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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. Featured 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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"Premium Blend" - UA Dance

October 23, 2014 - November 02, 2014
Event Location: 1737 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719
Phone: 520-621-3341
The UA School of Dance presents eight non-consecutive performances with classic and new choreography performing Ben Stevenson's "Four Last Songs", featuring a new ballet by Jam...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

HalloWin Celebration at Casino del Sol Resort

October 31, 2014
Event Location: 5655 W. Valencia Rd., Tucson, AZ 85757
Phone: 855-765-7829

Join Casino del Sol's HalloWin celebration for a ghoulishly good time with costume contests (cash prizes), hot seat drawings, half-off buffet special, live (undead) entertainment an...more

Temple of Shadows

August 21, 2014 - November 01, 2014
Event Location: 564 S Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 520-670-9073
Jewish History Museum invites the public to view 15 prints showing the Museum before its renovation in black and white and afterwards infused with color. more

Ongoing Events

Arizona Icecat Hockey

October 30, 2014 - March 14, 2015
Event Location: 260 S. Church Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 1-800-745-3000
The University of Arizona "Icecats" Men's Ice Hockey team plays 20 home games at Tucson Convention Center Arena, October 30-March 15. more

Artist as Curator: Drew Heitzler - Golden State

October 22, 2014 - November 23, 2014
Event Location: 265 S. Church Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 520-624-5019
Tucson's Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) presents Golden State with the artist and curator Drew Heitzler bringing together a diverse group of ten Californians into MOCA's Great Hall. T...more


September 04, 2014 - November 15, 2014
Event Location: 13005 N. Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85739
Phone: 520-512-5145
The Great American Playhouse presents the frightfully entertaining "Beetle-Juiced."  Come laugh, cheer, boo and dance along with the cast. more

Broadway Village Farmers' Market-Fridays

October 31, 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 by E...more

Chiles! Exhibit

August 15, 2014 - November 09, 2014
Event Location: 7366 N. Paseo del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704
Phone: 520-742-6455
Tohono Chul presents Chiles! art exhibit which pays tribute to the cultural heritage and ethnobotanical legacy of the amazing chile pepper through artistic explorations of this humble ye...more

Cronan the Barbarian at Gaslight Theatre

September 04, 2014 - November 09, 2014
Event Location: 7010 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85710
Phone: 520-886-9428
Join Cronan The Barbarian and Zeena Warrior Princess as they take on the forces of evil! Singing, dancing, monsters, sword fights, wacky characters, special effects, great music--it's al...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 collection of of iconic photographs by Edward S. Curtis, famed photographer of the American West, features approximately 60 images from the permanent collections of Arizona State Mu...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

DeGrazia’s Nuns

June 25, 2014 - November 30, 2014
Event Location: 6300 N. Swan Road, Tucson, AZ 85718
Phone: 520-299-9191
Nuns at work, prayer, and play are featured in a new collection of work by the late, legendary Tucson artist Ted DeGrazia. Oil paintings, watercolors, drawings, enamels, and ceramics are...more

El Dia de Los Muertos: Remembering January 8th

October 29, 2014 - January 09, 2015
Event Location: 949 E. 2nd St., Tucson, AZ 85719
Phone: 520-617-1179
The Arizona Historical Society and Tucson's January 8th Memorial Foundation will host an exhibition celebrating the lives of those who died tragically while participating in the democrat...more
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