Mesquite Convention & Visitors Bureau

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. Enjoy the Texas traditions of rodeo and BBQ at the Mesquite Championship Rodeo at the Mesquite Arena. 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

Satisfy any craving from Texas BBQ, and Greek with a variety of restaurants, including a few Zagat-rated eateries and the famous pies at Mesquite's newest restaurant, Porch Swing. Enjoy shopping at Town East Mall or in Downtown Mesquite. 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.

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