The Winter Wonderland Ice Rink is one of the key attractions of Merry Main Street in downtown Mesa. The 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.
Weekday specials continue at the Winter Wonderland 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.
You can purchase tickets at the rink or online at www.merrymainst.com.
After skating, warm up with your family at the i.d.e.a. Museum and Arizona Museum of Natural History. While at the rink, ask for a $2 off museum admission coupon, valid now through Jan. 3, 2019. Additionally, the ice rink will discount the price to skate to families who present a museum receipt or coupon. The $2 discount for the ice rink is available only Sundays through Thursdays through Jan. 3, 2019.Please note, the museums are closed Mondays and holidays.
Santa Claus will make two more visits to Merry Main Street this weekend. Jolly Ol' Saint Nick will be taking Christmas wishes and be available for photos Dec. 21-22 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Mesa's Christmas Tree, 1 N. Macdonald. Mesa Christmas Market will also be open during those nights and hours near the Christmas tree.
Merry Main Street, now in its fourth consecutive year, also features Santa's sELFie Village, Jack Frost's Food Truck Forest at Pioneer Park, Main Street Express trackless train, musical performances and much more.
The Merry Main Express Free Fair Zone allows you to ride the light rail for free during Merry Main Street between Country Club Drive and Mesa Drive from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the weekends. The free fairs will continue Dec. 21-22 and Dec. 28-29. There is also a large park-and-ride at the northeast corner of Main Street and Mesa Drive. Free parking is also available in all open lots and on-street parking areas throughout downtown Mesa.
For a complete list of Merry Main Street activities, including dates and times, visit www.merrymainst.com.
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.
Contact: Steve Wright