastern side of the Consolidated Canal in east Chandler. The western side of the canal is an unimproved dirt surface that can be used for horseback riding or bicycling. The Paseo Trail is one of the reasons why Chandler was named as one of the top ten most walkable cities in the U.S. for 2007 by Prevention magazine.

Veterans Oasis Park and Chandler Nature Center

4050 E. Chandler Heights Road

This dynamic, mixed-use facility is located in the southeast corner of the city at the intersection of Lindsay and Chandler Heights Roads. The center includes four classrooms for wildlife preservation and environmental awareness, exhibit areas, outdoor amphitheater, nature store and an urban fishing lake, all surrounded by more than four miles of trails. A primary purpose of the facility is to recharge reclaimed water into the ground for later use. The staff works with local schools to develop nature-oriented activities that complement their curriculum. Programs offered include birdwatching, green living, gardening, water conservation, nature photography, orienteering, alternative energy, stargazing and moon walks. Entrance to the Chandler Nature Center is free and visitors are welcome to view the exhibits and walk the trails around the urban fishing lake.


The Shops at Downtown Ocotillo

Southwest Corner of Dobson Road and Queen Creek

Shops at Pecos Ranch

1900 W. Germann Road (northeast corner of Dobson and Germann Roads)

The Shoppes at Casa Paloma

  • 7131 West Ray Road

The Shoppes at Casa Paloma is located in West Chandler, near I-10 and is home to locally owned boutiques and hosts a variety of destination dining and eateries. The Shoppes at Casa Paloma is also home to an array of engaging, unique events…

Merchant Square

  • 1509 N. Arizona Avenue
  • (480) 792-1919

Merchant Square Antique Marketplace in north Chandler features over 250 merchants under one roof - making it Arizona's largest boutique marketplace for antiques. Whether you are looking for treasured, vintage antiques, collectibles, vintage…

Downtown Chandler Shops

The shopping experience in Downtown Chandler is a walk through the town's tree-lined square with stops in uniquely Arizona stores. You can feel the pride of entrepreneurial spirit of local merchants selling one-of-a-kind items

Located at Chandler's Desert Breeze Park, enjoy a ride aboard an open-air train featuring pulled by an 1880's replica engine on a scenic 3/4 mile tour of the park…


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