Holiday Happenings in Downtown Mesa

Holiday Happenings in Downtown Mesa

Celebrate the holiday season with Merry Main St and shopping local. Experience the magic of Main Street with socially distanced fun, remember to wear a mask, sanitize and stay home if you are not feeling well.

Virtual Tree Lighting- Merry Main St

Kick off the holiday season with the Virtual Tree Lighting on Friday November 27th at 5:50pm. Head over to the City of Mesa’s Facebook page to watch.

Merry Main St

Merry Main St will be held November 27th through January 2nd. Enjoy Mesa’s Christmas Tree, Winter Wonderland Ice Rink, Santa’s sELFie stations and Santa! This year, to provide a safe and healthy environment for all patrons, ice skating tickets must be pre-purchased for a specific day and time. There will be a maximum of 50 skaters at one time.
Free visits with Santa will take place on the following Fridays and Saturdays from 5-7! To provide a safe and healthy environment, Santa will be inside his magical snow globe with kids of all ages sitting in front. Bring your cell phone or camera for pictures!
We ask that all visitors wear face coverings while waiting in line and follow all safety guidelines posted or requested by Santa’s Elves.

Small Business Saturday

Celebrate your local businesses today and everyday! Small business Saturday is November 28th. Enjoy live music and art along Main Street from 11am-2pm.
Make sure to pick up a Small Business Saturday Passport at participating businesses. Spend $100 on November 28th at Downtown Mesa businesses and be entered to win a $100 Downtown Mesa gift card! 5 winners will be chosen. Don’t forget to tag us on social media, #DowntownMesa.

Holiday Snow Globe Hunt

To honor Santa in his Snow Globe, elves have scattered a plethora of Santa’s favorite North Pole snow globes in shop windows throughout Downtown Mesa. You are invited to search for these hidden Holiday Snow Globe figurines festooned with bejeweled red ribbon. Help Santa find his snow globes and have a chance to win one of many Downtown Mesa Gift Cards.
Fill out your checklist by finding Santa’s Snow globes writing the name of the merchant under the snow globe number. Send in your list and you will be automatically be entered for a change to win one of the following:
  • Find 20 globes, entered to win $250 gift card
  • Find 16-19 globes, entered to win $150 gift card
  • Find 11-15 globes, entered to win $100 gift card
  • Find 5-10 globes, entered to win $50 gift card
Mail or return your completed checklist to:
Downtown Mesa Association
100 N Center St
Mesa, AZ 85201
or take a picture of the entry and email it to
Follow Downtown Mesa on Facebook or Instagram for helpful Holiday Snow Globe hunt hints.

Holiday Shop Small Passport

‘Tis the season to shop small! Small businesses need your support now more than ever, they are the heart and soul of our community. This holiday season, we are encouraging you to shop local.
Spend $100 in Downtown Mesa from December 1-30, 2020 and receive a ugly sweater holiday ornament! Plus be entered to win a $250 Downtown Mesa Gift Card. Pick up your holiday passport at participating businesses.

Mask Up, Ugly Sweater Style!

Show us your ugly holiday mask! Snap a picture while shopping and dining in Downtown Mesa and use #DowntownMesa for a chance to win a $15 gift card! Contest runs through December 31, 2020.

Wear a Mask – Socially Distance – Be Safe