La Mesa Village Association Blog

Welcome to the La Mesa Village Association blog where we post about upcoming events, new businesses, and unique stories about our downtown La Mesa community!

Spring Member Mixer & Membership Drive

Posted on 4/15/2022 by La Mesa Village Association 

Spring is in full swing and the LMVA is excited to host our first Member Mixer & Membership Drive since 2020!

Members and potential members are invited to San Pasqual Winery & Tasting Room for delicious appetizers, wine and conversation with fellow businesses.

WHEN: May 18, 2022 from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

We'll have information about the Downtown La Mesa District Sign, as well as our current LMVA initiatives, volunteer opportunities & more for guests to learn about. Not a member? You can join at the event, or online.

There is no pre-registration or fee required for this event.

We look forward to seeing all of your faces again at this fun event!

Outdoor Dining in Full Swing in La Mesa Village

Posted on August 10, 2020 by La Mesa Village Association

Outdoor dining is in full swing in La Mesa Village following guidelines to close indoor dining.

La Mesa Village is Open for Business

Posted on June 30, 2020 by La Mesa Village Association

It takes a Village! After the events of the past few months, we are so thankful that our small businesses are re-opening and looking towards the future thanks to the continued support from our amazing community!

The Face of LMVA Small Businesses

Posted on May 12, 2020 by La Mesa Village Association

La Mesa Village small businesses need your support now more than ever! See how you can ensure our beloved downtown community remains vibrant after the COVID crisis with the LMVA’s newest resource.

Get Involved in Your Community - Become a Member of the La Mesa Village Association in 2020!

Posted on January 23, 2020 by La Mesa Village Association

The La Mesa Village Association (LMVA) is a non-profit organization made up of La Mesa Village business owners whose primary purpose is to advocate on behalf of all local businesses, as well as work in conjunction with the City of La Mesa, its Fire and Police Departments.

Last Minute Holiday Shopping

Posted on December 20, 2019 by La Mesa Village Association

With only days left before the holidays begin, make La Mesa Village your one stop shopping destination! Featuring a variety of unique home, gift, art, antique & jewelry stores – you’re sure to find something special for a friend or family member. Scroll through our online directory for a complete listing of local La Mesa Businesses.

Giving Thanks

Posted on November 22, 2019 by La Mesa Village Association

We are truly grateful for all our members, volunteers and the entire La Mesa Village community for being so supportive of our efforts at the La Mesa Village Association! We hope that you can take a moment to reflect on what you are most grateful for this Thanksgiving holiday and enjoy time spent with family, friends and loved ones.

Fall in Love With La Mesa Village

Posted on October 11, 2019 by La Mesa Village Association

As the Fall season sweeps through La Mesa Village we encourage you to re-discover a place that will renew your energy and re-energize your spirit. Start your journey at one of the many day spas and salons sprinkled throughout downtown La Mesa. There are so many charming destinations where you can indulge yourself with a facial, massage, hair or lash treatment, and so much more. Here are just a few to check out:

Your Guide to La Mesa Oktoberfest

Posted on September 27, 2019 by La Mesa Village Association

The largest Oktoberfest celebration west of the Mississippi, the 46th annual festival covers an area of nearly six city blocks of La Mesa Village. Attracting more than 100,000 attendees annually, the three-day event features local and regional bands, traditional German dishes and plenty of German bier. Highlights include traditional biergarten sing-a-longs and interactive game; the original glücklich games, such as beer stein races, beer barrel rolls, keg bowling and keg hauling; a Kinder Garten with contests and hands-on activities; and an antique market and a vendor market.

Endless Summer in La Mesa Village

Posted on August 21, 2019 by La Mesa Village Association

What a beautiful summer we’ve had in La Mesa Village! And it isn’t over yet! You can still take in sunny days, warm nights and fun events like the Classic Car Show and Farmers Market. As summer winds down and the Back to School / Fall season starts, we invite you to shop, dine and explore the downtown retailers to help you get a fresh start!

Summer Is Heating Up In La Mesa Village

Posted on July 11, 2019 by La Mesa Village Association

June gloom is behind us, and La Mesa Village is in full swing for summer! Bring the family, or plan a date night, and explore what the downtown Village of La Mesa has to offer. If you haven’t checked out the La Mesa Classic Car Show, be sure to get it on your schedule! This fun and free community event has something for everyone. Each week, an array of unique cars line La Mesa Blvd. offering guests an up close view of these marvelous vehicles. Dance the night away on special nights when live music is played on the back of a La Mesa Lumber & Hardware flatbed truck! Or, visit with a variety of local car clubs throughout the month such as the MOPAR Club of San Diego and Autoworks Parts Int’l. Satisfy your taste buds and wet your whistle by ducking into one of the many La Mesa Village restaurants & bars in downtown La Mesa.

Summertime in La Mesa Village

Posted on May 31, 2019 by La Mesa Village Association

The beginning of summer is just around the corner, which means long days full of sunshine, warm nights and the perfect opportunity to enjoy a variety of fun events, dining, shopping and more in La Mesa’s Downtown Village! See what La Mesa Village has for you to explore this summer!