Spring Break is just around the corner nationwide and many have a burning question of "What can we do for Spring Break 2015?"  Maybe you're wanting something for the whole family or things that are just budget friendly in general! Well March has a number great limited time events that we would love for you to see, whether you're local or just visiting for your break!




Mesa Marketplace Swap Meet is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 7:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.  Enjoy your day with FREE admission, FREE parking FREE Live Entertainment in their Food Court!  Located off Baseline Road and Signal Butte Road - easily accessible off the Highway US60.  If you are looking for a day of fun under shaded breezeways, then you have found the right place. The Mesa Marketplace Swap Meet features some fantastic local artisans that are loved by visitors and locals alike!  The merchants' shops are engaging and personalized. The hunt for the right souvenirs will be like a Treasure Hunt, satisfying your passengers that their time was well spent.

Mesa Marketplace Swap Meet
10550 E Baseline Rd | Mesa, AZ 85209
(480) 380-5572 | 




The 27th Annual Renaissance Festival is on its way again! If you haven't been before, we absolutely recommend it! Ask your friends or family, I'm sure one of them has been before.  There is great food and so many activities for the whole family to do - you can catch live jousting shows, their famous turkey legs, create a wax hand that you customize with fun colors, Henna tattoos, games and rides for all to enjoy, costumes and accessories to make your experience as authentic as possible and many other shops that you can pick up souvenirs of your Renaissance Festival experience! 

Want the deal of the century?  Purchase your tickets at Fry's Food & Drug Store for discount savings or see their website for a group rate! Or stop in to our office at 120 N Center St, Mesa, AZ 85201 to pick up coupons - Buy an adult ticket at the Festival Box Office, get a free child ticket!

The Renaissance Festival
Open now thru March 29th, 2015 - Saturdays & Sundays 10:00a.m. - 6:00p.m.
Rain or Shine | No Pets | FREE parking
12601 East Highway 60 | Gold Canyon, AZ 85118




Dinner Down the Orchard  Schnepf Farms logo


Schnepf Farms presents Dinner Down the Orchard

Join the Schnepf family for their Dinner Down the Orchard on Saturday, March 28th!  Stay Tuned for a future blog about our experience at the first of this year's Dinner Down the Orchard! Enjoy a four course dinner created and prepared by renowned guest chef. You will be seated down the middle of the peach orchard for an experience you won't find anywhere else in Arizona. All the food is picked fresh from the garden and served directly to your table. This is a reservation ONLY event and sells out frequently. The cost includes a four-course dinner, wine, tax and gratuity and complimentary small bag of peaches that you will pick about 2 feet from your table.

You can enjoy this experience at the Dinner Down the Orchard on Saturday, March 28th at 6:00 p.m. This evening will promise enchantment at every turn and feature the culinary stylings of a very special chef. Book your seat at the table today!


Schnepf Farms
24810 S Rittenhouse Rd | Queen Creek, AZ 85142
(480) 987-3100 | 


Spark! Festival


mesa arts

March 18th and 19th 12:00p.m. - 5:00pm
March 20th and 21st 12:00p.m. - 10 p.m.

Spark! Mesa's Festival of Creativity is a free, immersive event for all ages held at Mesa Arts Center. The 2015 festival weaves the elements - earth, air, fire and water - into numerous captivating and interactive experiences in celebration of the arts, innovation and creativity. Held during spring break for many Valley school districts and in the heart of Cactus League Spring Training month, spark! will offer participatory activities, delicious foods, live music, original performances, collaborative art and more.   

Mesa Arts Center
1 E Main St | Mesa, AZ 85201
(480) 644-6500 | http://mesaartscenter.com/