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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28th Annual Great Tucson Beer Festival

September 27, 2014
Event Location: 2500 E. Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85713
Phone: 520-296-2400
An evening of beer sampling provided by brewers from around the southwestern states, with music and games, such as horseshoe pitching, steer roping, and more at Kino Veterans Memorial St...more

Cochise County Fair

September 25, 2014 - September 28, 2014
Event Location: 3677 Leslie Canyon Road, Douglas, AZ 85607
Phone: 520-364-3819
A carnival and college rodeo, pro bull riding, musical performances, agricultural competitions, 4H/FFA displays, art and quilts, and food vendors at Cochise County Fairgrounds in Douglas...more

El Rio Theatre: "The Tragedy of King Lear"

September 19, 2014 - September 21, 2014
Event Location: 1000 N Tucson Blvd, Tucson, AZ
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The 8th annual Shakespeare in the Park with William Shakespeare's "King Lear" is presented by the El Rio Theatre Project.  Bring a blanket, a picnic basket and the wh...more

El Tour Adventure Run/Walk

September 20, 2014
Event Location: 3231 N. Craycroft Road, Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone: 520-745-2033
Diamond Ventures's 18th annual El Tour 10K and 5K Adventure Run/Walk along the Rillito River Trail benefits Ben's Bells Project and My Team Triumph.  The adventure starts/end at St....more

Everyone Runs "Split Enz" at Catalina State Park

September 28, 2014
Event Location: , Tucson, AZ *
Phone: 520-797-7867

Everyone Runs "Split Enz" Catalina State Parkfeatures a 5- and a 10-mile trail race and a 4-mile road run and walk.  New this year is a 4-mile road race on the park's...more

Fall Plant Sale 2014

September 30, 2014 - October 04, 2014
Event Location: 1020 W Starr Pass Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85713
Phone: 520-884-8806
Desert Survivors Nursery's sale to the general public features discounts (10% off for everybody and 20% off for members) on all its plants for native birds and insects: plants for birds,...more

Fall Pumpkin Celebration

September 27, 2014 - September 28, 2014
Event Location: 6405 W. Williams Road, Willcox, AZ 85643
Phone: 520-384-2084

At Apple Annie's Produce and Pumpkins, enjoy old-fashioned family fun picking your own pumpkins, fall vegetables and apples. Pumpkins of all sizes, shapes and colors will be availab...more

Fire! A Glimpse of Fire History in Miniature

August 26, 2014 - November 02, 2014
Event Location: 4455 E. Camp Lowell Dr., Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone: 520-881-0606
The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures features a replica of The Water Tower, created by Tucson artist Tom Bulow, along with replica fire apparatus by miniature artisans and for...more

Gabriel Ayala Quintet at Monterey Court

September 26, 2014
Event Location: 505 W. Miracle Mile, Tucson, AZ 85705
Phone: 520-207-2429
Monterey Court presents renowned guitarist Gabriel Ayala and his Quintet for an evening of fiery JazzMenco.  Tickets available at &nbs...more

George Howard Band

September 27, 2014
Event Location: 4280 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85718
Phone: 520-903-1265
Tucson Jazz Society special fundraiser event hosts the George Howard Band, performing a wide range of Blues and R&B styles of old classics and original music, at St. Philip's Plaza. more

Harvesting of the Vine Festival

September 20, 2014 - September 21, 2014
Event Location: 471 Elgin Rd., Elgin, AZ 85611
Phone: 520-455-9309
The Village of Elgin Winery's annual harvest festival includes grape stomping, wine tastings, dancing, music with Arizona Blues legend Buzz and the Soul Senders performing and local food...more

International Day of Peace

September 19, 2014 - September 21, 2014
Event Location: 401 W. Esperanza Ave., Ajo, AZ 85321
Phone: 520-387-7742

The City of Ajo, Arizona celebrates peace, respect, happiness, dignity, sharing, love, friendship, environment, caring and hope at the annual International Day of Peace. The after s...more

Jazz Legends Live!

September 26, 2014
Event Location: 2950 N Camino Principal, Tucson, AZ 85715
Phone: 520-797-3959
Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance presents an unforgettable benefit concert to support arts education and therapy.  Jazz Legends world-known musicians will entertain aud...more

Jonathan’s Cork Fun Chili Cook-Off

September 27, 2014
Event Location: 6320 E Tanque Verde Rd, Tucson, AZ 85715
Phone: 520-296-1631
Jonathan's Cork restaurant hosts its 10th annual chili cook-off.  Come taste chili made by 10 Tucson Originals chefs.  100% of the proceeds benefit "Send a Kid to Camp.&qu...more
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