Mesa Easter Pageant: Jesus the Christ

Mar 20th – Mar 30th

  • Hours8-9:10 PM
  • AdmissionFREE
  • Time8:00 PM
This Easter season, Mesa will once again be home to the state-of-the-art theatrical production “Jesus the Christ,” an outdoor musical dramatization of the greatest story ever told!

Through music, dance, drama and a cast of more than 400 performing on a massive stage, “Mesa Easter Pageant: Jesus the Christ” depicts the powerful and poignant moments of the life of Jesus Christ. Witness awe-inspiring, miraculous events surrounding Jesus’ life as recorded in the New Testament, including: His humble birth, His healing miracles, His walk on the raging Sea of Galilee, His raising the dead, His crucifixion on the cross, and His glorious resurrection.

This action-packed musical stage production for the whole family comes to life with special effects and live animals. The soundtrack for “Jesus the Christ: The Mesa Easter Pageant” was composed and produced by Rob Gardner and performed by the London Symphony Orchestra and Spire Chorus.

This FREE 70-minute program runs Wednesday, March 20, through Saturday, March 23, and Tuesday, March 26, through Saturday, March 30. Each evening’s performance begins at 8 p.m. on the north lawn of the Mesa Arizona Temple, 455 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ.

The Easter celebration has been a community holiday tradition in downtown Mesa for more than 85 years.

No tickets necessary. This free event is presented as a gift to the community in celebration of Easter.

There are 9,500 chairs available each evening; it is recommended that guests should arrive at least one hour early for performances during the first week and two hours (or more) during the second week. Bringing food and water is acceptable. On colder nights, blankets are suggested. The Mesa Drive/Main Street Valley Metro light rail station is located a short walking distance from the venue. Free parking is available nearby.

Visit for more information Don’t miss this extraordinary musical celebration of the greatest story ever told!

Note: General questions about the Mesa Easter Pageant or events at the Mesa Temple Visitors’ Center should be directed to the Mesa Temple Events Committee at 480-447-5818 or

  • Location Mesa Arizona Temple
  • 455 E. Main St in Mesa, AZ
  • Mesa, Arizona 85203


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