Boasting more than 300 days of sunshine a year, the City of Glendale is a dynamic desert community located on the western edge of the Phoenix metropolitan area in Maricopa County. Encompassing 60 square miles, Glendale (populations 237,000) is the fifth largest city in Arizona and a member of the Maricopa Association of Governments. Renowned for its sports complexes, affordable homes, and family entertainment, Glendale remains one of the most desirable communities in the Valley of the Sun.
With a long-standing commitment to connecting sports and community, Glendale boasts one of the most dynamic sports and entertainment districts in the country. A six square-mile, mixed-use district is the home of the Arizona Coyotes (NHL) and the Arizona Cardinals (NFL) as well as spring training facilities for MLB's Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox. Glendale was just named the host of Super Bowl LVII in 2023. University of Phoenix Stadium has already hosted two Super Bowls (2008 and 2015), two BCS National Championship football games (2007 and 2011), the College Football Playoff National Championship (2016), the NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four (2017), and countless world-class concerts, including the Rolling Stones and U2.