The Mesquite Convention and Visitors Bureau is a tourism organization under the City of Mesquite. We inspire travel to Mesquite and foster authentic experiences resulting in vocal advocates for Mesquite through utilizing new technologies and key trend insights in bringing the targeted visitor to Mesquite.
Spend a day or a weekend where real authentic Texas culture is thriving, a city that was declared the Rodeo Capital of Texas by the Governor. Enjoy the Texas traditions of rodeo and BBQ at the Mesquite Championship Rodeo Arena. This world-famous rodeo has evolved into a top-notch concert facility hosting thousands for acts like the Charlie Daniels Band, the Temptations, and Keith Sweat.
The dedicated art enthusiast is sure to find something to spark their interest through a rotation of local artists at The Mesquite Art Center. If singing and acting are more your things, the Mesquite Symphony Orchestra or the Mesquite Community Theatre is sure to be a hit.
The vibrant community of Mesquite is also a great place to enjoy the outdoors with over sixty parks that offer experiences for everyone. Stroll through the Paschall Park Butterfly trail, take archery lessons at the Westlake Archery Range, relax at the Opal Lawrence Historical Park, the Mesquite Golf Club or take the family to KidsQuest at Debusk Park. The possibilities for outside exercise and fun are endless. Satisfy any craving from Tex-Mex to Greek with a variety of restaurants, including a few Zagat-rated eateries. Enjoy shopping at Town East Mall or Downtown Mesquite.
Town East Mall is an enclosed shopping mall in Mesquite, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, United States of America. Its anchor stores are Macy’s Opened as Sanger-Harris in 1971, became Foley’s in 1987, became Macy’s in 2006), Dillard’s, JCPenney, and Dick’s Sporting Goods.
The fun in fashion never ends at Town East Mall in Mesquite. After exploring more than 160 specialty retail shops, refuel and grab a bite at the 850-seat food court where you’ll have a choice of over 25 eateries serving all your favorites.
The mall opened on October 6, 1971. In 1978, the mall was used by director Ron Howard to film portions of the movie Cotton Candy. In late 2004, the property underwent a $20 million renovation. Dick’s Sporting Goods opened as the 5th anchor store in the mall in March 2018. On January 29, 2021, it was announced that Sears would be closing as part of a plan to close 23 stores nationwide. The store closed on April 18, 2021.
In 2020 a loan was financed for the mall, however, Brookfield Properties has not been able to pay that loan off and the mall might be foreclosed. Patrons can also take advantage of Curbside Pickup. Once you have placed an order with a participating store or restaurant, go to the pickup location specific to your chosen retailer. Once there, the Mall Curbside Parking Area will have spaces labeled so you can provide the store with your exact location when you arrive.
Whether it’s an afternoon snack, a hot cup of coffee, or a relaxing meal with friends or family, take a break to recharge, refuel and indulge in a variety of dining options.