October 8, 2021 - October 10, 2021
Tucson Meet Yourself - Reconnect
Time: Times vary, please check website
The 48th Annual Tucson Meet Yourself (TMY) Folklife Festival will return to its traditional downtown location this year. Upholding the spirit of festivals past, all programs highlight the uniqueness of the TMY experience and long-lasting relationships with community tradition holders.The 2021 "Reconnect" version will be smaller to allow for a better flow of people and a gradual build-up post-pandemic.
Organized by the Southwest Folklife Alliance, this year's Tucson Meet Yourself includes a pilot launch of a new Arizona Ethnic & Traditional Dance Festival, covid community memorial space and oral history tent, and authentic home-cooked food from more than 30 different cultural communities.
Other special events of the weekend include:
Mariachi flash mob & filming of the Little Ugly Monkeys documentary finale.
The Craftsmanship of Lowrider Cars presented by The Dukes Car Club.
Corrido Contest - back by popular demand!