Celebrate the Holiday Season at Merry Main Street in Downtown Mesa

Merry Main Street in Downtown Mesa

Downtown Mesa is set to transform into a winter wonderland with the annual Merry Main Street celebration. This festive event, beginning with a captivating tree-lighting ceremony, promises an array of activities that are sure to delight visitors of all ages. From sipping hot chocolate to finding the perfect gifts, this holiday season in Mesa is not to be missed.

Merry Main Street Tree Lighting & Kick-off Event

The festivities kick off with an evening of enchanting holiday music, culminating in the grand tree lighting program and official ceremony. Post-ceremony, families and friends can immerse themselves in an array of delightful activities designed to spread holiday cheer.

Events & Activities to Spark Joy

Merry Main Street is more than just a holiday event; it’s an experience filled with magical lighting, live entertainment, and unique activities. Visitors can marvel at the spectacular light displays at Mesa Temple, which illuminate the night sky. Whether you’re planning a family outing or a romantic holiday date, Merry Main Street offers something for everyone. Highlights include:

  • Winter Wonderland Ice Rink: Skate under the stars at the pop-up ice rink located at Mesa City Center. Tickets are $10 per person, including skate rentals. Winter Wonderland Info.
  • Visits with Santa: Capture precious moments with Santa Claus, perfect for creating lasting holiday memories.
  • Holiday Sunset Market: Wander through the market and discover unique gifts from local businesses.
  • Mesa Santa Express: Board the train for a magical journey filled with caroling, treats, and a special visit from Santa.
  • Festive Lighting: Be dazzled by the towering Christmas tree, a 12-foot Menorah, and a myriad of shimmering lights that create a mesmerizing holiday environment.

Culinary Delights at Pioneer Park

Suggested Picture: Families enjoying various food options at Jack Frost’s Food Truck Forest.

Make your way to Pioneer Park to indulge in an array of tasty treats and beverages. Jack Frost’s Food Truck Forest offers a selection of yummy food and drink options in a festive outdoor setting.

Plan Your Visit

Merry Main Street runs from November 24, 2023, to January 6, 2024. Situated in the of downtown Mesa, the event spans Main Street and MacDonald Road, with daily activities and varying operation hours. For a detailed schedule, check out the Merry Main Street events calendar.

Getting There

  • Parking: Complimentary parking is available in all open lots and on-street areas in downtown Mesa.
  • Light Rail: Utilize the free light rail rides for event attendees from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., connecting from Country Club to Gilbert Road on select dates.

Don’t forget to explore other vibrant annual events and activities that make Mesa an extraordinary destination. From cultural celebrations to outdoor adventures, Mesa is a city that loves to come alive during the holiday season.