Activities

Winter Wonderland Ice Rink

Downtown Mesa will have an ice skating rink just outside City Plaza. 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 or nearly 4 story tree is the City’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 Menorah

NEW this year: Be sure to stop by and see the 12ft. Mesa Menorah as part of the celebration. The large menorah will have a light added nightly beginning Nov. 28 through Dec. 6. Make plans to take part in the new tradition.

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)!

Santa’s Merry Makers Marketplace

Looking for the perfect holiday gift this season? There is no place like Downtown Mesa! Join the elves on two weekends to shop from local crafters and artisans. Then continue your shopping with the many unique stores along Main Street.

Mesa Polar Express

In the tradition of that magical train, carrying children to meet Santa Claus, come join us as we zoom down Merry Main Street. 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 the childlike and festive tradition of the Polar Express.

Holiday Happenings at the MAC

The internationally acclaimed Mesa Arts Center comes alive with shows throughout the holidays!