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Arts / Entertainment

  1. Artists of Mesquite Painting with a Twist Gallery Exhibition

    August 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017 @ Mesquite Arts Center Main Gallery

    Come enjoy this mixed media selection of art from the Mesquite Painting with a Twist Artists! Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and during performances.

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Festivals / Events

  1. Marketplace Mesquite -- Artisans' and Farmer's Market

    August 26, 2017, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Heritage Square in downtown Mesquite

    The MarketPlace is a European Style Market with local produce, food, and artisan/craftsman vendors. The MarketPlace is located in Historic Downtown Mesquite in the Downtown Square between Main & Davis every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month starting in April through October, from 9 am - 2 pm. This event supports Community Heart of Mesquite. For vendor information, please call Kirk Lovett at 469-275-9616 or email at .

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  2. Halloween and Hauntfest Show

    August 26, 2017, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Mesquite Convention Center and Exhibit Hall

    If you love Halloween, this family-friendly convention is for you. Learn how to throw the scariest Halloween party, make the coolest costume, and have the best decorated home in the neighborhood. Enjoy demos, activities, sellers and exhibitors, presentations, classes and more. Hours are Saturday, Aug. 26, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, August 27, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ticket prices start at $15 - visit website to purchase and for details.

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  3. Opal Lawrence Historical Park Tours

    August 26, 2017, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Opal Lawrence Historical Park

    Presented by Historic Mesquite, Inc. Tours of the beautiful S.D. Lawrence home, located in Opal Lawrence Historical Park, are from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tues. and Wed., and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the 4th Saturday of the month. Be sure to note the unique painted ceilings! Tours also available by appointment. Fourth Saturday fees are $3 each, no more than $8 per family. Through Labor Day, HMI is participating as a Blue Star Museum and is offering free admission for active duty military and their families (up to 5 family members) and veterans of the U.S. Military and up to 5 family members.

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  4. Workshop: How to Preserve Your Family Heirlooms

    August 26, 2017, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Opal Lawrence Historical Park

    Historic Mesquite, Inc. presents the workshop "How to Preserve Your Family Heirlooms." Come learn how to protect your precious items for the next generation. Fee for the workshop is $10 per person,with a limit of 25 people. To register, call the Historic Mesquite office at 972-216-6468.

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Sports Events

  1. Devil's Bowl Speedway Auto Races

    August 26, 2017, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Devil's Bowl Speedway

    Enjoy auto racing at the Southwest’s most famous dirt track! With its half-mile, oval clay track, Devil’s Bowl Speedway hosts the best in auto racing. Hours are 7 - 11 pm. Races are April 1, 8, 14, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3, 10, 13, 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26, Sept. 2, Oct. 20, 21. For tickets, call 972-222-2421 or visit .

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  2. Mesquite Championship Rodeo

    August 26, 2017, 7:30 PM @ Mesquite Arena

    Don't miss the toughest cowboys around as they compete with the strongest horses, steers and bulls in the country! This world-famous rodeo has been thrilling visitors since 1958. You'll see calf-roping, barrel racing, bronc busting, bull riding -- all of the traditional rodeo events, in AIR-CONDITIONED comfort. Every Saturday night from July 8 through September 30. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy the Fan Zone with children's activities on the rodeo floor from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Gift shop, concessions including delicious BBQ by Eddie Deen. Tickets are available at

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