Tucson Celebrates the Pueblos De Maiz Festival

It’s an event that made its debut in 2022 and spans across multiple culinary scenes in the U.S., Mexico, and Italy. The nonprofit Tucson City of Gastronomy (TCoG) now hosts the annual international Pueblos Del Maíz festival, which celebrates the gastronomies, histories, and food cultures of maíz…

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The Vibrant Experience of 4th Ave Street Fair

Celebrating Artistry and Local Flavors For more than 50 years now, this family-friendly tradition has brought over 350,000 people to the Old Pueblo. The fair offers something for everyone of all ages, hosting artists from around the world, live entertainment, and local and regional food like…

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Murals & Wall Art in Tucson

The old and the new through awe-inspiring murals As a historic Old West town, Tucson, AZ, is overflowing with stories. As a modern western city, new stories come to life every day. Combining this old with the new, you can find these narratives told through stunning murals throughout the city…

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Film In Tucson

Catch a glimpse of Tucson's rich film history The desert southwest has been a filming location for nearly as long as motion pictures have been in production. When the nascent film industry of New York first looked west—for better weather and wide-open spaces—they stopped first in Arizona on the way…

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Best Authentic Mexican Food in Tucson

Tucson, Arizona, is not just a desert gem renowned for its stunning landscapes and vibrant culture; it's also a culinary hotspot, especially celebrated for being the home to America’s Best Mexican Food. As the first city in the United States to be designated a UNESCO City of Gastronomy, Tucson…

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Mining in Bisbee and Southern Arizona

A Mother Lode of Earthly Treasures The wealth just under our feet has shaped the history of this area. One of the world's largest gem and mineral shows is held in Tucson every February, and a smaller version of the winter event is growing every year in September. Mining is a major portion of the…

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Gems and Minerals

Tucson is a year-round capital of gems, minerals, fossils & beads. Every February, with daytime highs in the perfect mid-60s to low-70s, the Old Pueblo becomes home to biggest gem and mineral show in the U.S.A. — the Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase — with dozens of gem shows throughout the…

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Where to Eat During the Tucson Gem Show 2024

Every January, the Tucson Gem Show transforms the city into a dazzling showcase of precious stones, minerals, and diverse cultural experiences. Renowned globally, this annual extravaganza draws gem-loving enthusiasts, collectors, and curious souls alike. But the Gem Show isn't just an event, it's a…

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Guide to the Best Tacos in Tucson, Arizona

Tucson's culinary landscape is celebrated for its vibrant and diverse food scene, and one dish that truly shines in the city's culinary tapestry is the humble yet delicious taco. With an array of flavors, influences, and styles, Tucson's taco offerings are a gastronomic adventure waiting to be…

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