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Parks and Recreation - Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area

Rental Opportunities

9802 N. 59th Ave., Glendale Arizona 85302
Rental Coordinator:
(623) 930-4202 or click here to email

Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area with its unique and historical features is the perfect place to host your next event, whatever it may be (some restrictions apply). With multiple venues, indoor and outdoor, your event will be impressive to all who attend. Our customer-focused staff will make your experience truly memorable.

Wedding Ceremonies
Sahuaro Ranch is a beautiful setting to get married. Weddings are held in the rose garden. The Glendale Parks and Recreation Department partners with the Glendale Historical Society to coordinate the wedding ceremonies at the Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area. All wedding ceremony questions and requests must be directed to the Glendale Historical Society before contacting our Rental Coordinator. Contact the Glendale Historical Society at 623-435-0072 or visit

Fruit Packing Shed
This historic, brick building originally used to dry and pack fruit was built in 1891. This space has been updated to accommodate wedding receptions, retreats, meetings, parties, reunions and even small concerts. A unique feature of this space is the 14 windows with shutters that open up to let natural light in to the event space. The Fruit Packing Shed is made up of the Main Event Room and a Meeting Room. This space includes use of 150 chairs and 16 5-foot round or 20 6-foot tables. In addition to the room space, the facility has a small preparation station with a sink as well as a unisex restroom.

fruit packing shed

The Barnyard
This large outdoor area includes a dairy barn, hay barn, corrals, mill & granary and maintenance shed. This rustic area is perfect for western themed events and parties, equestrian events & programs, catered BBQ dinners, tractor shows and smaller concerts. There is plenty of shade under the hay barn and the vehicle maintenance shed for warmer days.
Hay barn
Demonstration Area
The demonstration area is a fenced, multi-purpose space. This area measures 333 ft. by 108 ft. or 35,964 sq. ft. (approx. ¾ acre) and is ideal for tractor pulls/demonstrations, equestrian events and car/truck shows.
demo area
Front Lawns
The large grass areas have tall palm trees for shade as well as plenty of open space perfect for wedding receptions, concerts, large family/corporate picnics, small festivals, art shows and more. Both the north and south lawns are rented together.

Our Rental Coordinator will provide you with an event planning checklist to make your large or complex event at Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area a huge success. Call us at 623-930-4202.


Space Sizes

Space Description Size
Fruit Packing Shed Includes the Main Event and Meeting Rooms, small preparation
station, sink and restroom.
Main Event Room
Seats 204 with chairs; 95 with tables and chairs 1,430 sq. ft
Meeting Room
Seats 103 with chairs; 47 with tables and chairs 718 sq. ft
Barnyard Includes the Dairy Barn, Hay Barn, Three Additional Corrals, Mill & Granary Classroom and Vehicle Maintenance Shed
Dairy Barn
43’ x 15’ with 2 corrals (50’ x 21’ and 60’ x 43’) 688 sq. ft.
Hay Barn
95’ x 35’ 3,325 sq. ft.
Three Additional Corrals
42’ x 43’, 21’ x 26’ and 38’ x 27’  
Mill & Granary Classroom
Old-style benches and tables to seat 24 children 228 sq. ft.
Vehicle Maintenance Shed
49’ x 28’ 1,372 sq. ft.
Demonstration Area 333’ x 108’ (approx. 3/4 acre) 35,964 sq. ft.
Front Lawns Includes the North and South Lawns
North lawn
  Approx. 1/2 acre usable space
South lawn
  Approx. 1 acre usable space

Rental Pricing
$200 refundable deposit required on all rentals. Commercial rates are double the price of the non-resident rates. Arrangements for catering, special decorations and tent rentals are not included in the rental fee and are the responsibility of the renter. Weekend rates are in effect all day Friday through Sunday.  Weekday rates reflect a 30% discount and are Monday-Thursday only. Reduced summer rates available for outdoor rentals June - August. Call for details. The following rates are effective July 1, 2012.

Space Weekend & Glendale resident/
Non-profit rate*
Weekend & Non-resident rate Weekday
Glendale resident/
Non-profit rate*
Non-resident rate
Fruit Packing Shed $535/4 hours
Additional hours: $165
$659/4 hours
Additional hours: $199
$375/4 hours
Additional hours: $115
$465/4 hours
Additional hours: $139
Sept - May
$369/4 hours
Additional hours: $115
$465/4 hours
Additional hours: $145
$259/4 hours
Additional hours: $85
$325/4 hours
Additional hours: $105
Foreman's House Porch/Lawn
Sept - May
$369/4 hours
Additional hours: $115
$465/4 hours
Additional hours: $145
$259/4 hours
Additional hours: $85
$325/4 hours
Additional hours: $105
Olive Grove
Sept - May
$295/4 hours
Additional hours: $89
$365/4 hours
Additional hours: $115
$205/4 hours
Additional hours: $65
$255/4 hours
Additional hours: $85

Demonstration Area
Sept - May

$269/4 hours
Additional hours: $85
$335/4 hours
Additional hours: $99
$189/4 hours
Additional hours: $59
$235/4 hours
Additional hours: $69
Front Lawn:
Sept - May
$369/4 hours
Additional hours: $115
$465/4 hours
Additional hours: $145
$259/4 hours
Additional hours: $85
$325/4 hours
Additional hours: $105

*City of Glendale residents, nonprofit organizations located in Maricopa County and City of Glendale are available for this rate.

Commercial Photography Permit:  These permits are required for professional photographers utilizing Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area as photo sites.  The fee is $100 and is good for one year.

Rental Space Map

Map of Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area Rental areas

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