Things To Do

All activities are family-friendly and open to all. The temple grounds are a sacred place. We love to laugh, smile, and have fun. We ask that the temple grounds be treated with kindness and respect. For more information about expected behavior and policies, click here.

Take a Tour of the Mesa Temple

Enjoy a guided tour with one of our friendly volunteers. On the tour, you’ll get an inside look at the best views, explore the grounds, be guided through interactive displays, and have an amazing experience with the brand new Visitors’ Center

Tours are available in Spanish.

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Research Your Ancestry

The FamilySearchExperience attracts visitors from all over the world that come to find information about their ancestors and family history. The experience offers free access to genealogical data for billions of deceased ancestors from around the globe.

Experienced research specialists provide a personal experience to help you discover your ancestors and grow your family tree.

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Worship With Us

Everyone is welcome to attend our Christian services. Church is a time to focus on worshipping God and loving our neighbors.

You’re invited to gather with us to sing hymns, hear sermons, and learn more about the Savior, Jesus Christ. Worship services are available in Spanish.

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Learn About Christ Through Art

Follow Christ’s life through paintings in the building, and interact with exciting exhibits.
Reflect on the majesty and wonder of God’s creations as you explore the Mesa Temple Grounds. Ponder the beauty of our many works of art and architecture.

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Explore the Gardens

The Mesa Temple gardens are truly fascinating. The 20 acres are adorned all year long with 100,000 plants and 30,000 flowers of about 100 different varieties.
The gardens are intended to be a peaceful place for resting, pondering, and leisurely walks.

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Experience the Calming Reflection Pool

The elegant reflection pool at the base of the Mesa Temple offers a scenic view. The pool has become known for its photography because it offers an ideal place for capturing the Mesa Temple with glimmering waters. It is common to see wedding pictures taken surrounding the pool.

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Interactive Exhibits & Videos

Enjoy our brand-new interactive exhibits that are fun and family-friendly. Each exhibit helps families learn about God’s Plan, Prayer, and other uplifting experiences.
In addition to exhibits, there are 100+ videos for families to enjoy. Videos and interactive exhibits are available in Spanish.

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Gain Perspective

The Mesa Temple is considered by many to be one of the best views in Arizona and one of the best places to watch the sunset. Enjoy the peace of the gardens, the flowing fountains, and the great views.

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Capture the Moment

Stunning architecture, amazing views, beautiful gardens, and flowing fountains make the Mesa Temple a hot spot for photography. Photographers are welcome to use the grounds for photoshoots.
There is no entrance fee or photography fee. We ask that photographers and their groups follow guidelines for expected behavior.

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Open House

For only the third time since its construction in the 1920s, the Mesa Temple will be open for public tours for a limited time between Oct. 16 and Nov. 20. Visitors can enjoy the temple grounds and gardens year-round, but this is a rare opportunity to COME INSIDE where you’ll see beautiful architecture, inspiring murals, handcrafted woodwork, masonry, art, and other finishes becoming this sacred building. Everyone is welcome.

Upcoming Events

A variety of events happen year-round. The majority of events are free and open to the public. Common events include performances, devotionals, and youth activities.


There is a lot to do at the Mesa Temple. Check below for specific information about a building.

Mesa Temple

The principal purpose of the temple is to provide ordinances and blessings to members in the Mesa area. The Mesa Arizona Temple is considered a literal house of the Lord by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

FamilySearch Experience

Experienced research specialists provide a personal experience to help you discover your ancestors and grow your family tree. The library offers free access to genealogical data for billions of deceased ancestors from around the globe.

Distribution Services

You can get Church materials and clothing at the Distribution Services next door to the visitors’ center.

Mesa Temple

101 South Lesueur Main, Mesa, AZ 85204

Ordinance Schedules & Patron Information

(Closed for Renovations)

Clean restrooms and free WiFi available in the Visitors’ Center.

Free Parking.