Buckeye, Arizona: Hobo Joe Statue

25-foot-tall fiberglass statue of a fellow with no financial obligations. Wears a rope belt and exudes the dignified presence of the dispossessed. Restored and moved to current location in 2020.

Address:
111 S. 5th St., Buckeye, AZ
Directions:
Downtown, just south of MC-85/Monroe Ave., on the west side of S. 5th St.
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Hobo Joe.

Hobo Joe

Hobo Joe in Buckeye is very detailed. Once he was the an icon of an Arizona restaurant chain. He's a well-traveled man in his midlife who enjoys the finer things.

[Rob, 11/07/2020]

Among the items stuffed into Hobo Joe's pockets are a banana, a candy cane, and a copy of The Wall Street Journal.

Hobo Joe statue.

Hobo Joe Statue

Hobo Joe looks great, with a bright and vibrant paint job! Easy parking and access for photos.

[Debbie, 10/08/2020]

Hobo Joe.

Hobo Joe

Hobo Joe is again standing tall in the town of Buckeye. He has been repainted and refurbished.

[Veronica L Spencer, 03/13/2020]
Hobo Joe

Fret not, dear friends, Joe has finished his stint in rehab and will be standing tall once again in downtown Buckeye within the next month, once his new home has been completed.

[Richard Hopkins, 05/09/2019]

Joe's dignified presence, 25 feet high, has been missing from Buckeye since 2016.

Hobo Joe Statue

As of 7/30/16, Hobo Joe is no longer on his concrete platform.

[Gena F, 08/01/2016]

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