Posted By Visit Mesa Team
August 30, 2021
Labor Day Weekend in City Limitless
Take advantage of the long weekend and enjoy the last breaths of summer this Labor Day weekend in Mesa. Explore the desert, cool off on the river, take a step back in time, and more when you visit City Limitless.
Explore the Sonoran Desert
Partake in the ultimate kayak or paddleboarding adventure during your holiday weekend. REI Co-op Adventure Center Arizona is the place to go for unique, expert-guided excursions in City Limitless®. Explore the desert, by land or waterway, led by one of their exceptional adventure tour guides for an experience you won’t soon forget. Looking to Segway or horseback ride through the beautiful Sonoran Desert? Check out Fort McDowell Adventures or Adventures Out West for your ultimate western experience.
Visit the Mesa Museums
Spend a day exploring the past, present and future when you visit the Mesa Museums! From the fascinating collection of dinosaurs at the Arizona Museum of Natural History to the WWII-era aircrafts at The Commemorative Air Force Museum, there is so much to learn when you step back in history. Music lovers can find themselves at the Musical Instrument Museum, while little artistic minds can experience a world of interactive sculptures at the i.d.e.a Museum. The discoveries are endless!
Solve Puzzles like a Mastermind
Escape the heat by rounding up your "squad" and heading over to Escape Rooms Mesa Solve to solve puzzles, find clues, and figure out a way to escape the themed rooms before time runs out. Put your minds together because this is the perfect activity for team building, family fun, and date night!
Tee Up for a Day on the Golf Course
Relax on the course when you tee off in Mesa! Our city is home to more than 40 golf course that showcase the natural beauty of the Southwest, with many courses featuring breathtaking views of the Sonoran Desert. Check out Longbow Golf Club, Augusta Ranch Golf Club, We-Ko-Pa Golf Club and more over the long weekend!
Explore the Beauty of Nature
Experience the lush beauty of the Arizona Upland Sonoran Desert at the state's oldest and largest botanical garden. Featuring plant collections from the world’s deserts, historic buildings and hidden gardens along miles of trails, there is so much to discover at Boyce Thompson Arboretum.
Every first Saturday of the month Specto Entertainment will be curating a EDM line-up from 6pm-12am. Enjoy performances from various DJ’s while you enjoy cocktails at the Tiki Bar! Make sure to check out the arcade room, Modern Round, and NextLinks: a combination of miniature golf and technology to simulate the look and feel of traditional golf courses!
Sundays are for brunchin! Enjoy signature Bloody Mary's & specialty Mimosas while listening to live entertainment on The Patio! Dine on anything included in the special brunch menu while you sit back, relax and fall head-over-heals for the stunning views of the beautiful golf course and the glowing mountains!
Attend the grand opening of Alice Cooper's second Solid Rock Teen Center location: The Rock Mesa on Friday, Sept. 3 from 5:30-8pm.
The biggest end of summer bash is returning to Arizona Boardwalk! Held in the outdoor courtyard, this event features foam parties, water slides, water squiter battle zone and more! Cool off and have fun Sept 4-6!
Celebrate French culture this Bastille Day with live musical performances, curator talks, and other family-friendly activities Sept 4 & 5!