Celebrate Mesa free party in the park
By: Lily King-Cisneros
04/10/13 9:15 AM
April 10, 2013
Parks, Recreation & Commercial Facilities
Contact: Lily King-Cisneros
Mesa, AZ – Celebrate Mesa is back at Pioneer Park, 526 E. Main St., on Saturday, April 20 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
This free event will be jammed packed with carnival games and rides, music, live entertainment, a zip line, rock wall, bounce houses, food vendors and so much more. City departments will have booths with information and fun, interactive activities for the kids. Police and Fire vehicles will be on display with a fly-in from the Mesa Air Unit. Mesa Solid Waste Department will show off its new CNG trash vehicle and Metro will have their LINK bus on display. New this year is a Community Stage where local talent will perform musical acts, martial arts and other live performances.
Admission is free but there is a $2 fee for the zip line.
“We want our residents to come out and enjoy the beautiful spring weather,” Mesa Parks, Recreation and Commercial Facilities Director Marc Heirshberg said. “Celebrate Mesa is an opportunity for us to give back to the community and I can’t think of a better way of doing it than with a free party in the park!”
Raffle prizes, including museum and pool passes, restaurant coupons and a $100 gift card to Fiesta Mall will be given away.
Sponsors of Celebrate Mesa include SRP, KVIT-FM (The Goldmine), City of Mesa, Playful City USA and Foundation for Mesa Parks and Recreation. The City will host another Celebrate Mesa event with a Halloween theme Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Red Mountain Park Soccer Complex. For more, visit www.mesaaz.gov/parksrec
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