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Posted By: Lesley Kontowicz
This quirky coming of age film was adapted from the novel by Mark Poirier and tells the story of Ellis (Graham Phillips) a 15-year-old boy who is leaving his rather non-traditional home in Tucson ...
Posted By: Edie Jarolim
Trying to decide where to bunk in Tucson? Consider this trio of bed & breakfasts. The Royal Elizabeth Bed & Breakfast InnAdobe Rose InnAll allow you to sleep in a beautiful home and enjoy a ...
Posted By: Teya Vitu
There was no way for me to tell it was brimming with calcite, the primary building block for the spectacular cave formations around me. As I have quickly discovered, Kartchner Caverns, about 50 miles ...
Posted By: Edie Jarolim
Aquarius is ascendant in Tucson this summer. No matter what your sign-or budget-the stars predict a great watery getaway, from a discounted stay at a splashy resort to a free front row seat at one of ...
It's the first day of monsoon season, and the sky over Southern Arizona is celebrating in true desert fashion. Magnificent storm clouds collide with the mountains, rain pours down on the windshield ...
I’ve wanted to see this band since I was 15 years old. With a sound as melodic as it is guttural, Bring Me The Horizon has been at the forefront of the metal scene since they made their debut in ...
Posted By: Graeme Hunt
Living so close to Reid Park has some great benefits. This mid-town park contains both the Dell Urich and Randolph public golf courses, a driving range, tennis courts, the El Con Club ...
Posted By: Graeme Hunt
Look, I get it. Tucson is hot in the summer. But I still like to get out and mountain bike as much as possible. There are those who still brave the heat and ride during the day but honestly, I ...
Posted By: Laurie
My husband, Don, and I spent a weekend at Apache Spirit Ranch in Tombstone (about 2.5 miles west on Allen St., which turns into West Monument Rd-left a brochure in your mailbox). We had a truly ...
Posted By: Graeme Hunt
I found something out about myself on Sunday, March 25, 2012: I am not a runner. Let me back up a bit and explain. My good friend Matt, who had enough with his sedentary lifestyle, joined ...






Events Calendar

What do cinnamon-raisin tamales, a 5K zombie mud run, and the world's biggest non-motorized parade have in common? They're all part of the Tucson events scene, where being a little different is never a bad thing. Find your special event with our calendar below. Signature Tucson Events are highlighted, and you can add any event to your personal Trip Planner. Also, just like anywhere, events sometimes have last minute changes. If you're making a special trip out, be sure to call ahead.


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Academy of Ballet: Mother Goose

May 29, 2016
Event Location: 260 S. Church Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 520-886-1222
Academy of Ballet, Tap and Jazz presents the recital "Mother Goose" featuring dance students of various levels of skill.  All students will have the opportunity to perfo...more

Fourth Annual Memorial Day 3.5 Mile Run/Walk

May 30, 2016
Event Location: 100 Country Club Rd, Tucson, AZ 85716
Phone: 520-820-6447
Taggrun hosts its annual benefit 3.5 mile road race starting on the jogging path along Camino Campestre at Reid Park, heading east towards Randolph Golf Course and will follow the path...more

Kick-Off to Summer at Old Tucson

May 28, 2016 - May 30, 2016
Event Location: 201 S. Kinney Rd., Tucson, AZ 85735
Phone: 520-883-0100
Old Tucson and the Arizona Sonora Western Heritage Foundation are kicking off summer with a fun family event.  Enjoy Memorial Weekend at Old Tucson as they showcase ideas for summer...more

Mike Epps at Casino del Sol

May 27, 2016
Event Location: 5655 W. Valencia Rd., Tucson, AZ 85757
Phone: 800-344-9435
Casino del Sol presents an American stand-up comedian, actor, film producer, writer and rapper Michael Elliot "Mike" Epps. He is regarded as one of the funniest comic acto...more

Plaza Palomino Saturday Mercado

May 28, 2016 - December 31, 2016
Event Location: 2960 N Swan Road @ Ft. Lowell, Tucson, AZ
Phone: 520-907-7325
Tucson's Original Farmers' Market, the Saturday Mercado, 10-2PM, at Plaza Palomino offers a range of produce and other merchandise, including art, crafts, baked goods, tamales, roasted...more

The Metamorphic Art of Octavio OCampo

April 14, 2016 - June 17, 2016
Event Location: 3915 E. Broadway Bvd., Tucson, Az 85711
Phone: 520-882-5595
The Consulate of Mexico in Tucson invites you to the exhibition of Octavio OCampo, a Mexican surrealist painter. more
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