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Downtown Tucson Turns Red, White and Blue




Downtown Tucson Partnership
100 N Stone, Suite 101
Tucson, AZ 85701

For Immediate Release

For More Information:
Kathleen Eriksen, Chief Executive Officer
Downtown Tucson Partnership, 520.268.9035,
Margo Susco, Downtown Business Owner - Hydra

Tucson, AZ, June 12, 2017 – Downtown Tucson will be all decked out in red, white and blue this Flag Day! American flags and bunting will adorn light poles and building facades in a celebration of community pride and American spirit.
The organization Flags for the Flag-less has donated 100 flags and bunting to commemorate this special occasion. The Downtown Tucson Partnership has donated the hardware and are installing the flags. This is a collaborative effort with the Downtown Merchants leading the charge.

Margo Susco, Owner of Hydra, encourages the community to come Downtown to join in the Flag Day celebration. “Please join us as we celebrate American patriotism Downtown through a series of events that will last through Labor Day.”

• June 14 (5:30 pm – 7:00 pm): Flag Day Celebration w/ Live Music - Johnny Gibson Court
• July 4: Fireworks Shot from A-Mountain / Classic Cartoons and Free Movies for Kids at the Fox Theatre
• July 8: Second Saturdays
• July 27: Korean War Veterans Day
• August 21: Tucson’s Birthday Celebration

Kicking the patriotic Summer off will be a Flag Day Celebration at Johnny Gibsons Courtyard, behind Johnny Gibsons on Wednesday, June 14th. Come down between 5:30 pm and 7:00 pm to enjoy live music, special guest appearances and more!
Charley Foley, Co-Founder of Flags for the Flagless is especially excited about the collective display of American pride. “We truly live in the greatest country and the American flag belongs to everyone,” stated Foley.

Many businesses will be open in observation of Flag Day and the 4th of July. For more information on Downtown events go Come Downtown to celebrate the patriotic festivities!

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