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Get Wet Summer Events


Quench your thirst for summer entertainment with our Get Wet in Tucson calendar. Soak up a season of events and festivals drenched in art, music, dance, theater, movies, science, and nature in Tucson -- a natural oasis from the pretentious and unoriginal. Ready to Get Wet? Click below for your chance to win a free Tucson getaway.



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"Dog Days of Summer" Fashion Show and More

July 25, 2014
Event Location: 2850 E. Skyline Drive, Tucson, Az. 85718
Phone: 520-318-9445

The merchants at Plaza Colonial center will host the third annual "Dog Days of Summer" fundraising event to benefit the Humane Society of Southern Arizona.   Admiss...more

4rd Annual Breeze In The Trees 5K

July 26, 2014
Event Location: 1625 E. Sahuarita Road, Sahuarita, AZ 85629
Phone: Steve Taggart (520) 791-2062

A cool summer 5K run through the shady Green Valley Pecan Farm orchards, preparing runners for the Pecan Classic in November (special award if you run both). The course is on dirt r...more

FC Tucson Hosts PDL Western Conference Playoffs

July 26, 2014
Event Location: 2817 E. Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85713

FC Tucson hosts the finals of the United Soccer Leagues' (USL) Premier Development League's (PDL) Western Conference finals at Kino Sports Complex North Stadium. The two winning tea...more

Friday Night Live! at Main Gate Square

July 25, 2014
Event Location: 814 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85719
Phone: 520-797-3959
ForTheLuvvaMusic stages an exciting Spring Concert Series performance of piano/vocal/jazz/Broadway tunes in the Geronimo Plaza Courtyard at Main Gate Square. Presented by Southern Arizon...more

Garlic Festival at Triangle T Ranch

July 26, 2014 - July 27, 2014
Event Location: 4190 Dragoon Rd., Dragoon, AZ 85609
Phone: 520-586-7533
Celebrate the 5th annual garlic harvest at Triangle T Guest Ranch, co-sponsored with RichCrest Farms, with free music, dozens of vendors and artisans, garlic cooking contest, face paint...more

Loft Kids Fest

July 19, 2014 - July 27, 2014
Event Location: 3233 East Speedway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85716
Phone: 520-795-7777

Super summer excitement returns to The Loft Cinema with the eighth annual LOFT KIDS FEST! Each morning, kids and their parents can experience some of the best children's films of al...more

Meteor Mania at Kitt Peak

July 28, 2014
Event Location: S. R. 86 (Ajo Way)/Junction 386, Tucson, AZ 85726
Phone: 520-318-8726
Watch Mother Nature's summer fireworks show at Kitt Peak National Observatory. Travel far away from the city lights to view a Triple-Threat Version! with Delta Aquarids, P...more

Night Wings at Pima Air & Space Museum

July 26, 2014
Event Location: 6000 E. Valencia Rd., Tucson, AZ 85756
Phone: 520-574-0462
Pima Air & Space Museum hosts tram rides until sundown; a walking tour of indoor hangars; hands-on aviation-related activities for kids.  8:00pm last admission.  The Flight...more

PDL Western Conference Playoffs: FC Tucson vs Vancouver Whitecaps

July 25, 2014
Event Location: 2817 E. Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85713

FC Tucson plays the Vancouver Whitecaps Under 23 team in the first round of the United Soccer Leagues Premier Development League's Western Conference semifinals and final at Kino Sp...more

Twilight Thursdays: Alien Edition

July 31, 2014
Event Location: 2150 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone: 520-326-9686 ext. 10
The Tucson Botanical Gardens hosts an evening with fun family activities and entertainment focused around an 'Alien Invasion: Of the Plant Kind' exhibit. Enjoy Alien-inspired crafts...more

Ongoing Events

DeGrazia Paints the Signs of the Zodiac

June 03, 2014 - January 28, 2015
Event Location: 6300 N. Swan Road, Tucson, AZ 85718
Phone: 520-299-9191
Artist Ted DeGrazia created a series of astrological paintings, drawings and essays which were infused with  the artist's regional perspective and imagery from native cultures, at D...more

East Wing – I.U.D: BAKERMAN

May 24, 2014 - October 12, 2014
Event Location: 265 S. Church Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 520-624-5019

Tucson's Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) presents visual artists and musicians Lizzi Bougatos, Sadie Laska and Spencer Sweeney.  All three have shown their paintings at vario...more

Etherton Gallery: Wild America

June 10, 2014 - August 30, 2014
Event Location: 135 S. 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 520-624-7370

Downtown's Etherton Gallery is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act with a glorious display of photography from Ansel Adams and Debra Bloomfield. Wild America cont...more

Gallery Row ArtWalk

July 24, 2014
Event Location: 3001 E. Skyline Drive, Tucson, AZ 85718
Recurring weekly on Thursday -->
Browse the eclectic collection of fine art and enjoy wine tastings at the Gallery Row galleries at Skyline and Campbell on Thursdays, 5-7 p.m. more

Ghostblasters at Gaslight Theatre

June 12, 2014 - August 31, 2014
Event Location: 7010 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85710
Phone: 520-886-9428

Catch the assembled team of misfit scientists, calling themselves "The Ghostblasters" for a spine-tingling and side-splitting musical comedy adventure, at the Gaslight The...more

Live Theatre Workshop: Molly Sweeney

July 24, 2014 - August 30, 2014
Event Location: 5317 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone: 520-327-4242
Molly Sweeney, blind since infancy is given a chance to see.  This poetic play explores Molly's fantasies and expectations of how everything will change.  This is a play about ...more

Monsoon Madness Plant Sale

July 25, 2014 - July 26, 2014
Event Location: 7366 N. Paseo del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704
Phone: 520-742-6455

Over 20 specialty growers of the weirdest and wildest varieties will be showcasing their bizarre, boutique botanicals under the shade of ramadas at Tohono Chul's Sonoran Seasons Gar...more

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