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Discover Bright Days and Brighter Nights in Downtown Mesa

Downtown Mesa has you covered from sunrise to last call. Start your day exploring our renowned museums, browsing boutiques, and breaking for coffee at a sidewalk cafe. Extend your day into night, and catch a live performance or dine at one of our local gems. And for the beer enthusiasts among you, we're proud to spotlight the Valley's most walkable beer scene.

Things to Do in Downtown Mesa

Local Boutiques

Find one-of-a-kind treasures

Discover the charm of Downtown Mesa's local boutiques, where you can begin your treasure hunt for one-of-a-kind vintage items and exquisite handmade goods. Stroll through these quaint shops and explore a world of unique fashion, decor, and crafts, each with its own story to tell. Whether you're hunting for a special keepsake or seeking inspiration, these downtown shops are a must-visit.

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Eat your heart out

Satisfy your cravings at the best restaurants and breweries in Downtown Mesa, Arizona. From farm-to-table eateries offering delectable dishes made with locally sourced ingredients to craft breweries serving up artisanal beers, you'll find a feast for all your senses.

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Keep the party going

Keep exploring Mesa into the evening by dining, drinking, dancing and singing at these spots. Explore the dynamic atmosphere of Downtown Mesa after dark, and create unforgettable memories with friends and fellow night owls.

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Discover the unexpected

Journey through time and knowledge at Downtown Mesa's captivating museums, where natural history and science come to life through multi-sensory experiences. Explore interactive exhibits, fascinating artifacts, and educational adventures for visitors of all ages, making learning fun and accessible to all.

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Let the music move you

Feel the rhythm and melodies of Downtown Mesa as you attend electrifying live performances at our renowned venues. From intimate acoustic shows to full-scale concerts featuring top-tier artists, the music scene in Downtown Mesa offers something for every music enthusiast.

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Downtown Murals

Let art lead the way

Downtown Mesa is adorned with many vibrant, creative, cultural and historical murals. Don't miss Mesa's newest mural on Main St. by Smitholator Cookies! These colorful butterfly wings were designed and created by nationally renowned muralist, Kelsey Montague. (pictured) Mesa Rail CDC has compiled a Self Guided Bike Tour Map of the murals, download yours now or stop in to Jarrod's Coffee, Tea & Gallery to pick up a hard copy.

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Downtown Culture Crawl

Find your inspiration

Embark on a culture crawl through Downtown Mesa while weaving in and out of quaint enclaves along shaded boulevards and through tree-lined streets. Watch for more than 30 public art sculptures from Humpty Dumpty to a big pink chair, over 20 unique murals that offer a great "selfie" spot and pop into some eclectic art galleries and artist studios. For a complete guide to the Downtown Mesa Sculptures download the map now.

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City Limitless Beers & Brews Tour

Sip and savor

Take a journey through the ultimate beer lover's paradise with the City Limitless Beers and Brews Tour pass. Sip your way through Mesa's thriving craft beer scene, where innovative breweries and taprooms beckon you to taste their finest brews. This passport to flavor allows you to try the city's unique beer culture, one pint at a time, while discovering the vibrant spirit of Downtown Mesa.

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Getting to Downtown Mesa

Public Transit

Light Rail: 3 Stations in Downtown
Country Club Dr/Main
Center St/Main
Mesa Dr/Main
The Downtown Buzz – A 23-passenger bus (17 seats and 6 standees) that operates every 30 minutes on weekdays, and 60 minutes on Saturdays. On major streets, use bus stops and on neighborhood streets, use flag zone. (Monday – Saturday) Free
Valley Metro Bus – Extensive valley bus service routes


Driving to Downtown Mesa? Find the best places to park with this parking map.

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