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NOVA® Home Loans Arizona Bowl

Friday, December 29, 2017 

Arizona Stadium

Kickoff at 3:30 p.m.

We look forward to seeing you in Tucson. Plan your visit with suggestions for events, things to do, restaurants and attractions that can be enjoyed before and after the NOVA® Home Loans Arizona Bowl.

Tucson Accommodations Many of our great places to stay are also great attractions. Click here to see view all accommodations.

Tucson International Airport Fly Tucson. It's the way to go for more than 3.2 million airline passengers per year. Six airlines offer nearly 60 departures per day to 18 nonstop destination airports. Less than 10 miles south of downtown Tucson and the University of Arizona, the airport is convenient to major business and scenic destinations.

Sun Link Streetcar Sun Link's 3.9 mile route connects you to five of Tucson's most unique districts in the university and downtown areas. You can ride the streetcar from near Arizona Stadium, on the University of Arizona campus, to Fourth Avenue, Downtown Core, and Mercado San Agustin dining and entertainment districts. Watch a video with tips on how to ride.

NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl - 2017 Schedule of Events

Sunday, Dec. 3 -Selection Sunday, 12:30 p.m.-3 p.m., Charro Steak, 188 E Broadway Blvd, downtown Tucson. Hosted appetizers.

Thursday, Dec. 28 - Downtown Block Party, 3 p.m.-8 p.m. The 2017 Downtown Block Party will take place at Armory Park, across from the Children’s Museum-Tucson. This event will feature carnival rides, both school marching bands and cheerleaders, and live local music! Head to Armory Park for the biggest bowl game party before game day and cheer your team on to victory!

Thursday, Dec. 29 - Desert Diamond Casino Tailgate Festival, 11am-3:30 p.m., at the UA Mall near Arizona Stadium. The 2017 Desert Diamond Casino Tailgate Festival is ready once again to host Tucson’s party of the year! Come enjoy great local food and beer, an interactive Kids Zone, and live music on the main stage featuring Neon Trees! Back again by popular demand is the Nacho Average Tailgate – Tucson’s Nacho Festival! For an additional $15 you can sample Tucson’s best nachos from 40 local restaurants while sipping on ice cold beer provided by Hensley Beverage Company. Admission to the 2017 Desert Diamond Casino Tailgate Festival is FREE with your game ticket and the gates open at 11 a.m.

Thursday, Dec. 29, Kickoff 3:30 p.m. – The NOVA® Home Loans Arizona Bowl 3:30pm, at Arizona Stadium. The NOVA® Home Loans Arizona Bowl game will be broadcast on CBS Sports Network (Direct TV Channel 221, Dish Channel 158, Cox Channel 312, Comcast Channel 594)

Thursday, Dec. 29, Downtown After-Game Block Party, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., located at Armory Park near the Children’s Museum-Tucson.

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