A top destination in Arizona, Tempe Town Lake is an engineering marvel that protects the region from flooding, provides recreation, creates jobs and stimulates investment in Tempe.
• More than 2.7 million people spend time at Town Lake each year
• The economic impact of Tempe Town Lake since its creation is about $500 million
• Dozens of special events happen at Town Lake annually, including Ironman Arizona, the Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade and the state's largest Independence Day celebration
• More than 5,000 people work at the many business surrounding Town Lake
City of Tempe Community Services, Community Development and Public Works departments work together to keep Town Lake beautiful, fun, safe and thriving.