Originally named Coldwater, Avondale started out as a stagecoach stop in the 1880’S. The heart of Avondale is Western Avenue in Old Town; a pedestrian-friendly street featuring locally-owned small businesses, cultural and urban art, festivals, and eclectic building-spaces that run the stretch from Central Avenue to Dysart Road. As the historic core of Avondale, it is a part of the Valley that holds a truly nostalgic charm.
Western Avenue is a must-visit destination for tourists who want to explore the vibrant and diverse culture of the city! This lively street boasts a mix of generational businesses and charming mom and pop shops that are sure to delight any traveler. And let’s not forget about the incredible restaurants that serve up authentic home-cooked meals that are as delicious as they are Instagram-worthy. Come and experience the flavors and fun of Western Avenue, just like a local!
Discover Avondale’s vibrant and unique murals. Join the urban art scene, snap stunning shots, and elevate your feed. Your followers will thank you. And be sure to tag us!
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Stop by our Visitor Center and grab a unique Avondale postcard to send to loved ones back home. Don’t forget to check out our gifts and souvenirs too!