Riders inside Holiday decorated light rail train

Start your holiday celebrations in Mesa with a trip to Merry Main St! Riders can hop on light rail for free between Country Club Dr. and Mesa Dr. from 5-10 p.m. on Nov. 26, 27 and Dec. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 and 18. Downtown Mesa is filled with family fun for everyone. 

Polar Express in Mesa is back for two weekends only. Head down to Mesa Dr/Main St Park-and-Ride from 6-10 p.m. on Dec. 10, 11, 17 and 18 to hop on board the Polar Express, a stationary train experience. United Food Bank will be collecting non-perishable items for donation. 

Spread the holiday cheer, not your germs. Masks are required when riding light rail and the Polar Express. 

Valley Metro is committed to providing service throughout the Valley during this busy season. Here are the service schedules and events for the upcoming holidays. 

Christmas Eve, Friday, Dec. 24

  • Bus and rail will operate on a Sunday schedule
  • Customer Service will be open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Christmas, Saturday, Dec. 25

  • Bus and rail will operate on a Saturday schedule
  • Customer Service is closed

New Year’s Eve, Friday, Dec. 31

  • Bus and rail will operate on a Sunday schedule
    • Valley Metro Rail will have extended service until 2 a.m.
  • Customer Service will be open 6 a.m.-8 p.m.

New Year’s, Saturday, Jan. 1 

  • Bus and rail will operate on a Saturday schedule 
  • Customer Service is closed

We wish all our riders a safe and happy holiday season!