Mesa Easter PageantMesa Easter Pageant

The Mesa Arizona Easter Pageant, Jesus the Christ, presents the life, ministry, and mission of Jesus Christ through music, dance, and drama. This presentation is for all religions, ages, and cultures.


All performances begin promptly at 8 p.m.

English: March 16–18, and Tues–Sat, March 22–26. (No performances on Sun. & Mon.)
Spanish: Sat, March 19.
ASL: Wed –Sat, March 16-19


The Pageant stage is erected each year at the west end of the lawn that is north of the Mesa Arizona Temple Visitors’ Center. Audience members sit in the grass “bowl” on the north side of the Visitors’ Center.
525 East Main St., Mesa, AZ 85204.


Admission is free, and no donations are accepted. There are no tickets required. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presents the Pageant as an Easter celebration and a gift to the community.


It is recommended to arrive at least two to three hours early. While you are waiting, you are invited to step inside the visitor’s center to view the majestic “Christus” statue and enjoy free guided tours, short film presentations, and wonderful displays and exhibits. The visitors’ center will be open before and after the Pageant.

Mesa Easter Pageant Promo Video

Special Services


There are a limited number of headsets with Spanish and English translation. These can be checked out, free of charge, at the kiosk booths outside the Visitors’ Center.


Parking is available on streets surrounding the Temple and Visitors’ Center property, as well as on side streets.


Seating is strictly first-come, first-served, with no general reserved seating. There is seating (metal chairs) available for about 9,500 people. You may want to bring a blanket to put on the chairs as the metal can get cold at night. Also, audience members are welcome to bring their own blankets and lawn chairs to sit on if there is free grass space.


Seat reservation cards are available on a limited basis for guests who wish to enter the Visitors Center before the Pageant. Those who use this privilege should return to their seats no later than 7:30 pm. Other efforts to reserve general seating are not permitted. Reserved seating located on the southwest side of the general seating area will be available during the first three performance for guests needing American Sign Language translation. Wheelchair access and seating will be available every evening on the southeast side of the general seating area.


Average visitors each night


Cast Members




Years of Mesa Easter Pageant

Experience the greatest story ever told.