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It’s almost time for the week that kids in school can’t wait for… Spring Break! We’ve rounded up our favorite kid-friendly experiences City Limitless® that don’t just make Spring Break fun, but make learning fun too!   Mesa’s many museums make it easy to keep on learning and exploring through Spring Break. Visit the Superstition Mountain Museum in nearby Apache Junction where you’ll learn about the tall tales and recorded history of the famous, mysterious Lost Dutchman gold mine. Maybe you want to go a little further back in history? Visit

While the rest of the country is still thawing out, springtime in Mesa is beautiful, with average temperatures just under 80 degrees. So, while everyone else is becoming tired of wearing the same pile of layers day in and day out, we get to transition to shorts, t-shirts and sandals (which, let’s be honestly, Arizonans really never put away to begin with). With this beautiful sunshine that comes out to play, so many of the best festivals here happen in the springtime! Check out our round-up of some of our favorite festivals during spring!   Shop for beautiful art, jewelry, soaps and

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 8:00 AM

Rally For The Roots N' Boots Rodeo

Each March the rodeo comes to town in City Limitless®. Here, the Town of Queen Creek welcomes the Roots N’ Boots Festival celebrating the cowboy culture that surrounds rodeo. This year, the festivities begin on March 11 and for three full days visitors and residents alike will join to celebrate the town’s rural history, culture, and heritage.   One of the main draws of the Roots N’ Boots festival is the PRCA Rodeo. This is an exciting professional rodeo that only comes to City Limitless ® once a year. Last year, two of the shows sold out—so it really

Friday, November 27, 2015 8:00 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Holiday Cheer in City Limitless

It’s back and bigger than ever! Merry Main Street has been bringing holiday cheer to the residents of Mesa for years and after a decade hiatus, it’s back and even better.   Starting Nov. 27 and running through Jan. 3, Merry Main Street is the premiere destination for holiday fun in the Phoenix area.   Each weekend there will be a multitude of events and 400 performers, artists and vendors in downtown Mesa, as the whole community comes together to celebrate the holidays. Downtown Mesa businesses will host activities in their stores, a great way to have some fun and do some

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 10:20 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Top Things To Do in Mesa on Veterans Day

Are you looking for ways to celebrate the men and women who have served in the armed forces this Veterans Day? You’re in luck because we’re going to showcase what you can do around Mesa to honor and celebrate those who have served.   Superstition Coffee                   To start your Veterans Day off right, head over to Superstition Coffee inside the Queen Creek Olive Mill and support a veteran-owned business. This coffee roaster is family owned and operated by a husband and wife plus their two sons who are both veterans.

With great fall weather coming to Mesa, it’s time to get outside and what better way than with music. If you didn’t know, City Limitless has a great local music scene so you’re in for some awesome music experiences. From a leisurely afternoon with some good tunes to a soundtrack for your Friday night on the town, here are few free concert series to check out in and around Mesa!   Out To Lunch Concert Series Mesa’s mecca for the arts offers visitors and residents a free lunch time concert series in the heart of our downtown. Every Thursday afternoon starting

Friday, October 23, 2015 11:00 AM by Visit Mesa Team

New Festivals Come to Queen Creek

Queen Creek is becoming the Queen of Festivals in Arizona with the four new festivals the town added recently. Starting as early as this week and running through the spring, these new festivals cover a wide variety of interests from beer and wine to making a general mess.  We’re going to give you the breakdown of these new festivals so you can find the one(s) for you!   Queen Creek Farmers Market Held every Sunday at the Queen Creek library starting October 4, the Queen Creek Farmers Market features a wide variety of Arizona grown fruit and vegetables, local vendors, food

Here’s an insider tip we’ll share just with you, and anyone else who reads this, Superstition Springs Mall in Mesa has the first and only two-story carousel in Arizona. That’s right, two-stories of counterclockwise fun where kids can pick from 24 different animals to ride including a sea dragon, elephant, triceratops or a gorilla.   Sweeten the ride with a chocolate milkshake from the Dairy Queen or a cookie from Paradise Bakery and Café in the nearby food court and climb to the second story of the carousel to get a bird’s eye view of all the great shopping

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 8:25 AM by Visit Mesa Team

7 Ways to Enjoy Saguaro Lake this Fall

We here at Visit Mesa like to remind ourselves of just how lucky we are to be located so close to Saguaro Lake. Named for the many beautiful saguaro cacti that surround it, the lake has more than 22 miles of shoreline and is 118 feet deep at its deepest point. What we love about the lake is that it offers so much to do. With the beautiful fall weather approaching we’ve put together a list of 7 ways to enjoy Saguaro Lake. Take a day trip, spend a weekend, however long you want to go, Saguaro Lake should be on your fall bucket list, and these are 7 reasons why. 1. The Desert Belle Tour

If you’re looking for a vacation that the whole family can enjoy, may we suggest checking out Mesa’s largest entertainment hub, Mesa Riverview. Sitting on the banks of the Salt River, Riverview offers fun for everyone.   Stay at Hyatt Place Phoenix/Mesa , one of the most loved kid-friendly hotels in Arizona. Smack in the midst of Mesa Riverview, the Hyatt Place Phoenix/Mesa makes it an ideal stay for families looking for fun. Head over to Riverview Park, which features a 50-foot climbing tower, a 60 foot long caterpillar mesh rope climbing structure, and two playground areas.