Kick-Off Fall at the Mesa Arts Center

In the Southwest, the changing of the seasons is welcomed with open arms. We look forward to cooler temperatures, harvest seasons, and coming to life after a long summer. In Mesa City Limitless®, fall also means new shows and events lined up at the Mesa Arts Center! With their approaching Season Kick-Off Festival leading the way, here's a roundup of all the exciting events and performances coming to Downtown Mesa at the Mesa Arts Center this fall...

MAC Season Festival Kickoff


Season Kick-Off Festival:Get Jazzed! (September 14, 6:00 p.m.)

This year, Mesa Arts Center is kicking off the season with a festival celebrating everything Jazz! Five new jazz-themed exhibitions will be unveiled and the celebration will feature live music on three stages, art demos, hands-on art activities, and food trucks. Admission is FREE to this family-friendly event!


Wordplay Cafe (September 13 - March 23, Thurs. - Sat., 7-9 p.m.)

Music Walk at MAC

Sound in the Ground, Nash Nights at the MAC (October 5 - December 7, Fridays, 8:30 p.m.)


Dia de los Muertos Festival (October 28 - 29)

Dia De Los





Fall Out-to-Lunch Concert Series (November 8 - December 13, Thursdays, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.)


Gabriel Royal (September 21)

MAC Theater

That's Entertainment (October 7)


Metropolitan Youth Symphony Season 37 Fall Concert (November 7)



Legally Blonde the Musical (Ending September 23, Thurs. - Sun., times vary)


Carnival of Illusion (Sept. 22, Sept. 29, Nov. 10, times vary)

Carnival of illusion

Luma: Art in the Darkness (September 23, 3:00 p.m.)


Seussical Jr. (September 27 - October 7, times vary)


Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure (October 11 - 13, times vary)


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