FRIDAY APRIL 3rd

Arizona Museum of Natural History

The museum is once again hosting the very popular Dino Egg Hunt on Friday April 3rd. The fun includes children's craft activities and a dinosaur touch cart with factual information about dinosaur eggs. Dino eggs will be replenished that evening until 7:45 p.m. Special discount pricing for this event is $9 for adults over 18 years, children three to 17 years are $5 and members are free. The entire museum will be open, so plan to come and have "eggs-ceptional fun!"
Arizona Museum of Natural History
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 .m.
Address: 53 N Macdonald Road Mesa, AZ 85201
Phone: 480-644-2230

Mesa Arts Center

Easter is just around the corner and the Downtown Mesa Association is planning their second Easter Egg Hunt and it's bigger than ever! They will be hiding over 24,000 eggs at the Mesa Arts Center and on Main Street! This event is open to kids of all ages!

The Downtown Mesa Association will be hiding eggs at the Mesa Arts Center and the Downtown Mesa Businesses on Friday, April 3rd and we invite you and the kids to come check out downtown, hunt eggs and spend some time in Mesa enjoying the beautiful weather of Spring in Arizona. Don't be late... the Egg Hunt will start promptly at 11:00 a.m. at the Mesa Arts Center and continue onto Main Street where participating businesses have eggs for you to collect! The Egg Hunt at the Mesa Arts Center will be divided into age groups.

  • Meet the Easter Bunny - Mom and Dad be ready with your cameras!
  • Hunt eggs filled with candy, toys, coupons, gift certificates and prizes to Downtown Mesa businesses!
  • Face painting and yummy snow cones available

Mesa Arts Center
Address: 1 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201
Times: 11 a.m.
Admission: Free
Phone: 480-890-2613

Planetarium at Mesa Community College

Explore the amazing Universe in our state-of-the-art Planetarium! Our Astronomy Nights are the first Friday of the month. FREE Tickets are handed out at the door on a first-come, first-served basis. We are no longer accepting reservations for Astronomy Nights. Shows are every half hour starting at 6:00 P.M., the last show is at 9:30 P.M. Wait times do not normally exceed a half an hour. During Astronomy Nights, we also offer telescope viewing of the Moon, planets, and other celestial sights. Unlike the planetarium shows, telescope viewing will only occur if the skies are clear.

Mesa Community College
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Address: 1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa, AZ 85202
Phone: 480-461-7027

Motorcycles on Main

A family friendly event that happens every first Friday of the month. Roads are closed to car traffic and open to motorcycles so you can cruise down Main Street, enjoy a fabulous show of motorcycles, or park and show your bike. The fun includes live music, beer gardens, food, vendors, and more.
Motorcycles on Main - Main Street downtown Mesa
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Mesa Arizona Temple Visitor's Center

Experience the life of Jesus Christ as told through song and dance within view of the beautiful ‪Mesa Temple. The free pageant begins on March 25 at 8 p.m. and runs until April 4. No tickets are required, and everyone is welcome to attend.

All performances start at 8 p.m.
English: March 25, 26, 27, 31, April 1-4
Spanish: March 28
ASL: March 25-28
Mesa Arizona Temple Visitor's Center
Time: 8:00PM - 10:00PM
Address: 525 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85203

SATURDAY APRIL 4th

Vertuccio Farms

Come out and enjoy the farm as we celebrate Easter! Egg hunt starts promptly at 10:00 a.m. Visit with the Easter Bunny and get your picture taken! Admission $10.00 per child, ages 16 and up are FREE!

Vertuccio Farms
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m
Address: 4011 S Power Rd, Mesa, AZ 85212
Phone: 480-650-6606 or 480-650-6611

Schnepf Farms Easter Egg Hunt

***Not taking anymore reservations for 0-2 year olds or 3-5 year olds... (SOLD OUT) as of 3/28/2015 midnight.

Schedule for the day:

TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Egg Hunt begins Promptly at 11am!

