Chandler is a prominent suburb of Phoenix, Arizona and is the 4th largest city in the state. It continues to rank among the fastest-growing cities in the country. The largest employer in Chandler, Intel, provides jobs for 11,900 people. Chandler provides a large assortment of arts and entertainment offerings such as:
- The Arizona Railway Museum
- The Chandler Center for the Arts
- The Chandler Museum
- The Commemorative Air Force Museum
Downtown Chandler has been renovated to bring the look of the city up to the high-tech standards including a new City Hall Complex and pedestrian walkways and bike paths while keeping its focus on historic architectural preservation and inspiration. Chandler also hosts over 20 festivals and events every year from Chihuahua Races to an Ostrich Festival, and more.
Because the city has made such an effort to make play and physical activity a public priority, the Humana Foundation’s KaBOOM! named Chandler one of the nation’s most playful cities for seven years running. Being one of the most playful cities in the nation, Chandler is proud of its more than 50 beautiful local parks.