Here in the Town of Carefree, also known as “The Best Small Town in Arizona”, has a long tradition of minimal growth, which is what the residents desired. Since the early 80’s Carefree has attracted people looking to live in Open Desert Locals with unobstructed views, especially now with the population is approaching just over 4,000 official residents. The love of the “True Desert” landscape and appreciation of beauty has attracted some of the countries best artists of all genres. The Town Center Gardens and Amphitheater host numerous concerts and events throughout the year.
If you’re looking for “Style” Carefree doesn’t disappoint, from the stunning architecture to the charming boutiques. On the outskirts of Carefree is El Pedregal, an outdoor shopping area that blends sophistication with the old Southwestern charm Carefree provides. Here, exclusive shops and various galleries and restaurants may be found, as well as the courtyard stage. This venue hosts concerts, cultural and charity events and every Spring El Pedregal hosts a weekly wine & jazz series with weekly concerts featuring local, regional and national jazz acts.
If you’re looking for Upscale relaxation, you’ll enjoy the local resorts, such as the Carefree Resort & Conference Center and The Boulders Resort & Golden Door Spa. Both of these properties provide all manner of activities, from golf and tennis to an award-winning spa, with fine dining, all set in this virtually untouched, unspoiled natural refuge.