The public is invited to the grand opening celebration of Gilbert Regional Park on Saturday, September 21st at 3005 East Queen Creek Road in Gilbert.

This free event is sponsored by Haydon Building Corp and will mark the unveiling of Phase 1A of the park, which includes a 17-foot iconic playground (The Mountain), a splash pad with 57 different water features (The Falls) and a tot playground for the park’s smallest visitors (The Creek).

Saturday’s all-day celebration will begin with a Beach Party in the morning and end with a Laser Light Show Finale that evening. The park will be open all day long, so residents are invited to stop by any time to be among the first to experience Gilbert’s newest park.

Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels and other members of the Gilbert Town Council will be in attendance in the morning to deliver a grand opening address and activate the splash pad. There will also be a variety of food vendors, music, giveaways and appearances by the Gilbert Police and Fire & Rescue Departments.

Beach Party | 8 AM – 10 AM

  • 8 AM Gilbert Regional Park opens
  • 8:30 AM Mayor/Council Opening Address and Splash Pad Activation  
  • Beach giveaways from The Strand @ Gilbert (while supplies lasts)
  • Event swag from Gilbert Parks and Recreation Foundation
  • Bubble fun with Bubble Mania
  • Otter Pops with the Gilbert Police Department 
  • Food vendors 

Laser and Glow Party | 6 PM – 9 PM

  • DJ and Glow Party with Gilbert Parks and Recreation
  • Beach giveaways from The Strand @ Gilbert (while supplies lasts)
  • Bubble Mania’s bubble glow wall
  • Lighted foam sticks from the Gilbert Fire & Rescue Department
  • Food vendors
  • Laser Light Show Finale

For more information on Gilbert Regional Park, including details on the next phase of construction and future amenities, visit