Welcome to North Phoenix

Traditional ranch living with metropolitan amenities

The highly walkable and bustling northern region of Phoenix, Arizona, is remarkable for its blend of exuberant play and modern luxury. It boasts a uniquely youthful energy, where families and successful landowners tap into the area's rich history and experience the finer things in life. North Phoenix draws on the region's most active art, music, and entertainment culture, and you’ll never have to wait long to attend the next long-awaited community event or festival. North Phoenix boasts a central location with convenient access to the 101 and 51 Freeways and 30-minute access to anywhere in the Greater Phoenix area.

What to Love

  • A buzzing atmosphere
  • A wide array of entertainment options
  • Exceptional outdoor spaces, such as the Phoenix Mountain Preserve

Local Lifestyle

Locals enjoy non-stop recreation and a never-ending stream of events, concerts, and other exciting entertainment options; this region’s luxury communities have more opportunities for entertainment than anywhere else in Phoenix. 

Along with its active lifestyle and outdoor amenities, Northern Phoenix is perfect for those who love living in tandem with nature. Several well-loved parks and natural spaces are close to most homes. At the same time, residents have access to all of the deluxe suburban amenities they could ever need or want, right in town or just a short commute away. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

As you'd expect, there's no shortage of exceptional dining experiences in North Phoenix. Your taste buds will come alive at Barrio Queen, a beautiful and buzzing Day of the Dead-inspired Mexican eatery with an incredibly artsy and inviting bar-side dining space. Modern Margarita is equally satisfying. This popular spot brings an artfully gourmet approach to modern Mexican fare, and the staff is always eager to entertain.

For a casual, upscale dining experience, book a reservation at Ocean Prime. This establishment offers a vast menu of steak and seafood masterpieces and an extensive wine list. Combined with their exceptionally genuine and attentive service, it's the perfect choice for a special occasion or date night. 

If you're looking for an evening or weekend out, look no further than CB Live. Their live music and comedy shows are just the right balance of casual pub dining and swanky, big-theater ambiance. With a full roster of big-name and up-and-coming talent alike, CB Live has become a renowned cultural hub that's every bit as comfortable as it is upbeat and popular. 

Visit the incredibly posh JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa. You'll receive on-demand 5-star comfort, with luxurious special touches at every turn. The whole family will enjoy the resort’s beautifully designed outdoor pool and lazy river. Golfing fans spend the day on the green at the on-site Wildfire Golf Club, whose course is as magnificent as the resort it resides on. 

Things to Do

Perhaps nothing brings out the true spirit of North Phoenix like the massive High Street Farmer’s Market. It attracts over 100 vendors who proudly display the region's finest produce, drinks, specialty street food, crafts, baked goods, and much more. As you meander through its stalls, you’ll be treated to live music performances and artwork created by exceptionally talented local artists. If that’s not enough, attend Fine Art Fridays, hosted at the Desert Ridge Marketplace. This community event features art created by Phoenix’s renowned artists, who share their muse and passions with their fellow neighbors with grand displays and exhibits. 

Take your friends and family to the Reach 11 Sports Complex for outdoor leisure and recreation. The massive green space features four baseball diamonds and 18 open fields for friendly and competitive games of soccer, rugby, and field hockey. Just across the highway is Arizona Horse Lovers Park, an equestrian park. For over 30 years, locals have gathered here for events centered around a deep love for horse training, riding, and companionship.

Another great equestrian event is the popular Cave Creek Rodeo Days. Attendees experience the untamed side of their beloved companions at this exciting event, which features barrel racing, bull riding, and more.

The interactive Musical Instrument Museum is another local treasure, featuring an extensive range of standard and unique instruments from around 200 nations. Through displays and exhibits, visitors will also learn about how music has enriched the various cultures represented in the museum. 


North Phoenix is home to prestigious schools, including:

  • Pinnacle High School, 8–12, Rated #1 Paradise Valley Unified District High School by U.S.News
  • Sonoran Sky Elementary School, K–6, Top-rated school in the district
  • Fireside Elementary School, PK–6, Very high standardized testing scores
  • Explorer Middle School, 7–8, offers a widely successful academic program 

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