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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 ...






Tucson Holiday Events

Christmas, New Year's, All Souls & More

It's true—we do string Christmas lights on our cacti. New Year's means menudo, Valentine's Day takes a backseat to rodeo, and barbecue season starts well before Memorial Day.

If you'll be in Tucson for a holiday, whether that's golfing for Father's Day or joining the All Soul's Procession in November, check out our special celebrations here.


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Bisbee Historic Home Tour

November 27, 2015 - November 28, 2015
Event Location: 2 Copper Queen Plaza, Bisbee, AZ 85603
Phone: Bisbee Visitor Center, (520) 432-3554
The Bisbee Woman's Club presents a docent-led tour through Bisbee's charming restored neighborhoods of Victorian and European-style homes perched on hillsides.  For an added treat...more

Bisbee Small-Town Holiday

November 28, 2015
Event Location: 5 Copper Queen Plaza, Bisbee, AZ 85603
Phone: 620-432-2900
Bisbee's holiday season officially begins with the Festival of Lights ceremony (Fri. Nov 27th) and "Small Town Holiday" celebration (Sat, Nov 28th) throughout historic Bisbee. ...more

Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair - Reid Park

November 28, 2015 - November 29, 2015
Event Location: 900 S. Randolph Way, Tucson, AZ 85716
Phone: 520-791-4877
Start your holiday shopping for unique items from over 100 vendors from all over the Southwest ranging from artists, crafters, photographers, painters, potters, jewelers and more at on...more

Ikebana Exhibit at Yume Japanese Gardens

November 27, 2015 - November 30, 2015
Event Location: 2130 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone: 520-332-2928
Ikebana is the traditional Japanese art of flower arranging, in which shape, form, and lines are as important as blooms. View the artful techniques and creations of five schools of ikeba...more

Juan Gabriel in Concert

November 29, 2015
Event Location: 260 S. Church Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 520-791-4101 or Ticketmaster 800-745-300

Juan Gabriel will be in Tucson for the Bienvenidos al Noa Noa tour, on stage in the Tucson Convention Center Arena.


Native American Market Arts & Crafts Fair

November 27, 2015 - November 29, 2015
Event Location: 1959 San Xavier Road, Tucson, AZ 85746
Phone: 520-573-4007
Shop at about 30 artist and vendor booths and purchase food in the plaza.  Enjoy live entertainment on Saturday and Sunday in the Arts & Crafts Plaza at Mission San Xavier del B...more

Ongoing Events

Enchanted Snowfall

November 27, 2015 - December 19, 2015
Event Location: 2905 E. Skyline Drive, Tucson, Arizona 85718
Phone: 520-615-2561
Tucson Medical Center presents Enchanted Snowfall, an all-time favorite event for the holiday season at La Encantada Shopping Center. With a new 28 foot holiday tree in the main courty...more

Live Theatre Workshop: Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree

November 29, 2015 - December 20, 2015
Event Location: 5317 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone: 520-327-4242
Live Theater Workshop presents "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree," a Christmas sing-a-long, with dance, song and rock 'n' roll while helping Santa, the elves, and a couple o...more

Wee Winter Wonderland

November 24, 2015 - January 03, 2016
Event Location: 4455 E Camp Lowell, Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone: 520-881-0606
The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures decorates with miniatures depicting the holidays through time and around the world. Look for the blue and red story panels which identify the m...more