Merry Main Street features a nearly four-story-tall Christmas tree, Mesa Christmas Market, Santa’s sELFie Village, Jack Frost Food Truck Forest, Main Street Express trackless train, musical performances and much more.
Special Tree Lighting Ceremony & Season Kick-Off: Friday, Nov. 29 from 5-10 p.m.
Seasonal Attractions include:
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.
**Join in Gingerbread Rock on select Saturdays-Bring the family for lots of fun including gingerbread house competitions, bounce houses, Frozen ride-on sleighs, Santa Claus, falling snow, vendors, food trucks and more! This event is free to attend! Santa's elves will be giving out random gift cards to the families who wear the ugliest sweaters so make sure you join in!
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. Mesa Christmas Market is a European style market on the north side of Main Street at Macdonald 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. 29 and Dec. 21 from 3 p.m. to 9 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 along Main Street.
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. Exit at Mesa Drive for light rail line access.
Main Street Express. Take a ride on the Main Street Express trackless train every Friday and Saturday at the Jack Frost’s Food Truck Forest at Pioneer Park.
Polar Express. Join us as we zoom down Merry Main Street. In our special Light Rail car, we will 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, which runs Dec. 6, 7, 13 and 14 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Visit www.themesapolarexpress.com for details.
PARKING/LIGHT RAIL: Merry Main Express – Free Fare Zone means you can ride the light rail for FREE during Merry Main Street between Country Club Drive and Mesa Drive from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the following weekends:
Nov. 29 - 30
Dec. 6 - 7
Dec. 13 - 14
Dec. 20 - 21
Dec. 27 - 28
There is also a large park-and-ride at the northeast corner of Main Street and Mesa Drive.
FREE parking is available in all open lots and on-street parking areas throughout downtown Mesa.