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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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42nd Annual Rodders Day Show

April 29, 2016 - April 30, 2016
Event Location: 475 N Granada Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 520-869-4925
Rodders Day 42nd annual weekend is presented by the Tucson Street Rod Association.  Friday, Apr. 29th is the Mt. Lemmon cruise and burger burn.  Then a light dinner and aucti...more

Afri-Can 5

April 30, 2016
Event Location: 220 S 5th Avenue, Tucson,, AZ 85701
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A community festival at Armory Park is an amazing Afri-CAN 5 charity celebration as a benefit for The Forgotten children organization, providing a home and an education for homeless chil...more

Arizona History Museum: Chasing Villa Exhibit

April 01, 2016
Event Location: 949 E. Second Street, Tucson, AZ 85719
Phone: 520-628-5774
The Arizona History Museum invites the public to the 50-panel photography exhibit opening "Chasing Villa," featuring perspectives on Pancho Villa.  Experience the Puniti...more

Earth Month 2016 at Biosphere 2 - "What If? Series"

April 30, 2016
Event Location: 32540 S. Biosphere Rd., Oracle, AZ 85623
Phone: 520-838-6200
Celebrate Earth Month 2016 at Biosphere 2 with Saturday afternoon programs focusing on different facets of our lives on planet Earth - "What if we can be better environmental stewar...more

Entertainment on Terraza Garden Patio

July 02, 2015 - June 30, 2016
Event Location: 5501 N. Hacienda del Sol Rd., Tucson, AZ 85718
Phone: 520-529-3500
Every evening enjoy live entertainment, New American cuisine and spectacular mountain views on the air-cooled Terraza Garden Patio and Lounge at Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort. It's...more

Festival of the Sun, Solar Potluck & Exhibition

April 30, 2016
Event Location: 11570 N. Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ 85737
Phone: 520-749-3538 (Citizens for Solar)
Join Citizens For Solar for the 33rd annual solar-powered information day that includes solar cooked food, solar displays, children's activities, speakers and musicians.  Bring your...more

Men's City Amateur 72-Hole Championships

April 30, 2016 - May 08, 2016
Event Location: 600 S. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711
Phone: 520-971-4161
Tucson City Golf presents the 2016 Men's City Amateur 72-hole golf championships at Silverbell, Fred Enke, Randolph and Dell Urich Golf Courses on April 30-May 1 and May 7-8. Tee-times w...more

Mercado Spring Bazaar - Seed & Feed

April 30, 2016 - May 01, 2016
Event Location: 100 S. Avenida Del Convento, Ste. 200, Tucson, AZ 85745
Phone: 520-461-1107
Mercado San Agustin presents its annual spring bazaar featuring 40+ local shops, makers and artisans offering a variety of unique and one-of-a-kind gifts.  Saturday, Apr 30th featur...more

Take Back the Night

April 28, 2016
Event Location: 243 W 33rd St., Tucson, AZ 85713
Take Back the Night (TBTN) is an annual event to raise public awareness of the prevalence of sexual assault and support survivors in peaceful vigilance. This year's event takes place at ...more

Terrain Mud Run at Old Tucson

April 30, 2016
Event Location: 201 S. Kinney Rd., Tucson, AZ 85735
Phone: 520-883-0100
Crawl over obstacles right where The Three Amigos and many more westerns were filmed at this Tucson obstacle course race.  Finish covered in mud with the beautiful Tucson mountains ...more

Ongoing Events

A(MAZE)ING Maps and Legends

April 29, 2016 - August 14, 2016
Event Location: 7366 N. Paseo del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704
Phone: 520-742-6455
A(MAZE)ING MAPS AND LEGENDS will unveil puzzling explorations into the varied realms of cartography and the structured systems of their legends. This exhibition will reveal the evidence...more

American Mineral Heritage: The Harvard Collection

February 06, 2016 - December 31, 2016
Event Location: 1601 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721
Phone: 520-621-4516
Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium, in collaboration with the UA Mineral Museum, will host a new special exhibit, "American Mineral Heritage:  The Harvard Collection,"...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
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