Mesa Commemorates 20th Anniversary of 9/11

The City of Mesa, the Mesa Fire and Medical Department and the Mesa Police Department will observe the 20th anniversary of 9/11 with a commemoration ceremony Saturday, Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Mesa Amphitheatre, 263 N. Center…

Mesa Arts Center – Schedule of Activities for September

Arts at the Center (grant applications) – Mesa Arts Center Foundation’s “Arts at the Center” opens the second round of grant applications for the 2021-22 season – deadline to apply is Sept. 1. The grants support educational and non-profit organizations by providing for…

Mesa Celebrates our Nation’s Independence with Fireworks Spectacular

Arizona Celebration of Freedom fireworks spectacular is Saturday, July 3. For a second year, the City will celebrate our nation’s independence with a FREE drive-in show from 9 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Fiesta Mall, 1425 W. Southern…

Protect Your Pets During Fireworks Displays

Legal use of fireworks begins today and while they are enjoyable to humans, they are terrifying to pets. Pets can become highly distressed by the noise, lights and commotion of Independence Day celebrations.  With the Arizona Celebration of Freedom Drive-In Fireworks…

Free Fireworks shows to celebrate Independence Day for Mesa and Gilbert

Gilbert, AZ – event will take place on Sunday, July 4th which starts at 8:45 p.m in Gilbert Regional Park, located at 3005 E Queen Creek Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85298. Parking is limited but the park connects with the East Maricopa…

Impaired Driving Education Awareness

The City of Mesa will be hosting the Impaired Driving Education Awareness (IDEA) live streamed event Tuesday, June 1 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. The virtual program will consist of a panel of DUI investigative experts, prosecutors, victims and…

MLB’s Pitch, Hit & Run returns to Mesa

After being cancelled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Pitch, Hit & Run competition returns to Mesa and numerous sites nationwide. This year’s FREE event for boys and girls ages 7 to 14 will be…

Writer in Residence offers free virtual workshops at Mesa Public Library

Mesa, AZ – Mesa Public Library is excited to continue our Writer in Residence program in partnership with Arizona State Library. Sheila Grinell will be Writer in Residence through April. Grinell is the founding CEO of the Arizona Science Center, whose…

Christmas Tree Recycling for Mesa Residents

Mesa residents can recycle their fresh cut Christmas trees following the holiday season at one of Mesa’s five drop-off locations.  The drop-off sites will be open 24/7 through Jan. 17.  Residents are asked to remove all decorations, lights and tree…

Experience the adventure of flying!

Falcon Field Airport – Mesa, AZ A rare Ford Tri-Motor 1928 airliner will make a local stop at the Falcon Field Airport while on its nationwide tour! The public is invited to come see the aircraft January 24th from 2pm-5pm…