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Celebrate the holiday season with Merry Main Street in downtown Mesa

November 18, 2020 at 7:44 am
It is a great way to celebrate the season! Merry Main Street, sponsored by the City of Mesa, Visit Mesa, Downtown Mesa Association and numerous businesses, returns to downtown Mesa for the sixth consecutive year. Merry Main Street is from Nov. 27...

Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum reopening to the public on Dec 22

November 18, 2020 at 4:55 pm
Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum will celebrate their reopening with three new exhibitions in December, one exhibition opening in January and two exhibitions in February 2021. Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum has been closed to the public since the pandemic began in March. Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum will reopen to Members starting December 18 and to the public on December 22. Admission to the museum is free but reservations are recommended.

Drive-Thru Breakfast with Santa

November 19, 2020 at 10:07 am
As their way of providing a safe and healthy environment for all of the good kids and their families, Santa and his elves are coming to you with a drive-thru holiday experience! Tickets are on sale for Mesa’s “Drive-Thru Breakfast with Santa”...

Mesa announces the launch of Learning ReimaginED— One-Stop Portal for Educator Resources from Mesa Arts & Culture and Partners

November 20, 2020 at 1:31 pm
The City of Mesa Arts and Culture Department is excited to announce Learning ReimaginED, a virtual portal to the educational community providing one-stop, easy-to-use access to learning resources in STEAM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics). With the on-going health crisis and many school field trips on hold, Mesa Arts Center, Arizona Museum of Natural History and i.d.e.a. Museum, and partners Mesa Historical Museum and Southwest Shakespeare Company, wanted to ensure their programming and resources are accessible to educators and home-schooling parents.

Air bubbles in water due to treatment plant maintenance

October 14, 2020 at 11:16 am
City of Mesa water customers who reside west of Val Vista Drive may experience subtle cloudiness in their water from October 15 through January. Residents can rest assured that their water is safe and continues to meet all state and federal water...

Holiday construction moratorium near major shopping areas in Mesa

November 9, 2020 at 10:46 am
Beginning Nov. 15, all construction and maintenance activities on arterial or collector streets near shopping areas should be evaluated to determine the necessity of the work or maintenance to be performed during the holiday moratorium.Temporary...

Historical Writing and Video Contest for Mesa students

November 10, 2020 at 2:18 pm
The Mesa Historic Preservation Board is sponsoring a writing contest for all fourth-grade, fifth-grade and sixth-grade students and a video contest for sixth-grade through twelfth-grade students living in the City of Mesa. The contests are open to...

Mesa Arts Center’s Art Studios to reopen in December

November 19, 2020 at 9:51 am
Mesa Arts Center is reopening its glass, ceramics, metals and graphic arts studios for reduced size, in-person workshops December 1 and for reduced size in-person classes January 11. Mesa Arts Center Art Studios will reopen with robust safety protocols, informed by CDC guidelines and state health department guidelines. Masks will be required of all visitors. Mesa Arts Center will also continue to offer online art classes.

Mesa Al Fresco encourages restaurants and bars to provide open air patio dining

September 29, 2020 at 10:15 am
The City of Mesa is actively working with Mesa dining and beverage establishments to temporarily expand their services to outdoor areas on their property. Mesa Al Fresco has teamed up with the Mesa CARES Small Business Technical Assistance Program,...

Mesa offers utility, rental and mortgage assistance for individuals and families impacted financially by COVID-19

October 1, 2020 at 1:33 pm
The City of Mesa, in partnership with A New Leaf, is accepting applications for utility, rental and mortgage assistance in order to prevent shut-offs, evictions and foreclosures created in response to a public health emergency due to the COVID-19...

Mesa Office of Economic Development receives six international Excellence in Economic Development awards and an international reaccreditation

October 21, 2020 at 5:59 am
The City of Mesa’s Office of Economic Development has been honored by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) with three gold and three silver Excellence in Economic Development Awards. The Office of Economic Development was also...

New industrial development announced for Mesa’s Gateway Area

October 22, 2020 at 6:17 am
Today, Bird Dog Industrial announced Power 202 Business Park, a 330,000-square-foot Class A industrial park on approximately 19 acres on Power Road just north of Loop 202 in Mesa’s Gateway Area.“We welcome Bird Dog Industrial’s Power 202 Business...

Mesa earns Golden Prospector Award from AAED for Economic Development efforts

October 28, 2020 at 12:30 pm
Today, the City of Mesa’s Office of Economic Development was awarded a Golden Prospector Award from the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) in the category of Multimedia Promotion for its work on Mesa’s Asian District branding. The...

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Palo Verde Park's new playspace will help more kids and families enjoy the outdoors

October 8, 2020 at 2:25 pm
The City of Mesa has been selected as a park improvement grant recipient from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) with support from Niagara Cares, the philanthropic arm of Niagara Bottling LLC.The City is receiving $130,000 to...

Government Experience Award Winners Leverage IT to Enhance Services and Improve Citizen Experience

September 24, 2020 at 8:48 am
The Center for Digital Government (CDG) today announced the winners of the fourth annual Government Experience Awards.The awards recognize the achievements and best practices of states, cities and counties that are radically improving the...

City enhances Mesa CARES Utility Assistance Program to help residents with delinquent utility accounts during pandemic

September 15, 2020 at 10:34 am
The City of Mesa is increasing the budget for the Mesa CARES Utility Assistance Program from $1 million to $8 million to help residents who have delinquent utility accounts due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding, which is from the federal...

Mesa offers Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Program for individuals and families impacted financially by COVID-19

September 14, 2020 at 9:02 am
The City of Mesa is accepting applications for the Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Program, created due to COVID-19. This is an online application available in English and Spanish. The online application is located at...

City to help Mesa merchants generate foot traffic using new online marketing platform

September 1, 2020 at 4:21 pm
In an effort to continue supporting small businesses as they navigate the impacts of COVID-19, the City of Mesa is partnering with Hownd, a customer foot traffic- and revenue-generation platform for local brick and mortar businesses, to launch an...

Visit Mesa launches exclusive Escape to Mesa vacation packages for local residents

September 1, 2020 at 1:22 pm
Starting Sept. 1, Visit Mesa will launch a series of themed vacation packages as part of their new Escape to Mesa campaign targeted to area locals and statewide residents. The tourism marketing organization partnered with the City of Mesa’s Economic...

Mayor John Giles signs proclamation requiring face coverings in Mesa

June 20, 2020 at 5:33 pm
In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, Mayor John Giles signed a proclamation today requiring, with some exceptions, face coverings to be worn in Mesa. The proclamation is the fourth signed during the state of emergency declared on...

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