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.
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.
No matter what, bring your appetite and sense of adventure and go the distance in Tucson's 23 miles of Mexican food! The Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance partners with title sponsor Visit Tucson and the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa at JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa Father's Day Weekend, June 17, 2017.
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 Saturday, December 30, 2017. This collegiate football game will be played at Arizona Stadium, on the University of Arizona campus, in Tucson, Arizona.
CODY, WYOMING – May 17, 2017 – The Dude Ranchers’ Association (DRA) has added Rancho De La Osa in Sasabe, Arizona to its impressive list of member ranches. The ranch went through a rigorous inspection and approval process and were found to meet the highest standards in the dude ranch industry.
For the third consecutive year, Canyon Café at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort has been named as one of “The 100 Best Brunch Restaurants” in America by OpenTable. Its Blues, Brews & BBQ Sunday Brunch is a weekend institution, offering live blues and live action cooking stations. Canyon Café represents Tucson as the only restaurant in Arizona to receive this recognition.
To celebrate the premiere of the film, directed by Dustin Rikert and starring John Schneider, Kix Brooks, Leo Howard and Justin Deeley, Visit Tucson is proud to present a red-carpet event at historic location Old Tucson on May 13, 2017. Complete with an acoustic performance by Kix Brooks – of superstar duo Brooks and Dunn and a star of the film – this event is a can’t miss for both country music and film fans.