Spotlight on Local: Valley Rays’ Top 5 Favorite Local Businesses in Phoenix Arizona

At Valley Rays, local business IS our business, and we are proud to be part of Phoenix's thriving local business community. Local businesses are the heart and soul of our community, these businesses are what make our town unique.

We love supporting our local entrepreneurs and getting to know the faces behind the brand. There's nothing quite like the feeling of walking into a familiar store and being greeted like an old friend. Plus, local businesses often offer one-of-a-kind products and services that you won't find anywhere else. We feel lucky to have such a vibrant small business community and do our part to keep it thriving.

Phoenix industry makers show up for our city in countless creative ways. Here are some of our favorite local companies that we can't stop talking about:

Dixxon Flannel Co.

Danny Dixxon knows how to have a good time, period. From their flannels to the summery party shirts there's definitely a Dixxon piece to go with all your pairs of Valley Rays Sunglasses. Their collabs are exciting, partnering with celebrities and even bands like Slayer and more. We can't wait to see what's next!

Dixxon Flannel Headquarters


State Forty Eight Clothing

State Forty Eight makes Arizona their business. State 48 has become a household name here in the Phoenix Valley. From their facility in Gilbert, Mike Spangenberg and his team have brought creative designs, collaborating with the Suns, the Coyotes, Flagstaff Firefighters and just about everyone else. We love their downtown Phoenix shop in The Churchill showcasing brand new collections.

State Forty Eight Clothing


Branded Bills

Branded Bills uses their high-quality performance baseball hats to promote other businesses! Branded has done exciting and popular collections with the Phoenix Suns. But you don't need to be a top basketball team to work with them, they partner with all kinds of businesses! They create stylish branding pieces for companies in Phoenix and beyond. that anyone would love to wear.

Branded Bills Footprint Center


Iconic Arizona

Iconic Arizona is a fixture at local markets from the north valley all the way to Queen Creek. Their eye-catching desert-themed designs remind us that Phoenix is a fashionable place. Don’t miss their pop-ups! Mark your calendars to go see them at their Phoenix Maker’s Markets at the Town and Country Plaza.

Iconic Arizona - Arizona's most Iconic Brand


AZ Wilderness Brewing Co.

AZ wilderness is all about community. They regularly host fund raising events for various charities. They are passionate about Arizona food and offering the best local ingredients from top area farms. Both their downtown Phoenix and Gilbert locations are vibrant fun places Perfect for getting together with friends and making new ones.

Arizona Wilderness Brewing


We love these companies and think they show what is great about Phoenix's business community. Local restaurants, bars, and shops contribute to the city's unique character and provide residents and visitors alike with a range of options for dining and shopping. The valley also has a strong entrepreneurial spirit, with many startups and small businesses launching and thriving in the area. Phoenix, Arizona is a great place for businesses of all sizes and industries.

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