Casa Grande Books and More

It's Spring time in Casa Grande!

The birds are singing, the bunnies are hopping, and the kids are home for spring break.

That being said, this Casa Grande mama decided the weather was PERFECT to take the kids for a walk. We had visited the parks several times already, did the mall, and hit up the local Wal Mart. I was running out of options and getting bored until I remembered about Casa Grande's Downtown District!

Our family has lived here since 2005 and we've visited downtown before but there wasn't much for a family to enjoy together. However, I drove through a couple months ago and I noticed many new businesses and decided to take the kiddos along to see what's new! There's shade everywhere so why not?
Sometimes that can be challenging as my boys are 10 years apart so what interests one does not interest the other.

We started the morning eating at Big House Cafe, took the preteen to the new Skate Shop, found some goodies at the Bow Wow Meow, got myself a tea from Deadlift Coffee and looked into the new (to me) gym. A lot of places I didn't know were there and we didn't get to keep walking because there was one that really surprised me and I will make it a point to put into our monthly routine!

See after walking around the toddler started getting fussy, as it usually goes. I turned to the kids and said, "Okay, last store!"

And we were surprised!

As you walk in, to your left there is a kid's corner with puzzles, movies, foam pads, and toys. There was already another munchkin playing and I was free to roam the store knowing the kids were both entertained! I was greeted by one of the owners Tina Desanto. She was so sweet and shared that she wanted a place where children felt welcome and would be turned onto books at an early age where parents could search for a new book in peace! She also has beautiful tea sets and coffee mugs that she collects and sells.

What a hidden gem!



Casa Grande Books Movies and More

Located in Downtown Casa Grande 
408 N Florence St

SAT 10-3

 They also participate in Mainstreet's Monthly Downtown After Dark!



Neon Sign Park Fashion Show

Neon Sign Park Fashion Show

The first ever Neon Sign Park Fashion Show took place on the Friday night of January 14th. Many People and families showed up on the cold evening to watch the models show off their designer's unique outfits; each look inspired by the time period of the sign in the park. 

The night opened with the most adorable entry of all! Presley was very charming in her Goddard Shows inspired outfit. She was followed by four others, one ensemble including a neon cactus sign! 

The next group featured five designers competing to appear in the Main Street Magazine. A total of eight models walked the runway in this group. Malia's model, Celeste, absolutely rocked her outfit inspired by the Valley National Back sign. Paired with a bright smile and just the right amount of confidence and sass, Celeste's walk was one of my personal favorites. 

This fashion show went out with a bang, with Emmi Rakoci's model killing it in a bold and daring light-up garment. The winner was Yesena, whose outfit consisted of a bright and flowing red gown, and a unique patchwork ensemble. 

Overall, the fashion show was very entertaining and fresh! It was nice to have something new to look forward to, and I'm eager to see what Downtown After Dark has to offer next. 

- Christina Stueland


                                      Winner of Neon Sign Park Fashion Show, Yesenia Zuniga

Winner of Neon Sign Park Fashion Show, Yesenia Zuniga

Street Fair

Street Fair

The largest street fair event in Pinal County

Day Out Downtown

Day Out Downtown

Learn about the history of Casa Grande and the Southwest

Annual Downtown Car Show

Annual Downtown Car Show

One of the largest car shows in Pinal County

About us

Casa Grande Mainstreet is dedicated to To supporting the vision of Historic Downtown by enhancing the economic vitality, promoting and marketing the District, fostering partnerships and acting as the lead advocate for Historic Downtown and its historic preservation.

Upcoming Events

08 Oct 2022;
06:00PM - 09:00PM
Open Mic
14 Oct 2022;
05:00PM - 08:00PM
Downtown After Dark: Hispanic Heritage Month!
15 Oct 2022;
08:30AM - 12:30PM
Main Street Market
21 Oct 2022;
06:00PM - 11:00PM
Monster Mash Rock Show!
22 Oct 2022;
05:00PM - 10:00PM
Casa Grande Rotary Club's Oktoberfest
29 Oct 2022;
12:00PM - 03:00PM
Downtown Halloween Stroll
11 Nov 2022;
05:00PM - 08:00PM
Downtown After Dark
19 Nov 2022;
08:30AM - 12:30PM
Main Street Market
26 Nov 2022;
09:00AM - 01:00PM
Small Business Saturday Market & Fashion Show