Explore dawn to dusk offerings from Tucson's neighbor to the north.
A Town on the Move
In the shadow of Pusch Ridge, the western end of the Santa Catalina Mountains, with the Tortolita mountains in the distance to the north and views of the Tucson skyline to the south, Oro Valley has a character and culture of its own, with all the conveniences of the bigger city nearby.
Less than half an hour from downtown Tucson up Oracle Road (State Route 77), Oro Valley was incorporated in 1974 and has a population just under 40,000. Its "Valley of Gold" name harkens back to a time when the area drew prospectors eager to find their fortune.
Though the rumors that the area was rich with gold proved false, Oro Valley is rich in natural beauty, outdoor adventure, and a small-town, family-friendly culture that's landed it on several "best place to live" lists in recent years.
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El Conquistador Tucson, A Hilton Resort
Epazote at El Conquistador, A Hilton Resort
Oro Valley Aquatic Center
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Featured Upcoming Events
Enjoy an evening of music under the stars with Mike Moutoux, a cowboy... Read More
Oro Valley 2nd Thursdays Concert Series: The Bouncing Czechs October 11, 2018
Celebrate the German Octoberfest with Tucson's Polka Band, the "... Read More
A free outdoor concert presented in the Century Theatres Courtyard (... Read More
Holiday Festival of the Arts & Oro Valley Tree Lighting December 1, 2018 - December 2, 2018
The two-day festival is one of Southern Arizonas largest community... Read More
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