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Things to do in Mesa

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Baseball Stadium
“Winter Home of The Chicago Cubs. Get tickets early! Cubs Catus league games sell out!”
  • 95 locals recommend
Electronics Store
“Tons of shopping, food, and walking. Even some water features for kids to run through.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Golf Driving Range
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“great entertainment destination! A place where you can come for birthday parties, bachelor or bachelorette parties, corporate events, date nights, or just a night out with friends/family, and everyone will have a great time.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Casino
“Check out the Truibute bands that play here: Bonjovi and Aerosmith tribute bands are amazing!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Hohokam Stadium, also known as Dwight W. Patterson Field, is a 10,500-seat baseball park located in Mesa, Arizona. This former Chicago Cubs location became the spring training home of Major League Baseball's Oakland Athletics as of 2015. The stadium is named for the Hohokam people who occupied the region from approximately AD 1 to the mid-15th century.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“Arizona's largest arts center is located in Phoenix's East Valley city of Mesa. The five art galleries in its Contemporary Arts Museum are always free to browse.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Excellent food, walking distance of close by shops, and a five minute Lyft ride after all the in-house beer you'll have.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Water Park
“Golfland-Sunsplash is a series of water parks and family amusement centers originating in Mesa, AZ. The park is separated into two separate parks. Golfland operates year-round and features three miniature golf courses, an arcade, a pizza restaurant, a go-cart track, and bumper boats.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“As seen on Diner, Drive In's and Dives. Check out the local garden plots while there.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Bright & airy restaurant featuring Italian food, dozens of wines by the glass & a patio.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Park
“Usery Mountain Regional Park has tons of hiking trails. A must for hikers. and only a 5min drive to the entrance. $7 entrance fee. Mountain bikers can enter off of McKellips and Crismon - 2min drive.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Brewery
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“This place has such a fun environment! They have live music, big dance floor, Fun lawn game on the patio, amazing drink! It located in downtown Gilbert and is the place to be on the weekends! ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Library
“Downtown Chandler is the closet lively spot to grab a bite to eat, drink, or shop. Most street corners around here have food/drink, but downtown Chandler is the spot to bar hop with lots of great spots to hang out.”
  • 23 locals recommend
History Museum
“THE ARIZONA MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY 53 N Macdonald Mesa Arizonamuseumofnaturalhistory.org This is a fun place for younger children. They get to see dinosaur bones and some animatronics, superimpose themselves into western movies, walk through a territorial jail and even pan for gold. There are many hands-on activities to play with. Trip advisor rates this as the #5 thing to do in Mesa ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Best BBQ in the valley in down town Gilbert. Very cool atmosphere and outdoor dining area with space for kids to run around.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“This is a great place to get out on a walk. No hills, lots of wildlife, and you can even feed the ducks!”
  • 20 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Electronics Store
“Tons of shopping, food, and walking. Even some water features for kids to run through.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Golf Driving Range
“great entertainment destination! A place where you can come for birthday parties, bachelor or bachelorette parties, corporate events, date nights, or just a night out with friends/family, and everyone will have a great time.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Brewery
“Excellent food, walking distance of close by shops, and a five minute Lyft ride after all the in-house beer you'll have.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
“As seen on Diner, Drive In's and Dives. Check out the local garden plots while there.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“Bright & airy restaurant featuring Italian food, dozens of wines by the glass & a patio.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Brewery
“This place has such a fun environment! They have live music, big dance floor, Fun lawn game on the patio, amazing drink! It located in downtown Gilbert and is the place to be on the weekends! ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best BBQ in the valley in down town Gilbert. Very cool atmosphere and outdoor dining area with space for kids to run around.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Pizza and a show! Organist will play recommendations as you eat- nearly 6,000 pipes, percussion, and traps. ”
  • 26 locals recommend

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