Opening Night & Tree Lighting
Friday, Nov. 25 | 5 - 10 pm
Winter Wonderland Ice Rink
Located at the new Plaza at Mesa City Center, the Winter Wonderland Ice Rink is a great way to enjoy the amazing winter weather while skating under the stars.
Visits with Santa
FREE visits with Santa Fridays and Saturdays! Bring your cell phone or camera for pictures.
Mesa’s Christmas Tree
This 40-foot tall tree is Mesa’s official Christmas tree. Check it out on Macdonald north of Main Street and experience the magic of the season…and take a few photos while you’re there.
Mesa’s official Menorah is a sleek, modern 12-foot tall candelabrum. It will be set on N. Macdonald and lit each night of Hanukkah.
Jack Frost’s Food Truck Forest
Start (or end) your journey down Merry Main Street at Pioneer Park. It’s a great place to gather for a delicious meal or snack (Fridays & Saturdays)!
Holiday Happenings at the MAC
The internationally acclaimed Mesa Arts Center comes alive with shows throughout the holidays!
The Man Who Killed Santa Claus
Join Mayor John Giles and local actors in a radio-style performance of The Man Who Killed Santa Claus, a true story of triumph over failure set in Downtown Mesa dating back to 1932.
Mesa Santa Express
In the tradition of that magical holiday train come join us for a winter train experience. In our special Light Rail car, we will sing songs, enjoy cookies and, best of all, maybe meet Santa! Wear your pajamas and enjoy the season in this childlike and festive tradition.
Mesa Temple Christmas Lights
This spectacular annual display, featuring hundreds of thousands of colorful lights, is provided by volunteers and free of charge each evening of the holiday season.