City of surprise


Surprise, AZ (November 8, 2021)
 Surprise trash collection zones will change beginning Monday, January 3, 2022, to balance the number of homes serviced on each collection day as the city continues to grow.

Not all residents will see changes to their trash collection schedule. These changes apply to city of Surprise sanitation customers only; and some neighborhoods will retain their current collection day.

Surprise, A‌Z (November 9, 2021) Watch a livestream view of Surprise City Center through a new web camera located on top of the Surprise City Hall Parking Garage.

Surprise, AZ (November 22, 2021) The community is invited to a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in celebration of two Surprise fire stations built in 2021 – Fire Station 304 in our northern area and Fire Station 308 in southeast Surprise!

The ceremony will be held:

Tuesday, December 14 at 3:30 p.m.
Fire Station 308, 13771 W. Cactus Rd., Surprise

Surprise, AZ (November 22, 2021) As you search for the perfect gifts this holiday season, don’t forget that shopping locally helps to shape your community – so, “Shop Surprise, Shape Surprise!”

Surprise, AZ (November 23, 2021) Join City of Surprise for the 5th annual Deck the Hock holiday event! This free, family-friendly celebration will be held on Wednesday, December 8 from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Surprise Senior Center, 15832 N. Hollyhock Street. It includes performances by local school choirs, hot cocoa, sweet treats, tree decorating, holiday crafts, snow play and more!

Surprise, AZ (November 3, 2021) The unofficial results of the November 2 election are in, and Surprise voters have approved an EPCOR franchise extension.

Surprise, AZ (November 24, 2021) Surprise Parks & Recreation and Bravous Esports are teaming up again to offer another Fortnite Esports Tournament on December 11 from 2-5 p.m.!

Surprise has three available water sources: groundwater, reclaimed water, and Colorado River water (surface water from the Central Arizona Project). Currently, Surprise relies solely on groundwater for drinking water purposes.


S‌urprise, A‌Z (November 17, 2021) The Surprise City Council approved an ordinance that prohibits the feeding of wild animals on city-owned property, including city parks, at Tuesday evening’s Regular Council Meeting.