Wildflowers in the desert
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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 August 2016

Monday, August 29, 2016 11:58 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Burger Roundup

There’s nothing quite like a juicy burger to fill an empty stomach. We’ve rounded up a few burgers for you to try on your visit in Mesa.   BurgerFi Whether it is morning, afternoon, or evening the Breakfast All Day Burger at BurgerFi will hit the spot. Topped with American cheese, bacon, maple syrup (yes, you read that right!) hash browns, a fried egg, grilled onions, and ketchup this burger has the perfect balance between sweet and savory. We won’t judge if you save some leftovers to actually eat for breakfast the next day.     Zinburger Over a dozen of the

Friday, August 19, 2016 6:00 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Can't Miss Concerts in Mesa

Whether you’re looking for a music-filled date night, some fun dancing with friends, or a family-friendly atmosphere, we have something here in Mesa that will be right in tune with what you want.   KNIX Acoustic Summer – Aug. 24 Dust off those cowboy boots and head over to the Mesa Arts Center for the KNIX 2016 Acoustic Summer . You’ll want to experience Eli Young Band, Granger Smith, and Chase Bryant in an intimate, acoustic setting before they really hit it big!   Deftones – Aug. 31  Whether you are a new fan of Deftones , or have been relishing their

Thursday, August 11, 2016 8:00 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Mardi Gras Magic in Mesa

It may not be Fat Tuesday, and we may not be in New Orleans, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a Mardi Gras celebration! On Saturday August 13 th , ditch the parade floats for floating down the Salt River for Mardi Gras Magic, the last themed event of the season for Salt River Tubing.   Even though Mesa, Ariz. is in the heart of a desert, visitors can take advantage of the city’s close proximity to a water recreation paradise. The closest river to Mesa is the mighty Salt River – mighty as it is the only commercially run class III & IV whitewater raft trip in

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 5:00 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Compete In Your Own Summer Olympics

The Summer Olympics have commenced and we are keeping our eyes on all the action! Over the next couple of weeks, you don’t have to be in Rio to get into the spirit of the games.  Here in City Limitless®, we have so many fun activities you can do to create your own Olympic experience.   Get ready for some fun filled competition at Topgolf Gilbert .  Choose from a variety of different golfing games ranging from chipping to driving, and everything in between.  Even spectators can enjoy themselves with a cocktail in hand. Take a swing and create your own Olympics with

We’re throwing it back to one of our favorite months: May! Celebrating the end of school, Memorial Day Weekend and jumping into the pool are some of the best ways to ring in summer. Another May favorite of ours is the Schnepf Farms Peach Festival where you can pick your own peaches, enjoy peach-filled desserts and enjoy a carnival with the family!   In honor of the festival, Queen Creek Olive Mill released a delicious Peach White Balsamic Reduction. Sounds wonderful, right? If you were lucky enough to pick it up while you were here this spring, you’re in luck because

Monday, August 1, 2016 5:00 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Top 5: Mesa Cowboy Culture Roundup

Take a walk on the Wild West side and experience Mesa’s unique cowboy culture! We’ve lassoed up the top five attractions you need to mosey on over to while you’re here in City Limitless ® !   The Historic Mining Camp Restaurant Get a taste of true cowboy family-style cooking! Since 1961, the Mining Camp Restaurant has been serving up mesquite wood-smoked meats to those looking to taste Arizona’s past. Dig into barbecue ribs, roasted ham and chicken, including all the fixings! The homestyle cooking pairs great with live country music by the Amazing McNasty