8:30 a.m. Farm opens (country store, breakfast, UPICK)
9:00 a.m. Registration begins & Train rides
9:30 a.m. Bouncing pillows, carousel, honeybee, flying farmers, swinging lady bugz & hay rides begin.
10:00 a.m. Easter Bunny arrives and will be available for photo's in pond area.
11:00 a.m. 0-2 year old hunt will begin promptly on designated grass area. Signs are posted. 3-5 year olds, 6-8 year olds and 9 and older hunts will follow one after the other.
11:00 a.m. Lunch service begins on outdoor grill. Parents can order with burger or hotdog on outside grill or from lunch menu in cafe
11:30 a.m. The Easter Bunny will take a brief carrot breakfast
11:45 Easter Bunny stays on the farm until 1pm.

****Pick up and decorate your Easter Cookie on tables next to Country at any time after 9:30 a.m.

2nd Annual "Show and Tell" Car Show

Patrick Peterson (Arizona Cardinals, 3X NFL Pro Bowler and All-Pro Cornerback) and Kandy Shop Creations will be hosting the 2nd Annual "Show and Tell" Car Show where local car collectors will have the ability to come out and show off their car collection and car enthusiasts will be able to tour a wide variety of automobiles. The show is open to all types of vehicles. Patrick Peterson will also be on site and will be showing off his extensive car collection! The event is open to the public and entrance to the event and registration is 100% donation based. All proceeds raised from the event will be donated to The Patrick Peterson Foundation for Success which hosts several annual events that directly benefit the Phoenix Community! Guests will be able to take a look at the cars, listen to music by Dj Adidas and sample local cuisines with vendors such as Cold Stone Creamery, Piggly's BBQ and The Grilled Cheese Truck showing their support for the event.

Kandy Shop Creations
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Address: 555 W 2nd Ave, Mesa, AZ

Wingstock: Where Music & Chicken Meat

The hottest festival in the Valley! Now in its 4th year, Wingstock brings together live music, contests, a kids zone, beer, and of course - chicken wings! Come and taste wings from Valley restaurants and vote for your favorite. See who will be named Wingstock's King of Wings! All-age, family friendly festival. Visit the website to see participating restaurants and bands.

Mesa Amphitheatre
Admission: $5 - $7
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 480-644-2178

 

SUNDAY APRIL 5th

Easter Brunch

Hilton Phoenix/Mesa 

In addition to a spectacular meal there will be a visit from the Easter Bunny!

Menu includes:

• Peel & Eat Shrimp, Oyster and Mussels
• Chef Carved Slow Roasted Prime Rib
• Orange Miso Glazed Salmon
• Chef Carved Agave Brown Sugar Glazed Ham
• Traditional Breafast items with Omelet Station
• Season Salads and Sides
• Desert Assortment

...and much, much more!

Admission: $38.95 adults, $19.50 for children 12 and under

Children 5 and under are FREE with the purchase of two adult brunches at regular price. Call now to book your reservation.

Hilton Phoenix/Mesa
Address: 1011 W. Holmes Ave., Mesa, AZ 85210
Times: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Phone: 480-610-3449

The Vista Pavilions in Las Sendas

Grand Buffet Menu:

• Seafood display with crab and shrimp
• Chef carved beef tenderloin and pineapple spiral ham
• Omelet station
• Pastries and desserts

Cost: $45 per person, $16.95 ages 6-12 Plus tax and gratuity.

For Reservations call 480-396-4000 ex 221 or email: events@lassendas.com

Las Sendas Golf Club
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Address: 7555 East Eagle Crest Drive, Mesa, AZ 85207

Rustler's Rooste

Brunch will be served from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. with the last reservation taken at 1.

Cost: Adults $29.95, Kids 10 and under are $12.95, Kids in highchairs are free

Entertainment: Singing Duo

Special guest appearance by: The Easter Bunny

Complimentary Glass of Champagne or a Mimosa

Dinner will be served from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. from our regular dinning menu

Rustler's Rooste
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Address: 8383 S 48th St, Phoenix 85044
Phone: 602-431-6474

Easter Dinner

Mining Camp Restaurant

Menu:
• Family style BBQ Ribs
• Chicken with dressing and ham with all the fixin's

Historic Mining Camp Restaurant
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
For reservations, call 480-982-3181
Address: 6100 E Mining Camp St, Apache Junction, AZ 85119