Tucson Spotlight


Events Calendar

You'll find an array of regional events listed below. Create your own itinerary by adding multiple events to our Trip Planner. Be sure to confirm details in advance, using the contact information provided with each event, because last-minute changes sometimes occur despite our efforts to ensure information is current. Featured event listings are highlighted with shaded background.


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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

Friday & Saturday Night Drags

July 26, 2014
Event Location: 12000 S. Houghton Road, Tucson, AZ 85747
Phone: 520-762-9700
Budweiser and National Auto Collision present Friday and Saturday Night Drags at Southwestern International Raceway, with "Run Whatcha Brung and Test & Tune." Come out and ...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

Inside and Out: Plants as Art

June 15, 2014 - August 31, 2014
Event Location: 7000 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Ste 11, Tucson, AZ 85715
Recurring daily -->
At Tucson Desert Art Museum several interior and exterior planted areas are sharing the "greening" process with our museum visitors. On any given day, visitors to the Museum wi...more

Inside Desert Cosmos

June 15, 2014 - August 31, 2014
Event Location: 7000 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Ste 11, Tucson, AZ 85715
Recurring daily -->
At Tucson Desert Art Museum, see astrophotographs taken by Adam Block of the U of A Sky Center. 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

Streetcar Celebrations at Agustín Kitchen

July 25, 2014 - July 27, 2014
Event Location: 100 South Avenida Del Convento Ste. 150, Tucson, AZ 85701
Recurring daily -->
Agustin Kitchen at Mercado San Agustin will be the center of celebration and fun July 25-27th in honor of the official Streetcar launch. Chef Ryan Clark promises a great weekend of cel...more

Ongoing Events

Birds of Tohono Chul Walking Tour

July 21, 2014
Event Location: 7366 N. Paseo del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704
Phone: 520-742-6455
Tohono Chul hosts docent-led walking tours of its grounds at 8:30 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday. Details at more

Broadway Village Farmers' Market-Fridays

July 25, 2014
Event Location: 2926 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85716
Recurring weekly on Friday -->

Every Friday, Broadway Village, Tucson's charming original shopping center. hosts an indoor/outdoor farmers' market on Fridays with more than 40 local farmers and vendors. Presented...more

Curtis Reframed: The Arizona Volumes

June 09, 2014 - July 30, 2015
Event Location: 1013 E. University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85721-0026
Phone: 520-626-8381

This exhibit of iconic photographs by Edward S. Curtis, famed photographer of the American West, features approximately 60 images from the permanent collections of Arizona State Mus...more

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
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