Top Annual Events
Walk with us to remember and to celebrate at All Souls Procession in November.
Top Annual Events
Much-loved by locals, these long-running annual events are singular sensations -- a festive reflection of Tucson's multicultural heritage, food traditions, arts scene, and outdoors-loving personality.
Many events in Tucson and southern Arizona have been rescheduled, postponed or cancelled in response to coronavirus. Before making plans, please check your event's website or social media site for updates. Stay safe. We'll be back!
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
Rock-hounds started this world-class event with a single show in 1955.
Tucson Rodeo & Parade
Wranglers have been kicking it at Tucson Rodeo Grounds since 1925.
Legendary champions of golf strut their stuff in Tucson every February.
Tucson Festival of Books
There's literally something for everyone at this big event in March.
Fourth Avenue Street Fair
Take a walk on the funky side every March and December since 1971.
10 Tucson Film Festivals
A fistful of film festivals light up screens in Tucson every year. Review them here.
Tucson Folk Festival
For three decades, three days of Americana music staged in April.
Tucson Mariachi Conference
Lively concerts pay tribute to traditional Mexican rhythms in April.
Agave Heritage Festival
All things agave at seminars, exhibits and culinary events in April.
Summer Birding Festivals
August is awesome for family-friendly birding adventures.
Tucson Fall Gem Shows
A mini spin-off of Tucson's winter mega-event originally forged in 1955.
Pride in the Desert
Going strong since 1977, Tucson's LGBTQ festival was Arizona's first.
Even More Must-Sees
Mexican Baseball Fiesta
Team rivalries, Spanish announcements, and a party in the stands in October.
El Tour de Tucson
Arizona's oldest bicycle event, running circles around Tucson since 1983.
Tucson Meet Yourself
October block party beloved since 1974 for homemade food and local acts.
All Souls Procession
Walk to remember and to celebrate ancestors and loved ones in November.
A top-rated, scenic run and Boston Marathon warm-up in December.
NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl
Tucson's official football festival warms up New Year's Eve every December.
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