951 W. Main St.
Mesa, AZ 85201
Phone: (480) 833-1231
Fax: (480) 827-0513
The Mesa Arts Center is a beautiful architectural building that incorporates the Ikeda Theatre. The theater can seat about 1,588 guests, and the arrangement is spread over three floors. The venue also features some modern and adjustable acoustics that can be made suitable for different kinds of musical performances. Watching a performance at this theater will definitely be a great experience. They rent out this space for private events. Check out the website for more information on the theater and their schedule.
Though located inside the very popular Nile Theater, Underground has an identity and following of its own, and boasts of a stunning repertoire of live bands year round. Being an intimate venue, it has a fairly small crowd-capacity when compared to others that are as famous, but it also give you a chance to get up close with your favorite bands. The venue makes use of the all the facilities within the Nile Theater and is a great little venue for a rocking concert.
Opened in 1924 the Nile Theater, a cinema, closed down in 1951. Between 1994-2002 it served various purposes including, as a concert hall, nightclub that showcased punk, ska, goth and other acts. Today this theater is once again a concert venue.
The Mesa Amphitheatre hosts more than 70 events annually; music concerts, commercial shows, seminars, meetings, and festivals have people pouring in, all year round. Legends, such as Bob Dylan, Sting, and Sheryl Crow have performed here, and the seating facilities and amenities are all state-of-the-art. Add to that, the balmy weather and the proximity of downtown Phoenix, and you have the perfect concert venue.
If a fan of contemporary art, then the Mesa Arts Center is the place for you. This place constantly displays art work created by both well-known artists as well as amateurs. Enter and be amazed in this world of canvas and colors. However that is not all; check their website to know more about their performing arts schedule. With comfortable seating, a great stage view and superb acoustics, you are bound to enjoy all of their scheduled performances.
Looking for a place to organize a meeting or a convention? Or a place where you want to hold some exhibition? Well look no further beyond this state-of-the-art Convention Center in Mesa. With thousands of feet of free meeting and exhibition space, Mesa Convention Center can surely accommodate a huge crowd with ease. Its close location to Phoenix airport is another advantage.
Centennial Hall is located at the Mesa Convention Center. The main hall measures 15,00 square feet of open space, which is very suitable for trade shows, exhibitions, banquets, dances, concerts and theater events. The Mesa room has 4,000 square feet of space and can be accessed from the hall and can act as additional exhibition space when required. Catering to your event space requirements, for business meetings and conventions, this place is the ideal venue for every event.
UB's Bar is known for its hamburgers, sandwiches and fries, is also a great place for new artists to showcase their talents. Many local and touring bands put up great shows here. With a strict dress code of black t-shirts and jeans, the guests go crazy on metal and heavy music. The staff, however friendly and chilled out. Hang out with friends for a couple of drinks and enjoy great concerts!
The Phoenix National Comedy Theatre is a comedy competition and YOU (the audience) get to shout out suggestions, challenge the performers, and decide which team of comedians is the funniest! No two shows are ever the same because they are completely improvised. They can even customize comedy shows for your private event.
Cinemark Mesa 16 promises a great time watching your favorite Hollywood blockbusters and flicks. Sit back in the comfortable stadium seating for an enjoyable experience. There is also a separate room on-site that can be hired for private events. For information regarding ticket pricing, show times, bookings and more, call or visit the website.
A short drive north of downtown Mesa, the Hohokam Stadium has been the spring training home for baseball giants, the Chicago Cubs, since opening in 1997. One of the largest stadiums in the Cactus League, it boasts a seating capacity of over 12,500 people and has made it to the record books for attendance over the seasons. The ballpark features soccer fields, practice areas and a clubhouse, while the seating include sky-boxes, lawn seating or bleacher seats. Some of the finest baseball players have been seen at major baseball tournaments held here. In addition to sporting action, it also serves as a venue for social and corporate events like festivals, concerts and meets.
For a blockbuster fix while on holiday, book a seat at Harkins Tempe Marketplace. With an exciting schedule of new releases, great sound and tech systems and menu of must-have refreshments, this is the place to go for a fun time in the city. For tickets and more, call ahead or check out their website.