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2017

92nd Annual La Fiesta de los Vaqueros® -- Tucson Rodeo & Parade

Arizona's celebration of the cowboys has been heralded as Southern Arizona’s oldest and most celebrated heritage event since its inception in 1925. This annual event is centered around the Tucson Rodeo, one of the top 25 rodeos on the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) calendar.

Horse Racing Returns to Historic Rillito Racetrack

For the 74th year, live Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred racing action returns to Rillito Park Racetrack, famous as the birthplace of modern-day Quarter Horse racing, every weekend, February 11-March 19, 2017.

For 3rd Year, Tucson Hosts 62nd Annual IFEA Convention, Expo & Retreat

Get ready to join festival-and-event industry professionals from around the world for the International Festival & Event Association (IFEA) 62nd Annual Convention, Expo & Retreat, presented by Haas & Wilkerson Insurance, September 14-16, 2017, at JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort, Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A.

MCR Development LLC Completes Renovation of Townplace Suites by Marriott

Development LLC (“MCR”), the seventh largest hotel owner-operator in the United States, has completed a renovation of the TownePlace Suites by Marriott Tucson Airport, a 91-room select-service hotel located minutes from numerous business and leisure demand generators in Tucson, Arizona.

Air Force Falcons Defeat South Alabama Jaguars in Second Annual NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

In a tough-fought game that delighted fans of both teams at various times, the Falcons of the United States Air Force Academy played a spectacular game after a rocky start to defeat the Jaguars of the University of South Alabama 45-21 in the second annual NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl, played December 30, 2016 at Arizona Stadium, University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz.  

2016

New El Tour Kickoff: Pima County Loop the Loop

The new Pima County-El Tour "Loop the Loop" is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, from 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., on the The Loop multi-use path. There will be a post-ride party after the event.
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