Merry Main Street offers visits from Santa and ice rink discounts

November 28, 2018 at 11:24 am

Santa Claus will be getting away from the North Pole a few times to visit downtown Mesa as part of Merry Main Street. Jolly Ol' Saint Nick will be taking Christmas wishes and be available for photos from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the following weekends at Mesa's Christmas Tree, 1 N. Macdonald:

Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1
Friday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 8
Friday, Dec. 14 and Saturday, Dec. 15
Friday, Dec. 21 and Saturday, Dec. 22

Visit with Santa for free and bring your phone or camera to take a picture!

Santa isn't the only thing special about Merry Main Street. The Winter Wonderland Ice Rink offers the lowest general admission price in the valley at $10 for one hour of skating, which includes skate rental. Tickets are $8 per person for groups of 20 or more. You can purchase tickets at the rink or online at

Weekday specials are now available at the ice rink through Dec. 20:

Mondays are "Family Night" from 5 p.m. to 10 pm. Bring the whole family and skate for only $8 per person
Tuesdays are "Two-fer Tuesday" from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. You and a friend or significant other can skate two for the price of one $10 general admission
Wednesdays are "Ugly Sweater Wednesday" from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wear an ugly sweater and skate for only $8
Thursdays are "Student Night" from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Students skate for only $8 with a valid student I.D.

Merry Main Street, now in its fourth consecutive year, also features a nearly four-story-tall Christmas tree, Mesa Christmas Market, Santa's sELFie Village, Jack Frost Food Truck Forest, Main Street Express trackless train, musical performances and much more.

For a complete list of Merry Main Street activities, including dates and times, visit


Merry Main Street is sponsored by the City of Mesa; SRP; Mesa Chamber of Commerce; Mesa Parks, Recreation & Community Facilities; Lennar Homes; Visit Mesa; M.U.R.A.L.; KMLE-FM; CORE Construction; Stacy & Witbeck; McCarthy; Valley Metro; Titan Solar; Blount Contracting; Mesa Water Resources; Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport; Dignity Health; Hilton Phoenix-Mesa; Cox Communications; Jimmy Johns; Mobile Mini; Downtown Mesa Association; Mesa Arts Center and Downtown Mesa Festival of the Arts.

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