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Mesa, Arizona's year-round event calendar is full of fun things to see, do and enjoy during your visit. Catch an off-Broadway show at one of our many theaters, including The Palms Theatre and the state-of-the-art Mesa Arts Center. Or enjoy the wide array of exhibits featured in our nationally-recognized museums. Attend a farm-to-fork dinner down a fragrant peach orchard, or learn more about Arizona wine and local growers during a pairing dinner led by some of Phoenix and Scottsdale's notable chefs. Unleash your senses during harvest season at annual festivals such as the Schnepf Farms Pumpkin and Chili Party and the Vertuccio Farms Fall Festival and Corn Maze. Spook yourself at Golfland Fright Nights or take a step back in time at the Arizona Renaissance Festival. Let's not forget the abundance sporting events for every type of fan.
The discoveries are endless, see below for events by date.
Every Friday and Saturday evening, listen to live music and enjoy Artisan Style Pizza for Happy Hour.
"Goin' courting" has never been as much fun as in this rip-roaring stage version of the popular MGM movie. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers tells the story of Millie, a young bride living in the 1850′s Oregon wilderness. Her plan to civilize and marry off her six rowdy brothers-in-law to ensure the success of her own marriage backfires when the brothers, in their enthusiasm, kidnap six women from a neighboring town to be their brides. Bursting with the rambunctious energy of the ... more
This year’s tour will showcase homes in the Evergreen, West 2nd Street and Robson historic districts. Other special stops will include the Sirrine House, Fitch Farm House, Antique Wedding House, Queen of Peace Church, Inside the Bungalow and the Mesa Historical Museum in downtown Mesa which features the Arizona Spring Training Experience and Wallace and Ladmo exhibits. The ticket price is $20. Tickets will be available online at www.mesamuseum.org. They will be a... more
Join us at the 11th Annual Arizona Electric Festival at the Superstition Airpark! Enjoy great on-site food, while watching incredible aircraft and flying skills! Saturday there will be an Air Show at Noon! Register as a Pilot to be a part of the show by January 8th! See website for details.
*Presented in partnership with Theater League When we say Camelot is legendary, we aren't just talking about King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. Lerner and Loewe's enchanting melodies are rivaled by few, and Mesa Arts Center is thrilled to present them in a fresh, modern production that ushers one of American Musical Theater's golden-era classics, along with a 1500 year old legend, into the Twenty-First Century. Part of the 2014-15 Broadway on Center Series, presented at Mesa Arts Ce... more
What do you get when you mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel and add a generous dash of Monty Python zaniness? You get a fast-paced farce that will take your breath away. A cast of four actors portray more than 150 characters in a mind-blowing, rapid-fire entertaining adventure. Lightning-fast changes from hero to villain, from man to woman to child, will keep you gasping for breath as a night at the theater turns into a maze of murder, espionage and flirtatious entanglements. Wi... more
more than 150 quality Western, Indian, & Fine Art dealers, fine Western art, bits, boots, spurs, advertising, saloon, Indian rugs, jewelry and beadwork, Charro, Vaquero, historical firearms, Hollywood cowboy, western books & photography, historic & silver saddles, $10/day, $15/weekend, show, Sat 9 am - 4:30 pm, Sun 9 am - 3 pm, Auction Saturday at 5 pm. Advance tickets can be purchased online at: http://www.oldwestevents.com/purchase-tickets
The Southwest Shakespeare Company presents: King Lear Considered by many one of the most profound plays in the English language, King Lear tells the story of an aging King and his three daughters, and the tragic consequences that ensue when he decides to divide his kingdom among them. Alternating between scenes of immense physical and psychological brutality and overwhelming humanity and beauty, this production is the theatrical event of the year and a rare production our patrons will no... more
Southwest Shakespeare Company will present the third annual "Winterfest!" Repertory performing two plays in alternating time slots throughout the month of January. As You Like It: Escape with Rosalind and Celia into the Forest of Arden, a world where love is turned upside down and inside out. They will be joined by a host of memorable characters, including the inimitable Jaques who tells us, "All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players." Featuring mu... more
Southwest Shakespeare Company presents: As You Like It Escape with Rosalind and Celia into the Forest of Arden, a world where love is turned upside down and inside out. They will be joined by a host of memorable characters, including the inimitable Jaques who tells us, “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” Featuring music, dancing, wrestling, and romance, this most theatrical of Shakespeare’s comedies.
