October Festivals

Fall is where which means beautiful weather and tons of events in Downtown Mesa! Mark your calendars for these fun events. For a full list, visit our event calendar!

Downtown Mesa Festival of the Arts 

Season Kickoff October 6th 10am-4pm | Main & Macdonald

Every First & Third Saturday

Downtown Mesa Festival of the Arts is a free event featuring unique artist creations, music and fun for the whole family.

Made on Main Street 

Saturday October 13th 10am-2pm | Main & Macdonald

In celebration of the Made on Main Street Grant received by RAILMesa to support HeatSync Labs’ new, expanded location, OneMain Financial, in association with Main Street America is throwing a celebration! Enjoy live music, hands on activities, local craft and artisan vendors, free food (while supplies last), live murals & more.

Spark! After Dark

Season Kickoff October 20th 8-11pm | Mesa Arts Center

Fade the lights and turn up the music. Every third Saturday from October to May MAC’s campus is taken over by a new artist with a unique, crazy fun theme – complete with live art, live music, great eats, and tasty adult drinks.

Dia de los Muertos Festival 

Saturday October 27th 10am-5pm and Sunday October 28th 12-5pm | Mesa Arts Center

Spirits will connect at the Mesa Arts Center’s annual Dìa de los Muertos Festival October 27th and 28th. The Day of The Dead festival will feature delicious foods, a colorful mercado featuring an assortment of Dìa de los Muertos merchandise, arts and crafts, and entertainment by noted local and regional acts. Festival admission and parking are free.

MomNation Market 

Event Kickoff October 27th  9am-1pm | Main & Macdonald

The MOMnation Market features mom bosses and their homemade items. Items range from beauty products to home decor! October’s event will also feature trick or treating so bring the family and collect candy from the vendors!

Tick or Treat Main St 

Wednesday October 31st 11am-2pm | Main from Center to Country Club

Get ready for a spooktacular time at Downtown Mesa’s sixth annual Trick-or-Treat Main Street Wednesday, October 31st from 11am to 2pm. Trick-or-Treat Main Street is a fun and safe family event where kids will get to trick-or-treat at over 25 downtown Mesa businesses. This free event is great for families with younger kids, although all ages are welcome.

Also, make sure to check out the monthly events: Motorcycles on Main, 2nd Friday Night out and Zen Nights!