Events in Tucson
Full Events Calendar >>
A year in Tucson and Southern Arizona is packed with fun things to do. Find annual fairs and fiestas and cultural festivals and sports events on our Events Calendar.
Community Events Calendar >>
Experience Tucson and Southern Arizona as the locals do at fundraisers, classes, workshops, 5K runs, Tucson Parks and Recreation activities, and more.
Upcoming Holiday Events >>
Find holiday celebrations, from Fourth of July fireworks to Halloween shows, Dia de los Muertos exhibits, Christmas luminaria displays, and more.
Signature Tucson Events
Tucson Desert Song Festival >>
Internationally known vocalists and conductors perform alongside Tucson Symphony Orchestra, Tucson Chamber Artists, University of Arizona School of Music, UApresents, Chamber Music Plus, and Ballet Tucson at varied locations. Coming in 2015.
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase >>
The "world's largest event of its kind" has museum-quality exhibits and vendors of gems, minerals, fossils, meteorites, beads, art, jewelry, and supplies at nearly 40 locations. January 31-February 15, 2015
Tucson Rodeo & Parade (La Fiesta de los Vaqueros) >>
The Tucson Rodeo Grounds hosts the first major outdoor event on the PRCA circuit, with more than 650 cowboys and cowgirls competing for $420,000 in prize money. February 21-March 1, 2015
World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship >>
This match play tournament on the PGA TOUR circuit features the Official World Golf Rankings' top 64 pro golfers playing for an $8.5 million grand prize at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain. Dates to be announced.
Tucson Festival of Books >>
One of the country's largest book festivals attracts an estimated 100,00 people, including about 450 authors and performers, 240 exhibitors, and thousands of readers to the University of Arizona Mall. March 15-16, 2014
Tucson Winter Chamber Music Festival >>
Arizona Friends of Chamber Music's critically acclaimed festival, at Leo Rich Theatre, features five concerts, a gala dinner, and free-to-the-public master classes and dress rehearsals. March 16-23, 2014
4th Avenue Spring Street Fair>>
Arts-and-crafts booths and food vendors, entertainment, kid's activities, and more attract up to 200,000-300,000 visitors over three days. March 21-23, 2014
Tucson International Mariachi Conference >>
Tucson's award-winning music festival features student workshops and public performances by renowned mariachi musicians and baile folklorico dancers. April 30-May 3, 2014
Tucson Folk Festival >>
One of the largest free festivals in United States, with more than 400 local, regional, and national musicians performing over 20 hours of family-friendly music and dance for more than 10,000 fans. May 3-4, 2014
Tucson Meet Yourself >>
This regional folk arts celebration draws over 100,000 participants with musicians, dancers, artists, and ethnic cuisine from about 50 cultural groups, indigenous and imported. October 10-12, 2014
Loft Film Fest >>
The Loft Cinema will present its fourth annual international film festival honoring Tucson's richly diverse cultural community. The Loft Film Fest will present foreign films, documentaries and U.S. indies in a cinematic celebration of storytelling from around the world. November 2014
El Tour de Tucson >>
The El Tour de Tucson presented by Casino Del Sol Resort charity event attracts as many as 9,000 bicyclists of all ages and abilities and has been called "one of the premier organized rides in the United States." November 22, 2014
4th Avenue Winter Street Fair >>
Arts-and-crafts booths and food vendors, entertainment, kid's activities, and more attract up to 200,000-300,000 visitors over three days. December 12-14, 2014