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Mesquite, Texas
Mesquite, Texas
757 N. Galloway Avenue
Mesquite, TX 75149

Attractions in Mesquite

Though some might mistakenly conflate the city with its larger neighbor, Dallas, Mesquite has a flavor and a vibe all its own. While it’s true that some of East Dallas’ top sites are only minutes away, there are lots of excellent attractions in Mesquite that offer plenty to see and do in town. Mesquite is home to everything from sports and entertainment venues to shopping centers and fabulous one-of-a-kind restaurants. Read on to see what this town has to offer so you don’t miss out when you visit.

Celebration Station
Arcade games, laser tag, bumper boats, go-karts, batting cages ... Celebration Station has it all. When the kids start to drag a little from all the paintballing and rock climbing, swing by the restaurant for a burger and fries. Open seven days a week, with specials running six days a week.
4040 Towne Crossing Boulevard
Mesquite, TX 75150
(972) 279-7888

City Lake Aquatic Center
This Mesquite water park features two pools, Vanston and Town East. Kids can take advantage of the slides, water features, and splash areas, while adults may be interested in an Aqua Zumba or water exercise class. 
200 Parkview Street
Mesquite, TX 75149
(972) 285-5277

Devil’s Bowl Speedway
Saturday nights from March through October, come watch the sprint cars, modifieds, and factory stocks square off on this famous dirt track in Mesquite. The exciting races involve up to 24 cars making 30 laps at break-neck speeds. Stick around after the races, as many of the drivers are happy to mingle with their fans.  
1711 Lawson Road
Mesquite, TX 75181
(972) 222-2421

Florence Ranch Homestead
The 1870’s home of local icons David and Julie Florence and their children is now an educational museum taking guests on a journey back through life on the prairie. Informed docents will guide you on a tour of this fine example of late 19th-century rural Texas architecture. Open for tours Thursday and Friday in the afternoon.
1424 Barnes Bridge Road
Mesquite, TX 75150
(972) 204-4933

Mesquite Arena
This 5,500-seat multi-purpose building is the home of both the Mesquite Rodeo and the Mesquite Marshalls, one of the newest members of the Champions Indoor Football league. Catch the Elite Rodeo Athletes (ERA) qualifying rodeo events on Saturday nights between July and October, and home football games from February through June.
1818 Rodeo Drive
Mesquite, TX 75149
(972) 285-8777

Mesquite Arts Center
Concerts, dances, and theatrical productions are among the more than 800 events held at the Mesquite Arts Center each year. Among other organizations, the Center serves as the home of the Mesquite Symphony Orchestra, the Mesquite Community Theatre, and the Mesquite Community Band. It’s also a place to find great programs for kids and adults, including youth arts and theater camps, after-school writing programs, and free outdoor concerts. 
1527 North Galloway Avenue
Mesquite, TX 75149
(972) 216-6444

Mesquite BBQ
The name says it all. Mesquite BBQ is the place locals have been coming since 1959 for real Texas barbecue done right. Paper plates piled high with sausage, chopped beef sandwiches, baked potatoes so stuffed they look like they’ll burst, and gooey peach cobbler let you know you’re in for a meal you won’t soon forget.
145 East Davis Street
Mesquite, TX 75149
(972) 285-6573

Mesquite Golf Club
A 2014 Golf Course of the Year award winner, Mesquite Golf Club is a fantastically maintained 18-hole municipal course. Recent updates have brought 18 new sand traps, three new holes, expanded tee boxes, and an additional 700 yards of length. The course is also the home of The First Tee of Greater Dallas, offering kids aged seven to 17 beginner-level instruction during the summer.
825 I-30
Mesquite, TX 75150
(972) 270-7457

Mesquite Heritage Trail
At 4.25 miles long, Heritage Trail is Mesquite’s largest recreational facility that connects residents with shopping areas, schools, the Mesquite Golf Club, other trailheads, and more. Walk, run, bike, or work out at the exercise station to really get the juices flowing.
Mesquite, TX 75149
(972) 216-6260

Opal Lawrence Historical Park
This 1880’s homestead holds the rare distinction of being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, named a Recorded Texas Historical Landmark, and recognized as a Century Family Farm by the Texas Department of Agriculture. Visitors can explore the virtually unchanged Lawrence home, as well as outbuildings to get an idea of farmstead living at the turn of the 20th century. 
701-711 East Kearney Street
Mesquite, TX 75149
(972) 216-6468

Town East Mall
Shop all your favorite retailers at the Town East Mall, from national department stores to small health and beauty shops. More than two dozen food vendors are also available, and parking is never too hard to come by. Open seven days a week.
2063 Town East Mall
Mesquite, TX 75150
(972) 270-2363

Xcape Adventures
Escape rooms are the hottest trend in entertainment today, and the Dallas and Fort Worth area is fortunate enough to have its own exciting venue right here in Mesquite. You and your friends must try to figure a way out of one of the four rooms, using all the puzzle-solving skills at your disposal. Open Friday through Sunday.
2414 US Highway 80 E Suite 409
Mesquite, TX 75149
(972) 982-2073

Westlake Sports Center
If you have a budding Roger Federer or Katniss Everdeen at home, bring them out to the sports center across from the Evans Recreation Center. The facility features lighted and covered tennis courts, as well as an eight-lane archery range with distances of up to 100 yards.
700 Gross Road
Mesquite, TX 75149
(972) 289-5326

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Mesquite, Texas
Mesquite, Texas
757 N. Galloway Avenue
Mesquite, TX 75149

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