Surprise residents rely on the Surprise Republic and surprise.azcentral.com to stay connected to what’s happening in their neighborhood. From breaking news, education and public safety to local events, shopping and dining, we’ve got the community covered. Formerly an agricultural community, Surprise offers residents small-town ambiance with the amenities of a major metropolis in addition to being the spring training home of the Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals. People in Surprise have deep roots in the community and enjoy socializing with friends and neighbors over dinner, bowling, golfing and more. Educated and financially stable, these residents have money to spend and are interested in local businesses and services. With a comprehensive understanding of the location and people who live here, we can help you target Surprise residents better than anyone else.