Top Annual Events
El Tour de Tucson, on Saturday before Thanksgiving, is a bucket list ride for many cyclists.
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
World-class event started with a single club show in 1955.
Tucson Rodeo & Parade
Wranglers kicking it at Tucson Rodeo Grounds since 1925.
Champions uphold Tucson’s PGA Tour legacy dating to 1945.
Tucson Festival of Books
Literally, something for everyone at regional event in March.
Fourth Avenue Street Fair
A walk on the funky side in March and December since 1970.
10 Tucson Film Festivals
Handpicked crowd-pleasers star in annual stream of events.
Tucson Folk Festival
Three days of Americana music, downtown since 1986.
Tucson Mariachi Conference
Festival of traditional Mexican rhythms and dance since 1982.
Agave Heritage Festival
All things agave at workshops, fiestas and dinners in April.
Summer Birding Festivals
August is awesome for family-friendly birding adventures.
Tucson Fall Gem Shows
See you in September at encore for mega winter show.
Pride in the Desert
Going strong since 1977, Tucson's LGBTQ fest is Arizona's first.
Even More Must-Sees
Mexican Baseball Fiesta
Team rivalries, Spanish announcements, and dancing in the stands every October.
Tucson Meet Yourself
Sharing borderland culture at October block party since 1974.
El Tour de Tucson
Thanksgiving tradition since 1983 boasts serious century ride.
All Souls Procession
Uniquely Tucson public ceremony, ever evolving since 1990.
Run since 1995, scenic race is Boston Marathon qualifier.
NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl
Tucson's official football festival kicks off New Year's.
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