The trees are lit, gifts are wrapped, and families are reuniting... Oh what a beautiful sight! The most wonderful time of the year is back and Mesa City Limitless© is coming to life with light shows, performances, holiday markets, and more. With all the yule-tide cheer in Mesa, where do you begin? You could start by checking out these FREE admission events going on in and around Mesa throughout the holiday season:
You heard us... FREE!
Super Snowy Saturday: December 14
Winter wonderland is coming to Mesa Riverview! This exciting, free event has REAL snow, Santa, carriage rides, games, and more! A fun way to enjoy the snow, without having to shovel it! Not to mention, the first 250 kids get a $5 Cinemark Giftcard, so make sure to get there early!
Downtown Mesa Festival of the Arts: December 7, 21
The Downtown Mesa Festival of the Arts is a FREE event for the public featuring unique artist creations, music, and fun for the whole family. Find the special gift for that special someone you've been searching for before the gift-giving begins! Check it out on Macdonald Street in Downtown Mesa, and stay tuned for more dates in the New Year.
Mesa Christmas Market: Fridays & Saturdays thru Dec. 21
The Mesa Christmas Market joins with Merry Main Street to bring a magical and festive European-style market experience to Mesa! With more than 30 vendors near the Mesa Christmas Tree, the market will be open on Fridays and Saturdays until December 21. Shelves will be stocked with unique, Santa-approved gifts for all ages available for purchase, so don't miss this brand new holiday happening on Main Street! While you're there, don't forget to visit Santa in front of the Main Street Christmas Tree on Fridays & Saturdays.
A Night in Bethlehem: December 13
A FREE family Christmas event at St. Luke Lutheran Church so real you'll feel like you have time-traveled back over 2000 years! All ages will enjoy touring the town of Bethlehem, strolling through the marketplace, assembling a craft, visiting the live stable animals and listening to the Christmas story through songs and stories. There will be something for everyone! Children, parents and grandparents will all enjoy FREE hands-on activities, music and refreshments.
Voices of Christmas - 16th Annual: December 21, 22
Mesa South, Lehi, and Tempe Stakes present the 16th annual Voices of Christmas Choir & Orchestra at the Interstake Center! A multi-stake musical evening celebrating the biblical story of Christmas. You won't want to miss this beautiful concert! Bring your family and friends, all ages welcome. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Red Mountain Farmers Market: Every Saturday at MCC
Visit Mesa Community College and get local produce, meats, eggs, and many other local farmers market products. The Red Mountain Farmers Market is FREE to attend and has over 50 artisan vendors as well as food trucks to grab breakfast & lunch! Join them every Saturday and bring the whole family for a great morning of shopping and food!