Queen Creek recognizes agritainment during travel, tourism week

The Town of Queen Creek declared May 5-11 Travel and Tourism Week, using the week to recognize the important both factors have on the town. Tourism serves as a driver for fiscal sustainability in Queen Creek and communities across the U.S., according to a press release. Revenues generated through visitors to the community help fund […]

Queen Creek agritainment pursuit gets $63K tax subsidy for street lighting, median design

A $63,506 contract for street lighting and median hardscape designs for the agritainment district was approved recently in a 5-2 vote of the Queen Creek Town Council. Voting to approve a professional services design contract with J2 Engineering were Queen Creek Mayor Gail Barney and council members Robin Benning, Dawn Oliphant, Julia Wheatley and Jeff […]

October events bring visitors, additional traffic to Queen Creek

Queen Creek’s agritainment destinations offer a number of signature events in the fall from the recent Garlic Festival to the upcoming Pumpkin and Chili Party, which provide autumn fun and potentially producing crowded roads. The Pumpkin and Chili Party at Schnepf Farms, 24610 S. Rittenhouse Road, begins Thursday, Oct. 4, and takes place every Thursday […]

Schnepf, Sossaman farms provide history and agritainment experiences in Queen Creek

As communities across the U.S. honor Travel and Tourism Week, Queen Creek highlights the town’s history and agritainment destinations. National Travel and Tourism Week is an opportunity to celebrate community assets. From outstanding parks to an extensive trail system and dining and shopping options, Queen Creek has a lot to offer. Queen Creek is known […]

Travel, tourism pump up Queen Creek’s economy

Queen Creek is in the middle of a week that spotlights the importance of economic development and tourism. Through Saturday, May 12, the town is commemorating Economic Development Week along with Travel and Tourism Week, recognizing the “important drivers for fiscal sustainability in Queen Creek and communities across the U.S,” town officials stated in a […]

Agritainment postcard honored by state economic development association

    Queen Creek’s agritainment destinations offer unique farm-to-fork experiences that embrace the town’s heritage. A growing trend throughout the world, the town markets current agritainment destinations and the opportunity for investment by other agribusinesses with an agritainment postcard. Identified as an innovative promotional piece, the postcard received a Golden Prospector Award of Merit from […]

P&Z commission to review General Plan update draft line-by-line July 12

Public hearings include design review for Shea Homes community and minor General Plan amendment to allow agritainment venue at Sossaman Farms   Citizens wishing to learn more about proposed updates to the town’s General Plan can learn in-depth specifics when the Queen Creek Planning and Zoning Commission reviews the draft line-by-line July 12. The review […]

Town of Queen Creek celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week

The town of Queen Creek has joined communities across America to showcase the importance of travel and tourism during National Travel and Tourism Week, May 7-13. Travel is one of America’s largest industries and largest employers. Travel generated $2.3 trillion for the U.S. economy, and supports more than 15.3 million jobs in the U.S. Queen Creek […]

Queen Creek officials suggest alternate traffic routes during peak event season

  The agritainment area of Queen Creek is continuing to grow, offering many fun and exciting events for residents and visitors. Accessing the southeastern portion of the town may be challenging in October with an increased amount of traffic due to events and construction in the area. The routes depicted on the map are suggested […]