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Wow - the sound in the center was amazing! The seats were very comfortable. And the diversity of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Wendy L
Historic and In the Heart of Mesa

I love that there are multiple arts venues in one location, in the middle of downtown Mesa! The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Mesa Arts Center mission is to inspire people through engaging arts experiences that are diverse, accessible, and relevant. Owned and operated by the City of Mesa, Arizona’s largest arts center is recognized as an international award-winning...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201-7403
+1 480-644-6500
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wow - the sound in the center was amazing! The seats were very comfortable. And the diversity of performances is incredible.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love that there are multiple arts venues in one location, in the middle of downtown Mesa! The contemporary art museum had 4 open galleries, we were there for an hour and enjoyed not only being able to take our time, but not being overwhelmed...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 417Ladyface
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been around the valley to see shows in most of the big venues and found ourselves here for the first time. The place is awesome. Easy to park nearby without any cost, simple 5 min walk to enter. Front door to our seat was not...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jrleen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful theater with comfortable seats, good acoustics and sight lines and attentive staff. Not so huge that you get lost, but big enough for top talent. Go There! We saw The Fab Four who we liked alot.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tomassot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Mesa Arts Center is a multi featured facility - from Southwest Shakespeare, other plays and performances to National Geographic presentations it is a great venue. Free street and lot parking. We have been attending for 7 years.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pcleavitt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to a symphony performance with my husband. The ticket mentioned a strict policy of being on time so we were there early. The ushers ended up seating people continuously throughout the first half. This meant we had to stand every few minutes during...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would go again just to be able to walk around and enjoy all the Center has to offer. The even we attended, it was a small intimate venue which made it easy to enjoy the comedian.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank shoopnshotgundeville
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stricking architecture. Great acoustics. Not a bad seat in the house. Interesting programs. This place is a long way from where I live, but worth the trip (light rail stops at the front door).

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Soulefulltraveler
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here for a couple concerts and plays. Very modern building with local feel. Pricing is also better than larger venues. There are a few theaters for smaller productions. They also have an art museum and classes available.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank martyb438
Reviewed 14 December 2018

Just attended Robert Cray concert at the Ikeda theater at the MAC. It's a great small venue with awesome acoustics. Easy in easy out, too. They list a snack/wine bar. Drinks are fine but the snacks are like movie snacks so don't go hungry before...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from AZMesaFamily | Reviewed this property |
If you want to walk then head to Mango's (Mexican).
25 March 2017|
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Response from Michelle C | Reviewed this property |
Please review their website. The information is extremely valuable.
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Response from I4507TYkarenr | Reviewed this property |
They now have more than just wine and beer.