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Funtasticks Tucson Adds Cactus Springs Water Attraction

Funtasticks Family Fun Park in Tucson, Arizona,  owned and operated by ProParks Management of Orlando, Florida, has added the Cactus Springs interactive water-play attraction to the property set to make its first “splash” late June 2018.

2019 Tucson Desert Song Festival: Latin

Ana María Martínez, Bobby McFerrin and Kristin Chenoweth headline a stellar Tucson Desert Song Festival 2019 Latin Celebration! See below for full schedule, or visit

History Stays Cool All Summer in Tubac

History lives on all summer long in Tubac and the Presidio Park is open daily 9-5. A visit starts with the iconic video which condenses 2000 years of Tubac history into 7 minutes, narrated by the late Will Rogers, Jr. a Tubac resident and champion of its history for decades.

Hot Time in the City at 2nd Saturdays Downtown, June 9

2nd Saturdays Downtown sizzles with fun, food, music and fun, 5-10 p.m., on June 9 downtown.  Congress Street is jumping with people and things to do for everyone.  Look for street performers to entertain you from Toole Ave. to Church Ave. Don't miss the fun! 

Cool Summer Rates Make a Splash at Tucson's JW Marriott Resort

Back by popular demand, plan on sipping signature margaritas this summer by booking the Margarita Package at JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa. Known for an extensive collection of tequilas and complimentary tequila toast every evening on the Salud Patio, this summer package is worth savoring.

The Screening Room cinema to re-open under new management in April

The Arizona Media Arts Center is pleased to announce new management for The Screening Room, located at 127 East Congress in downtown Tucson. The new management, Outsider Cinema LLC, is a local film company that works in the production, exhibition and distribution of independent film. The Screening Room will host the 27th edition of the Arizona International Film Festival, listed as #8 in the “15 Best Festival in Arizona”, April 18 through April 29, 2018.

Presidio District Hosts New City of Gastronomy Tour

T.the Presidio District in Downtown Tucson is hosting a new food tour to celebrate Tucson’s City of Gastronomy designation. “The Presidio District Experience: A Progressive Food Heritage and History Tour” focuses on the very reasons that Tucson was designated a UNESCO City of Gastronomy.

El Guero Canelo's Sonoran Hot Dog Wins James Beard 2018 America's Classics Award

(January 18, 2018) Here in Tucson, Ariz. we couldn't be prouder of our hometown El Guero Canelo, owned by Daniel Contreras, for winning one of five 2018 America's Classic James Beard Awards, to be given out in Chicago on Monday, May 7, 2018. Sonoran hot dogs are a true cross-border creation, especially in the case of El Guero Canelo, which opened in 1993 as a food cart (the original cart can be seen at their Oracle location, one of three in Tucson).