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We went to the Ikeda Theater

It is a rare occasion when we attend a performance at the Mesa Arts Center. It is a very beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Queen Creek, Arizona
Wonderful theatre complex in Mesa

This is a "state of the art" theatre which is a wonderful concert venue. The staff are helpful and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“great acoustics”(13 reviews)
“glass blowing”(7 reviews)
“light rail”(17 reviews)
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 1 week ago

It is a rare occasion when we attend a performance at the Mesa Arts Center. It is a very beautiful venue. Parking isn't too bad if you come early. It's better to park right off the street in the parking areas rather than inside the...More

Thank lifeisverygood2
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a "state of the art" theatre which is a wonderful concert venue. The staff are helpful and courteous. It is a great concert hall with a huge variety of shows.

Thank dsr1993
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was more than I imagined, it is something to see and experience at least once, if you are living in Arizona or visiting. It has something for everyone.

Thank johnsK1935WO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ikeda Theater is a well-designed theatre, not too huge, and quite comfortable. However, not all seats are great. The lower level "box seats" are more like 2 long rows of seats against the outer walls - not a good angle. But the gently sloping lower...More

Thank Luv2TravelFarNWide
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Love this place, there is always something new going on here. The shows vary so you can find something for everyone!

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is a wonderful theater. Seats and Stage. But buying a ticket is a bad experience altogether. The website does not have an adequate server so if it is a popular event, it will take you 30 minutes to get into the ticket sales on...More

Thank Jared P
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited the art store and the current art museum display which was themed Jazz it up. We were blown away by the breathtaking art on display. If you are in the area this is a must stop for any art lover!

Thank Anita M
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We have been to several events in this building and have been very pleased with all of them. We love having this beautiful Center so closet to home. Recently we attended the American Idol concert, we arrived later than we had planned and were concerned...More

2  Thank lorihamblin
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Very nice facility with lots to see and do. They also have a variety of music groups for concerts. The building is very clean and kept organized.

Thank 889clarkt
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Fun to just go downstairs and look through the various displays of art. Displays are so unique and different. It changes often so its fun to go back.

Thank Clyde T
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Response from AZMesaFamily | Reviewed this property |
If you want to walk then head to Mango's (Mexican).
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Response from Michelle C | Reviewed this property |
Please review their website. The information is extremely valuable.
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They now have more than just wine and beer.