Independence Weekend Event

July 1, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mesa Market Place Swap Meet
10550 E Baseline Rd
Mesa, AZ 85209
Joan Wells

Want to get in the holiday mood for Independence Day early this year? Then you’ll want to bring the whole family to Mesa Market Place Swap Meet on Saturday, July 1, from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. It will be a great way for a family to do something fun together.

The event is free. Face painters and balloon artists will create masterpieces for every member of the family. Moms and dads are invited to treat themselves to have a flag or a fantasy creature painted onto their faces, too.

There will also be drawings for $25 Mesa Market Place Swap Meet Market Money every half hour. A total of twelve lucky people will win.   

Color and drawing tables will be set up. Adults and youngsters are invited to write notes and color pictures to go into ‘Packages From Home’ care packages, destined to go to soldiers serving overseas. Everyone writing a note or coloring a picture will get a free ice cream. (

Also, between the hours of 7am and 10:30am on Saturday and Sunday, July 1 and 2, get their Market Breakfast, two eggs, toast, and hash browns for only cost $1.75 with Independence Day coupon posted at

Country entertainer, Cord Price will be singing in the Food Court from 9:00 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. He covers the old standards sung by Hank Williams, Merle Haggard, Bill Monroe, Willie Nelson, and Johnny Cash. He’ll also perform contemporary country music.

Mesa Market Place is open Saturdays and Sundays, 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and is at 10550 E. Baseline Rd., Mesa, AZ 85209, at exit 193 Signal Butte Rd. and Hwy 60. For more info, call: 480-380-5572 or go to their website The market is fully handicapped accessible. Parking, admission, and entertainment are always free.