Category: Downtown Events


Affectionately called by locals, “Tucson Eat Yourself” for the abundance of delicious, inexpensive homemade ethnic foods, Tucson Meet Yourself will hold another free Folklife Festival this weekend, October 14-16. There are demonstrations by folk artists, delicious food, Iron Chef competitions, a Lowrider car show, interactive dance workshops, and music from all over the world. This… Read more »

Tucson Shot Rock and Roll

A pop-up gallery exhibition featuring rock images by Tucson photographers, Tucson Shot Rock and Roll, has its opening reception this Saturday, October 8 at 245 E. Congress St, #171. View the work of over 30 photographers, covering rock from Punk to Pop, local to national. Photos of the best rock acts and musicians are being… Read more »

November 4 Gala at the Fox Tucson Theatre Will Feature Judy Collins in Concert

On November 4 the Fox Tucson Theatre will host a gala event called Chasing Rainbows that will re-celebrate the Fox’s opening night in 1930. There will be a live concert by Grammy Award-winning legend, Judy Collins; 1930s inspired cocktails and buffet; and a raffle for a 1930 Model A sedan. The event will start at… Read more »

Fun Playing the RTC

Dear Jamie, Thanks so much for having us at 2nd Saturdays Downtown last month. We had a very good time and really enjoyed seeing so many people out and about and enjoying downtown Tucson and all it has to offer. We got a lot of great feedback this time, and we even got a gig… Read more »

Michael Grimm Will Be at the Rialto on September 23, 2011

On Friday, September 23, 2011, Michael Grimm, the 2010 winner of America’s Got Talent, will appear at the Rialto Theatre. Doors open at 6pm, and the show starts at 7pm. Tickets are $25 in advance.

Odyssey Storytelling at Club Congress

Hear some wild tales at Guess what? Stories of the Unexpected on Thursday, September 1st from 7-9 p.m. at Club Congress. Storytelling can connect you with different people that you might not normally meet in life. The stories are from real life so they may be amazing, messy, enlightening, disturbing, and entertaining . . …. Read more »

University of Arizona Opens UA Downtown in Tucson

Open House introduces public to new center dedicated to research, outreach and teaching (Photo Credit: Poster Frost Mirto) The University of Arizona will celebrate the opening of UA Downtown in the historic Roy Place Building, located at the southeast corner of Stone Avenue and Pennington Street in Tucson. The Open House will be on Saturday,… Read more »

Trees Please! Pow-wow this Saturday

Trees Please! is hosting Desert Inferno Pueblo Tip-toe Pow-wow this Saturday, July 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Trees Please Free Community Garden. This cross-cultural awareness event combines native food and music, family, native performances, education, and storytelling. All ages can enjoy firethrowing, Orbital Evolution and 12-foot puppets. Admission is free but donations are appreciated,… Read more »

O2 Summer Tri-Camp Will Take Place August 1-5

Downtown’s 02 Modern Fitness will host O2 Summer Tri-Camp from August 1-5. This Summer Triathlon Camp for kids (ages 10 to 15) will feature swimming, stretching, yoga, spin, boot-camp, rides, runs, lectures and more!

Flor de Muertos Fiesta Weekend

The locally filmed and produced documentary Flor de Muertos, featuring Tucson’s All Souls Procession and the music of Calexico, is shown at the historic Rialto Theatre at 8 p.m. this Friday and Saturday, July 22 and 23, and at 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 23 and 24. There will be concerts following the evening… Read more »