Spring Training is here! But that is not the only thing to do while you’re in Mesa, whether you are in town cheering on the Chicago Cubs, or rooting for the Oakland A’s, be sure to take some time to check out these local attractions:

Take a hike! It is easy to fall in love with the Sonoran Desert scenery when you get out there and get active. Start trail blazing at these locations:

Hiking at Lost Dutchman

• Lost Dutchman State Park

• Wave Cave Via the Carney Springs Trailhead

• Peralta Trail

• Butcher Jones Trail


Take your swing on the golf course. Mesa is home to several award-winning golf courses all set in beautiful South western backdrops. The Arizona sunshine allows visitors and residents of the Valley to play golf all year round. Places to schedule your next tee time:

Longbow Golf Club golfers

• Augusta Ranch Golf Club 

• Longbow Golf Club

• Las Sendas Golf Club

• Sunland Springs Golf Club


Hit the museums or even the Zoo. Whether it is a family affair or a day to explore our culture, Mesa offers a little something for everyone.

AZ History

• I.D.E.A Museum

• Phoenix Zoo

• Arizona Museum of Natural History

• Musical Instrument Museum

• Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West


Now that’s entertainment! Our playful city makes it easy to get lost in the fun. Home to multiple interactive and viewing attractions, you will never be bored.

Schnepf Farms Pumpkin and Chili Party


• Schnepf Farms 

• Mesa Arts Center

• Barleens Dinner Show

• Rockin R’ Ranch

• Escape Room Mesa

• Golfland/Sunsplash

• Mesa Riverview


Seasonal Festivities are what help make Mesa the thriving and culturally engaged environment that it is. Here’s what local events will be going on during Spring Training:

Renaissance Fesitval

• Downtown Mesa Festival of Arts

• Arizona Renaissance Festival

• Downtown Mesa 2nd Friday Night Out


Grab a bite and a pint. Nothing is better than an ice cold beer while enjoying America’s favorite past time.

Cellar Pub

• Beer Research Institute 

• Cellar Pub at Sun Devil Liquors

• Stats Sports Grille at Sheraton Mesa at Wrigleyville West

• Desert Eagle Brewing Company

• Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row

• Raging Bull Sports Bar and Grill


For even more things to do while you are in town, check out our events calendar!

Tickets for games are on sale NOW, don’t miss out on the chance to sit behind home plate or get comfy on the lawn. Click here for Oakland A’s and here for Chicago Cubs!

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Still need a place to stay while your in town? Here's a few conveniently located options: