The turkey has been carved, radio stations have begun to play holiday music, and homes are illuminating with lights. The holiday season is officially here and what better way to celebrate than with Merry Main Street in Downtown Mesa! There will be entertainment for all ages throughout December, so bring the entire family and make your way down Main Street for all of these festive stops.
November 29, 2019 - January 4th, 2020
Winter Wonderland Ice Rink
Outdoor ice skating in the desert – yes it is possible! This 5,000 square foot ice rink is an attraction you do not want to miss. Whether you are showing off some impressive tricks or hanging on to the railing, you will be sure to have a merry time. (open daily)
Weekday specials are now available at the ice rink through January 1st:
- Mondays are “Family Night” from 5 p.m. to 10 pm. Bring the whole family and skate for only $8 per person
- Tuesdays are “Two-fer Tuesday” from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. You and a friend or significant other can skate two for the price of one $10 general admission
- Wednesdays are “Ugly Sweater Wednesday” from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wear an ugly sweater and skate for only $8
- Thursdays are “Student Night” from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Students skate for only $8 with a valid student I.D.
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, 2019. Shelves will be stocked with unique, Santa-approved gifts for all ages, so don't miss this brand new holiday happening on Main Street!
Jack Frost’s Food Truck Forest
Don’t leave Merry Main Street without grabbing a bite to eat. There will be a variety of different food trucks serving delicious eats and scrumptious treats. Warm up from those laps around the ice rink with some hot chocolate.
Visits With Santa & Santa’s sELFie Village
Snap a selfie at one or all of the holiday decorated selfie stations by the spectacular 4-story Christmas Tree. You can even take this year’s holiday card here! Be sure to use #VisitMesa when you post your selfies on social media – we want to see you celebrating along Main Street. (Fridays & Saturdays)
Main Street Express
Take a ride on the Main Street Express trackless train every Friday and Saturday on Merry Main Street! Located by the ice rink, this magical trail ride is FREE and fun for all!
The special light rail car will zoom down Merry Main Street giving you the chance to sing songs, enjoy cookies and, best of all, meet Santa ! Wear your pajamas and enjoy the season in the childlike and festive tradition of the Polar Express. Available December 6, 7, 13, 14 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Mesa’s Christmas Tree
Merry Main Street would not be complete without a giant Christmas tree. The nearly four-story tall tree will be located on Macdonald at Main Street.
Holiday Happenings at the MAC
Purchase a ticket to a Performing Live! show or enjoy other holiday events like the Mesa Arts Festival or spark! After Dark. Click HERE for details and tickets.