Yahoo! Finance ranked Peoria, AZ as one of the top best cities to live in. In fact, it is the only Arizona city to make the ranking! More than 171,000 residents call Peoria home, with 300 days of sunshine, ample parks, trails, entertainment, and amenities, it's easy to see why Peoria, AZ has long been one of the most desirable locations in the Grand Canyon State.
Located in the Peoria 83 (P83) Entertainment District, Arizona Broadway Theatre is a professional fine dining theater performing highly acclaimed Broadway shows. The Peoria Center for the Performing Arts is located in the city’s Old Town area and is the stage home of Theater Works, a nationally recognized community theater.
Peoria, AZ is conveniently located for the sport and recreation enthusiast. Each spring, the Peoria Sports Complex becomes the spring training home to the San Diego Padres and the Seattle Mariners. There are four spring training sites within 10-miles of Peoria, so catching a Cactus League Spring Training game is easy. If you are a fan of the NBA, MLB, NFL, NHL, NASCAR, or major college sports, Peoria puts you minutes away from seeing your favorite team or driver.