Just 15 minutes east of Downtown Dallas is the Official Rodeo Capital of Texas, Mesquite. Spend a day or a weekend where real authentic Texas culture is thriving in Mesquite, recognized as the Rodeo Capital of Texas by the State House of Representatives. Enjoy the Texas traditions of rodeo and barbecue at the Mesquite Championship Rodeo at the Mesquite Arena every Saturday at 7:30 p.m. This famous venue has evolved into a regional concert facility hosting thousands for award-winning musicians.
The dedicated art enthusiast is sure to find something to spark their interest. The Mesquite Arts Center keeps a great rotation of local artists in the gallery. Discover the sounds of the Mesquite Symphony Orchestra or see a show by the Mesquite Arts Theatre.
The vibrant community of Mesquite is also a great place to enjoy the outdoors with more than 70 parks that offer experiences for everyone. Get in a healthy jog or enjoy a leisurely walk along the Mesquite Heritage Trail on your way to nearby shopping and eateries. Take archery or tennis lessons at Westlake Sports Center. Get lost in the history of the community at the Opal Lawrence Historical Park. Hit the links or just a bucket of balls at the Mesquite Golf Club. Take the family to City Lake Park to enjoy fishing and a picnic. The possibilities for outside exercise and fun are endless.
Satisfy any craving from Texas barbecue, and Greek with a variety of restaurants, including a few Zagat-rated eateries. Enjoy shopping at Town East Mall, Downtown Mesquite. Grab some locally grown produce at the Downtown Farmers Market. Check out local attractions like the Devil's Bowl Speedway, Celebration Station, or XcapeDFW Adventures. Give us 15 minutes and we'll give you an experience like no other.
Mesquite, TX 75149