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Upcoming Special Events

Free Fishing Clinic

Free Fishing Clinic


Open to the Public!

January 27
Red Mountain Park
7745 E. Brown Rd. 
Mallard Ramada 

Join the City of Mesa Parks & Recreation and the Arizona Game & Fish Department at Red Mountain Park for a morning of fishing fun and adventure!  Equipment, bait and leadership will be provided.  Fishing licenses are not required during the event for those who register at the event booth.  

For information on participation, registration and directions, call 480-644-PLAY (7529)


Family Nature Club with the Phoenix Zoo

family nature club
Join Phoenix Zoo educators and City of Mesa Parks and Recreation staff for a glorious mashup of social club, play date and outdoor adventure. Children of all ages and their caregivers will spend time discovering the wonders of Arizona nature through free play and the Nature Quest activity series, developed by the Children & Nature Network. 

Program Dates:
February 10, March 17, April 14, May 19

Program Time:
9 – 11 a.m.

Program Location:
Desert Arroyo Park - 9320 E. McKellips Road, Mesa, AZ 85207

Program Fee:
$5/person for individual program registration

Children of any age accompanied by a caregiver are welcome.
Nature Quest activities have been developed for ages 4 and up.

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Mesa Feastival Forest

Mesa Feastival Forest Gourmet Food Trucks at Pioneer Park
Gourmet Food trucks at Pioneer Park

Friday and Saturday through Jan 5th from 5:30-9:00pm.

Pioneer Park
526 E. Main Street





Free Movies each month at your local park!

Mesa Ride In Movies At The Park 2017-18


  • February 3, 2018, Red Mountain Park, Despicable Me 3, 6:30pm.

  • March 3, 2018, Palo Verde Park, Smurfs Lost Village, 7pm.

  • April 28, 2018, Skyline Park, Cars 3, 7:30pm.

  • May 5, 2018, Summit Park, Emoji Movie, 7:45pm