The seventh annual Vamos a Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiesta presented by Vantage West, Cox, and Visit Tucson will be played on October 5 – 8, 2017 at Kino Stadium in Tucson. This year’s event will include the Naranjeros de Hermosillo, Yaquis de Obregon, Aguilas de Mexicali, and the Cañeros de Los Mochis, all of the Mexican Pacific League (Liga Mexicana Del Pacifico), as well as top prospects from one Major League Baseball (MLB) organization to be determined. Hermosillo and Obregon have participated in all seven years.
On December 11, 2015, Tucson, Arizona became one of 116 Member Cities of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO) Creative Cities program - established in 2004 to promote cooperation between cities for "sustainable urban development" - and the only one in the United States selected for Gastronomy.
Casino Del Sol, The Sol of Tucson, will host the “To Bead True Blue” bead show and the all-new “Colors of the Stone” gem show for the first time in the show’s 15-year run.
The NOVA® Home Loans Arizona Bowl announced that is has moved the date for the 2017 bowl game to Friday, December 29, 2017. The game will kickoff at 3:30 p.m. MST at Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Arizona.
Tucson ranks second among small cities and highly for product, programming and promotion in the "Best American Small Cities" report released June 15, 2017 by Resonance Consultancy.
Downtown Tucson will be all decked out in red, white and blue this Flag Day, Wednesday, June 14! American flags and bunting will adorn light poles and building facades in a celebration of community pride and American spirit.
Calling all active duty military! To thank you for your service, several museums in Tucson & Southern Arizona are offering free admission to active duty, National Guard, and reserve military personnel and their families as part of the Blue Star Museums Appreciation Initiative, from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
On July 8, 2nd Saturdays sizzles from 4 p.m.-10 p.m. The July 4th activities keep going as Congress Street jumps with people, music, food and activities. Look for street performers to entertain you, from Toole Ave. to Church Ave. Don't miss the fun!
Visit Tucson, in collaboration with the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance, presents the 2nd Annual Tucson 23 - Mexican Food Festival, celebrating 'The Best 23 Miles of Mexican Food in America' on Saturday, June 17, 2017.
CBS Sports Network will air the 2017 NOVA® Home Loans Arizona Bowl on Friday, December 29, 2017. This collegiate football game will be played at Arizona Stadium, on the University of Arizona campus, in Tucson, Arizona.