Located about twenty-five minutes west of downtown Phoenix, south of Litchfield Park, west of Avondale, and east of Buckeye. Nestled at the base of the Estrella Mountains, you can head outdoors to enjoy the Estrella Mountain Regional Park for hiking, biking, horse back riding, and special events. The Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce also brings a Senior Rodeo to the park each year.
Enjoy shopping and restaurants at the Palm Valley shopping centers near I-10 and Litchfield Road. Coming soon a new Westcor shopping mall is beginning construction at Bullard and McDowell Road. Wind your way up the hills to master-planned community Estrella Mountain Ranch to enjoy Goodyear’s Taste and Tunes Festival in the Fall, the annual Lakeside Symphony Pops Concert in the Spring, and a Farmer’s Market the third Saturday of the month from 10am – 2pm.
Take your little ones to Goodyear Park for playgrounds, skate boarding, and baseball, or join the new YMCA for other great family exercise and activities (both located near Thomas and Litchfield Road). The City of Goodyear has an aquatics and recreation program that offers many kids’ classes and sports.
- Founded: 1917 as part of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
- Incorporated: November 19, 1946
- Size: 188.4 square miles
- Population: 56,000