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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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Artist Bill Moomey at Madaras Gallery

February 04, 2016 - February 19, 2016
Event Location: 3001 E. Skyline Dr. (at Campbell), Tucson, AZ 85718
Phone: 520-623-4000
Madaras Gallery hosts a first-ever Tucson solo exhibition featuring the gorgeous works of renowned Western/Wildlife artist Bill Moomey.  Celebrate Valentine's Day early with an arti...more

Fine Valentine Couple's Relay

February 14, 2016
Event Location: 865 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719
Phone: 520-247-4504
For Valentine's Day fun, the Southern Arizona Road Runners stages a lovely race at the University of Arizona-Main Gate Square area (Euclid and University Blvd.). Choose between the 4-m...more

I Love Zoo

February 14, 2016
Event Location: 1100 S. Randolph Way, Tucson, AZ 85716
Phone: 520-791-4022
Reid Park Zoo keepers will provide animals with valentine-themed treats. Zoo guests can help make this Valentine's Day "love-ly" for the Zoo's residents by rolling up their s...more

Tucson Rodeo Parade - 91st Year!

February 25, 2016
Event Location: 705 E. Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85713
Phone: 520-294-1280
A colorful parade presented annually as part of  the Tucson Rodeo and Parade (La Fiesta de los Vaqueros)  since 1925. Now known as the "largest non-motorized parade in t...more

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Coors Tucson Barn Dance

February 20, 2016 - February 28, 2016
Event Location: 4823 S. 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ 85734
Phone: 520-741-2233
Coors Rodeo Barn Dance features live western music, great eats, and cowboys galore full rodeo performance days at the Tucson Rodeo Grounds.  Feb. 20-21 & Feb. 25-28. more