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Tip-Toe Through the Wildflowers
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Hiking in Lost Dutchman State Park
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Posts from June 2016

Monday, June 27, 2016 5:00 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Coffee Culture in Mesa

Looking for a great cup of joe?  Look no further, Mesa has you caffeinated.  From a morning cup to a mid- afternoon coffee break, the city of Mesa has a variety of eclectic coffee shops to appeal to the under-caffeinated, over-caffeinated and anyone else just looking to experience coffee culture here in City Limitless ® .  Here’s a round-up of our favorite spots.   Superstition Coffee located inside the Queen Creek Olive Mill pairs perfectly with the Mill’s vanilla olive oil waffles for a weekend brunch.  Here, Superstition Coffee’s beans are

Celebrate the 4 th of July in Mesa at the “coolest” celebration in the state: Arizona’s Celebration of Freedom! This free event in Downtown Mesa is a great way to celebrate America’s Independence Day while enjoying entertainment, kids’ activities, live music, learning opportunities and much more with both indoor and outdoor activities!   Be sure to check out the Revolutionary War reenactment by local historical reenactors from We Make History.  The portrayal will include an appearance by General George Washington and his men. Watch as history unfolds as

Visiting Mesa on your birthday and want to save some money for souvenirs or a Pink Jeep Tour? Celebrating in City Limitless ® is sure to please, as many restaurants around town offer exclusive deals to treat you on your big day.   If eating local is your thing, your best bet is to head over Agritopia’s family of restaurants, all of which offer birthday specials. This includes Liberty Market and Joe’s Real BBQ in Gilbert’s Heritage Square, and Joe’s Farm Grill at Agritopia. These all offer a $10 birthday credit with proof of your birthday. Use it at Liberty

  If you’re in City Limitless ® this Father’s Day and are looking for some local ways to celebrate the special man in your life, you came to the right place. Visit Mesa has the scoop on some of the best events and activities that we know your father will love!   Take a cruise with the Desert Belle to get to know the area! In addition to two daytime nature cruises, the Desert Belle is offering a more relaxing boat ride for Father’s Day featuring  live music at night. A ride on the Desert Belle is sure to put dad in vacation mode! Bonus Tip:

They say the best way into a man’s heart is through his stomach.  Show dad how much you care this Father’s Day by taking him out to eat!    The Queen Creek Olive Mill is a great place to take any BBQ, burger-loving dad.  In addition to their normal lunch menu, the restaurant is offering a “Burger, Bacon and Brew” special to celebrate good ol’ dad!  This special includes a candied bacon burger with all of the fix-ins, served with a cold local craft beer.  The Mill is also featuring a variety of appetizers including grilled local sweet

What could be better than spending the early evening with conversation, delicious bites and a great drink in your hand? City Limitless® has so many great happy hour spots, so here are a couple of our favorites! If wine is more your style, get together with a friend or two for Postino Wine Café’s $20 board and a bottle on Monday and Tuesdays after 8 p.m. You can enjoy any house bottle of wine and a board of bruschetta for just $20.  Enjoy unique bruschetta options ranging from smoked salmon and pesto to brie and apples with fig spread!   You could also “wine