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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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'Hail to the Chief' The Election Collection (of Stamps)

June 01, 2016 - November 30, 2016
Event Location: 920 N. 1st Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85719
Phone: 520-623-6652
A Blue Star Museum that offers free admission to active-duty military and their family, Memorial Day-Labor Day, the Postal History Foundation museum's current exhibit displays sta...more

South Pacific - Arts America 2016

June 28, 2016 - June 30, 2016
Event Location: 1017 N Olive Road, Tucson, AZ 85719
Phone: 520-319-0400
Arts Express presents "South Pacific," the unconventional love story that deals with issues of prejudices, war, and love.  Best known for its show stopping music by Rodger...more

Ongoing Events

AHS Downtown History Museum Exhibit

May 20, 2016
Event Location: 140 N Stone Avenue (at Wells Fargo Bank Bldg.), Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 520-770-1473
A Blue Star Museum, AHS Downtown Museum exhibits depict early Tucson businesses and homes, including drugstores, police and fire departments, and the Romero barbershop. more

Arizona Historical Society - "I Am Tucson"

August 01, 2015
Event Location: 949 E. 2nd St., Tucson, AZ 85719
Phone: 520-628-5774
Join the Arizona History Museum in celebrating a new hands-on-experience where YOU become part of the exhibit.  "I am Tucson" invites the community to share their impressi...more

Birds of Tohono Chul Walking Tour

May 07, 2016
Event Location: 7366 N. Paseo del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704
Phone: 520-742-6455
Tohono Chul hosts several docent-led and self-guided walking tours of its grounds. Learn to identify birds that are local residents and those just passing through, plus information on ha...more

DeGrazia’s The Way of the Cross

March 07, 2016 - August 24, 2016
Event Location: 6300 N. Swan Road, Tucson, AZ 85718
Phone: 520-299-9191
The annual showing of Ted DeGrazia's "The Way of the Cross" is on display with 15 original oil paintings that depict the suffering and crucifixion of Christ. Instead of the t...more

Etherton Gallery: The Artists of Lewis Framing

June 07, 2016 - August 27, 2016
Event Location: 135 S. 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 520-624-7370
One of Tucson's preeminent framing establishments, Lewis Framing Studio, has, over its many years, employed an array of people who have excelled at framing art and objects across the s...more

Gallery Row ArtWalk

June 30, 2016
Event Location: 3001 E. Skyline Drive, Tucson, AZ 85718
Recurring weekly on Thursday -->
On Thursday evenings, browse the eclectic collection of fine art by 100 renowned artists, including Tucson's Artist of the Year Diana Madaras. Enjoy wine tastings or refreshments and mus...more

Meet Me in Marana

June 29, 2016
Event Location: 8000 N. Silverbell Road, Marana, AZ 85653
Recurring weekly on Wednesday -->
A free Wednesday night walk/run, starting at Wade McLean Park, situated immediately east of Coyote Trails Elementary School. Registration begins at 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome: walke...more

Paradiso Bar & Lounge Free Concert Thursdays

June 30, 2016
Event Location: 5655 W. Valencia Rd., Tucson, AZ 85757
Phone: 800-344-9435
Sol Casinos presents a free concert on Thursdays at Casino del Sol Resort with a lineup that includes tributes to classic rock music legends. more

Puzzles, Proofs and Patterns at Flandrau Center

October 21, 2015
Event Location: 1601 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721
Phone: 520-621-4516
Flandrau Planetarium presents a new exhibit, "Puzzles, Proofs, and Patterns: Experience the World of Mathematics." Packed with hands-on games and puzzles for all ages, this new...more

Recall at the Movies: Selections from the Archive of Visual Arts

March 26, 2016 - November 06, 2016
Event Location: 1031 N. Olive Road, Tucson, AZ 85721
Phone: 520-621-7567
UA Museum of Art bi-annual showcase Space artist Robert McCall (1919-2010), known for his ability to bring viewers to unknown places using his limitless imagination. It was this talen...more

Santa Cruz River Farmers' Market-Thursdays

June 30, 2016
Event Location: 100 S. Avenida del Convento, Tucson, AZ 85701
Recurring weekly on Thursday -->
Shop for locally grown fruits/vegetables, plants, flowers, eggs, baked/canned goods, honey, gourds, and herbal remedies at Mercado San Agustin on Thursdays, 3 - 6 p.m. October-April and ...more
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