Bridget and her Grandmother are about to become roommates. However, what Bridget saw as a unique opportunity to stay with her favorite Nana in New York for the summer quickly turns into an experience she'll never forget. It seems her sweet Grandma is running an illegal boutique from her apartment, selling hand-made naughty knickers to every senior citizen in the five borough area! Will Bridget be able to handle all the excitement? Will her Nana get arrested - or worse! - evicted?
A classic musical about the life of sharpshooter Annie Oakley from songwriter Irving Berlin. Featuring musical gems such as “Anything You Can Do” and “There’s No Business Like Show Business,” Annie Oakley and Frank Butler meet when she beats him in a sharpshooting contest at Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show and the two have to negotiate between their competitive sides and their blossoming love for each other.
Jon Trachtman and Leslie Arthur are out of work musicians who room together in New York City. To save money, Jon has been filing tax returns listing the pair as a married. The day of reckoning comes when the Internal Revenue Service informs the "couple" they're going to be investigated. Leslie masquerades as a housewife, aided by Jon's fiancee, Kate. Complicating matters further Leslie and Kate are having an affair behind Jon's back, Jon's mother drops in unexpectedly to meet her son's... more
The Dutton family brings thier Branson show to back to Mesa, Arizona for the winter. The Dutton's are international touring and recording artists that play everything from bluegrass to classical in their shows, featuring a variety of instruments: violin, guitar, bass, viola, banjo, mandolin, keyboard, harmonica and drums among others. The Dutton's have not only won recognition in national fiddling contests and as studio musicians but have also garnered praise and awards in classical viol... more
Join us for Happy Hour daily, featuring a wide variety of food & drink specials including: $5 Sliders, Street Tacos, Pretzel Bites, and Burgers, $3 dollar Craft Drafts, $3.50 Glass of House Wine and $5 Specialty Cocktails. We have 12 HDTV's up to 70 inches to watch multiple sporting events and cheer your favorite team on. Please check our monthly events calendar for the latest sporting events including Sunday NFL Ticket, NHL Center Ice or MLB Extra Innings.
This is a Radio Control Aircraft event. All aircraft are electrically powered. They vary from micro size to Giant scale aircraft. There are helicopters, jets and airplanes. There will be vendors on site. Parking is $6 a carload. There is limited bleacher seating and a food vendor will be on site. Saturday Air Show at Noon! Watch incredible aircraft and flying skills. Helicopter Hours all days 10:00Am to 10:30AM and 2:00PM to 2:30PM
35 dealers from around the country will be buying and selling rare coins, currency, and bullion. Free appraisals. Gold & Silver raffle.
Double your holiday fun: Take the family to see the adventure filled Night at the Museum and then plan your visit to the Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH) at 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa. Don't forget to bring your movie ticket stubs to the museum to receive a $2 discount off any full priced regular admission now through Jan. 31, 2015. Arizona Museum of Natural History is the premier natural history museum in Arizona. We have many of the same dinosaurs, replica figures and ancient artifact... more
"Hello Arizona!" show series, continue in the 2014-2015 winter season. Shows include our family style meal of BBQ beef ribs, roast chicken with dressing, oven baked ham, all the fixin's and a one hour performance. Prices exclude tax, tip, and beverages. Reservations are required. Season Performers: 11/4-22/14, 12/2-14-1/3/15, 1/13-17, 3/17-21/15, 4/7-5/2/15 - Amazing McNasty Brothers: Country Bluegrass 11/25-29/14 & 3/31-4/4/15 - Dave Karl: Kenny Rogers Impe... more
STEP RIGHT UP and get ready to Laugh, Have Fun, and Celebrate a magical night out. This top-rated show is "Revitalizing Magic" by blending their "Around the World in 80 Minutes" travel theme with all the charms of a Vaudeville-inspired roadshow. Great for Date-Nights, Anniversaries, Celebrations, and Special Nights Out. Shows on select Saturdays at the Mesa Arts Center and Arizona Biltmore Resort. Carnival of Illusion is Magic, Mystery, and OOOH La La!