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2015 Travel Guide

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. 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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"Taste of Chocolate" Benefit

April 19, 2015
Event Location: 445 S. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711
Phone: 520-327-7111

The Rincon Rotary Club presents its 7th annual chocolate competition where you're the judge. Delight in chocolate creations from over 30 local chefs and vote for your favorite. Even...more

50th Anniversary Celebration of Camp Wildcat

April 17, 2015 - April 18, 2015
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For 50 years Camp Wildcat has brought smiles, confidence, and the importance of college to low-income students of Tucson's elementary and middle schools. What started with 72 camper...more

Amazing Tucson Scavenger Hunt Adventure

January 29, 2015 - June 30, 2015
Event Location: 311 N. Court Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 805-603-5620

Explore Tucson with a fun scavenger-hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour as you turn Tucson into a giant gameboard. Tour starts at ...more

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Gala 2015 - Sonoran Desert Kaleidoscope

April 26, 2015
Event Location: 2021 North Kinney Road, Tucson, AZ 85743
Phone: 520-883-3055

Celebrate the colors of the Sonoran Desert at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Gala 2015.  Enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres in the Desert Garden with live musical entertainme...more

Art Exhibit - Sonoran Desert: Large & Small

February 20, 2015 - April 26, 2015
Event Location: 7366 N. Paseo del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704
Phone: 520-742-6455

Tohono Chul presents two exciting new exhibits in the Exhibit House: "Sonoran Desert: Large & Small"honors the 30th anniversary of Tohono Chul as it investigates the...more

Art Glass Exhibition: Glass Reimagined

February 07, 2015 - April 25, 2015
Event Location: 711 S. 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 520-884-7404

Philabaum Gallery presents an exhibition featuring the glass-box series of Henry Halem, the first president of the Glass Art Society and Head of Glass Studies at Kent State Universi...more

Astronomical: Photographs of Our Solar System and Beyond

January 31, 2015 - May 17, 2015
Event Location: University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721
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The evolution of photography has been inextricably bound up with the field of astronomy. Since photography's earliest days, it has been used as a tool to advance astronomical observ...more

AZ Opera: The Daughter of the Regiment

April 18, 2015 - April 19, 2015
Event Location: 260 S. Church Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 520-293-4336
The Arizona Opera production of "The Daughter of the Regiment" is a bright, sparkling comedy following Marie, a feisty young girl raised by a regiment of French soldiers high i...more

Cantores: Male Quartet a Cappella Ensemble

April 26, 2015
Event Location: 2202 W. Anklam Rd., Tucson, AZ 85709
Phone: 520-206-6986
Pima Community College Music presents "CANTORES: Male Quartet a Cappella Ensemble" whose common bond is making good a cappella music. Their repertoire draws from a variety of s...more

Charles Mingus Hometown Music Festival

April 24, 2015 - April 25, 2015
Event Location: 1905 N. Apache Blvd., Nogales, AZ 85621
Phone: 520-287-3685

The 7th annual Charles Mingus Hometown Music Festival, in the musician's hometown Nogales, Arizona, will celebrate the April birthday of world-renowned jazz composer, band leader, a...more

Desert Voices Spring Concert: Family Ties

April 25, 2015
Event Location: 2202 W. Anklam Rd., Tucson, AZ 85709
Phone: 520-791-9662
Desert Voices presents its spring concert, an exploration of the songs that we weave into our nest and which blossom into spring. The show will feature music intended to excite, awaken a...more
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