Welcome to Fountain Hills…
- Home of the World Famous Fountain, incredible mountain views and natural open spaces;
- A community of 23,000 residents who enjoy its small town atmosphere;
- Arizona’s friendliest retail shopping and dining experiences!
- A wide variety of neighborhoods with homes to suit nearly every taste…from cozy condos to elaborate estates on high, view oriented homesites.
Here in Fountain Hills, life makes more sense to some 22,000 or so residents lucky enough to call it home. Here’s is a little bit about the Fountain Hills lifestyle you might enjoy.
“The Fountain in the Desert”: One of Arizona’s most popular icons, the world famous Tallest Fountain will become your time clock at the top of each hour, becoming more mesmerizing each day!
Stroll Amid World-Class Arts & Crafts: Visit our weekly Farmer’s Market and Art on the Avenue held most Thursdays during the winter season on the Avenue of the Fountains. Enjoy one of the many celebrated art festivals; try the finest wines at the Thunderbird Art & Wine Festival or stop by one of the Avenue Galleries & Shops featuring celebrated local and national artists.
Travel Through Time: The RIVER OF TIME MUSEUM recounts the captivating past of the Lower Verde Valley. Learn how the Yavapai migrated throughout Central Arizona; explore with trappers such as Kit Carson; join the “river tamers” as they build dams and canals and see how “the dam that never was” brought about the development of Fountain Hills.www.riveroftimemuseum.org
Be Entertained! Performing Arts at the Lakeside Village Amphitheater are as varied—and grand—as your imagination! Treat the kids to a “Movie in the Grass”; marvel at Ballet Under the Stars, catch the Old Bard himself at Shakespeare Live, applaud your neighbors of the Fountain Hills Community Theater (Arizona’s most honored community theater!) or listen to the melodious sounds of musical performances by Arizona’s finest entertainers. On week-ends, drop in at GrapeablesFine Wines to enjoy live entertainment and marvelous vinicultural delights!
Watch Art Come to Life: Embark on an artistic journey…. and never leave your neighborhood! The Fountain Hills public art collection is a wonderfully eclectic experience that celebrates artistic excellence ranging from high-alloy contemporary sculpture to traditional bronzes and everything in between. Over 100 selections valued at over $2 million grace the Avenue of the Fountains, Fountain Park, Plaza Waterfront and the Community Center Complex.
Pay Your Respects To Fallen Heros: The Fountain Hills Veterans Memorial is one of Arizona’s most beautiful and serene tributes to the men and women of the United States Armed forces.
Let It Fly! You’ll never call it a Frisbee again! Fountain Park is home to one of America’s favorite Disk Golf Courses…and the competition can get fierce! From friendly week-end tournaments to national competitions offering major prizes you can’t help but “catch” the fever! If traditional golf is more your game, then go any direction and you’re only minutes from five nationally acclaimed golf courses.
Take A Hike! Choose your trail, challenge your friends and find your passion. But be warned: A walk around one of the Lakeside Village trails can be habit forming! Improve your health, elevate your outlook and meet new acquaintances…each and every day.
Gaze Upon History: Look in any direction, and you’re treated to stunning mountain scenery with rich historical significance: Four Peaks Mountain protects it’s world-renowned Amethyst Mine; The Superstition Mountain’s offer 200 years of lost gold, mystery and intrigue; The mighty McDowell Mountains will reveal to you the relics of old silver, gold and copper mines, ancient petroglyphs and hundreds of species of plant and animal life found only in the lush Sonoran Desert of Arizona.
Pacify Your Palette: Within a 6-block radius, there are no less than 16 restaurants, 5 great “watering holes,” 2 coffee shops, wine bar, gelato shop, a French Bakery, Holiday Inn, 2 drug stores, 3 fitness and yoga gyms, a Basha’s Shopping Center and a Safeway Shopping Center. Just about every convenience from dry cleaning to day spas–all within walking distance!