Event Kick-off - November 24th from 4 - 10 p.m.
Join us for the official kick-off of Merry Main Street with a tree lighting ceremony and then the opening of the Winter Wonderland Ice Rink and Jack Frost Food Truck Forest. Vendors, food and activities will line Main Street for the beginning of this holiday festival.
Winter Wonderland Ice Rink. Downtown Mesa will again feature a more than 5,000 square foot ice skating rink, 20 E. Main St., that will be open daily for thousands to enjoy our amazing winter weather while skating under the stars. Purchase tickets at the rink or online at www.merrymainst.com.
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.
Visits with Santa. Free visits with Santa Fridays and Saturdays! Bring your cell phone or camera for pictures. Visit the activities calendar page on www.merrymainst.com for time and locations.
Mesa Christmas Market. New this year, the Mesa Christmas Market will be a European style market on the north side of Main Street at Macdonald with more than 30 vendors featuring traditional and nontraditional foods, hand-crafted items, beautiful lights and live performances near the Mesa Christmas Tree. The market will be open Fridays and Saturdays between Nov. 24 and Dec. 23 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. For more information., visit www.themesachristmasmarket.com.
Santa’s sELFie Village. Take a moment to create a special holiday card photo at the holiday tree or one of the other Santa sELFie stations that will be located near it.
Jack Frost’s Food Truck Forest. Start (or end) your journey along Merry Main Street at Jack Frost’s Food Truck Forest at Pioneer Park, 526 E. Main St. This is at the end of the light rail line and across the street from the festive Mesa Temple Christmas lights.
Main Street Express. Take a ride on the Main Street Express trackless train every Friday and Saturday at the food trucks at Pioneer Park.