Gilbert, Arizona

Gilbert is a city in Arizona approximately 30 minutes southeast of Phoenix. Named the most prosperous city in America , Gilbert has been growing steadily since 1990 and was the fastest growing city in America from 1990 to 2003. While Gilbert is home to many salon studios, our salon studio rental location located in Mesa is only a short drive down to the street.

Gilbert History

Gilbert was incorporated in July of 1920 on land that was originally owned by William "Bobby" Gilbert. Shortly after the turn of the century, Arizona Eastern Railway built a railway through Gilbert's property, and the town grew around it. The town of Gilbert was historically a very agricultural town, even being known as the "Hay Capital of the World" through most of the 1920s. In the 1970s, Gilbert underwent some developments, and the city started to transition from a rural, agricultural town to a more populous, urban city.

Gilbert Cultural Experiences

Gilbert is the home to many wonderful cultural experiences. Every other Saturday from October to March, you can find the  Gilbert Art Walk  going on downtown right across from the  Gilbert Farmer's Market . Stop by both to stock up on beautiful decor for your home and do your weekly shopping all in one. Another important landmark is the  9-11 Memorial , located in front of the Municipal building downtown. More local art can be found at the Gilbert Mural, located in the Heritage district. For another type of art, visit the  Hale Centre Theater , the longest-running theater in America.

Gilbert Nightlife

Bring your family for a nice dinner together at  Joe's Real BBQ  for pulled pork, cobbler, and mac and cheese that will satisfy everyone.  Lolo's Chicken and Waffles offers a fun alternative, offering breakfast options all day! If you are spending the evening with friends instead of family, check out the  Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company  for artisanal beer and some history, as it is Gilbert's first brewery.