Wildflowers in the desert
Girls Hiking in Lost Dutchman_Superstition Mountains
Kayaker on Salt River_Red Mountain
Tip-Toe Through the Wildflowers
Read More >
Hiking in Lost Dutchman State Park
Superstition Mountains
Read More >
Kayaking on the Salt River
Read More >


Monday, January 11, 2016 11:00 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Delicious Downtown Gilbert

A culinary renaissance is underway in downtown Gilbert and you’re invited! The recent redevelopment of the Gilbert Heritage District has brought some of the best culinary offerings of the Phoenix-area all in one place.   Rated as one of the five best Food Neighborhoods in metro Phoenix by Phoenix New Times, the Heritage District features a wide variety of dining and nightlife options. From wine bars to tacos there’s something for everyone’s palate.   If you’re looking for some suggestions on how to enjoy #DeliciousGilbert here are a few places we’d

Monday, October 26, 2015 8:14 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Date Night in Mesa

Mesa CityLimitless offers a host of unique experiences that are well-suited to wow on a first date or a 500 th date. If you’re looking to up the ante of next Friday’s date, look no further! Grab your sweetheart and head out to Mesa for one of these date experiences. Spice up the night with Cajun food at Pier De’Orleans.      Experience New Mexico with dinner at Blue Adobe Grille .  “Mamma Mia!” You’ll have a hard time finding Italian food that beats that of Buca Di Beppo .  Dine, shop and stroll through San Tan Village . Take a bike

Monday, August 10, 2015 8:17 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Front Row: Broadway Bound

“I could have danced all night!” Broadway enthusiasts come enjoy a night of singing and dancing and see a play or musical this fall! We have a multitude of performing arts venues across our destination offering a wide array of performances. Mesa Arts Center Mesa Arts Center is an international, award-winning facility found at the heart of Mesa’s downtown. MAC is Arizona’s largest arts center with four theaters, five art galleries and 14 art studios. MAC always has something going on, so checkout their season guide for dates you’ll be in town. Coming up, be sure to

Downtown Gilbert exudes positive energy that is young, full of life and filled curiosity and wonder of what the next adventure for our foodie stomachs will be. Whether you're four or eighty four, you will enjoy all the foodie wonders that Gilbert has to offer.  Postino East Wine Cafe Housed inside the Grainbelt building in the heart of downtown Gilbert's historic Heritage District, you will find  Postino East Wine Café . It is just steps from the Hale Theater and under the dutiful watch of the Gilbert water tower. Featuring a winning mix of indoor/outdoor dining,

Downtown Gilbert exudes positive energy that is young, full of life and filled curiosity and wonder of what the next adventure for our foodie stomachs will be. Whether you're four or eighty four, you will enjoy all the foodie wonders that Gilbert has to offer. Last weekend, my boyfriend and I chose to wine and dine at Joyride Taco House for some Mexican cuisine in Downtown Gilbert - the Heritage District. As I mentioned in the previous blog, it was a perfect evening of cloudless 75°F night, with a crisp breeze, and a combination of sweet and savory smells coming from all around us. You

When visiting Mesa, you won't want to miss our charming next door neighbor,  Town of Gilbert.  There is just a mere invisible boundary between us but we can't stand to be too far apart. Gilbert retains their "Town" title to keep that quaint, small town feel even though it boasts more than 230,000 people over a span of 72.6 sq. miles! Within the last twenty years Gilbert has undergone some major revitalization, especially in what is now called the Heritage District. Located on Gilbert Road between Guadalupe and Elliott Roads, you will find a mile long strip of

Friday, August 3, 2012 12:00 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Eats & Arts in Downtown Mesa

Eats and Arts, a new promotion for Culture and Dining in Downtown Mesa. The Mesa Arts Center, the Arizona Museum of Natural History and the Arizona Museum for Youth   i.d.e.a. Museum  are working with participating Downtown Mesa restaurants offering special deals for YOU, their patrons. With a ticket, a ticket stub or an admissions receipt at these Mesa eateries ( click here ) you will receive a special discount or offer just for visiting one of our cultural venues.   Recently my husband and I had date night in Downtown Mesa. With concert tickets in hand for the Mesa Arts

Downtown Mesa will soon transform into an attraction you won’t want to miss – the annual Arizona Celebration of Freedom, June 29 – 30 from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. There will be numerous activities and events taking place throughout the weekend that will be fun for the whole family. Outdoor music stages will be spread along Main Street with live music playing during the night. Kids can enjoy the KOOL Zones and Wet Zones. Beer gardens and food booths will be located on both sides of Main Street. Be sure to get there early as the streets of Downtown Mesa fill with residents and

Friday, January 13, 2012 12:00 AM by Visit Mesa Team

2nd Fridays in Mesa

Today is Friday the 13 th ! It is also 2 nd Friday Night Out in Downtown Mesa .  If you have not had an opportunity to come enjoy downtown Mesa and what it has to offer, tonight is the night! Known as the “Square Mile of Unique Style”, it is really becoming the place to be for shopping and dining. This is the perfect chance to do some local shopping and support the small businesses in your community. I have even taken a personal pledge to “Shop Local” and made this effort for one of my 2012 resolutions. On the 2 nd Friday of every month Downtown Mesa’s Main