See our full Calendar of Events here. FIND an EVENT by event type or location.
If you can't find it here, look at our new list of websites that have Special Events here.
Check out our Performing Arts page, listing venues and websites. Season Tickets for many venues are now on sale.
Visiting Southern Arizona and looking for what will be happening while you are here?
Our Annual Events Page will help you plan your year!

Girl in Parade

FEBRUARY 2017

This month is dominated by the Gem Show and the Fiesta de Los Vaqueros. The Rodeo Parade is always the Thursday after the Rodeo begins. It is Tucson tradition that the kids get out of school for this event.  The weather is improving.

Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show, Jan 28 - Feb 12, 2017
Cochise County Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering, Feb 1-5, 2017
Savor Food and Wine Festival, Feb 4, 2017
36th Annual Fort Lowell Day Celebration, Feb 11, 2017
29th Annual Arizona Renaissance Festival, Feb 11-April 2, 2017
• Rillito Park Horse Races -Feb 11 - March 19, 2017
Tubac Festival of the Arts, Feb 8-12, 2017
• Statehood Day at El Presidio del Tucson, Feb 14, 2017
Annual Ft. Lowell Day Celebration, Feb 11, 2017
Tombstone Vigilante Days, Feb 10-12, 2017
Classic Car Show, Feb 18, 2017
La Fiesta de Los Vaqueros Feb 18 - 26, 2017
Tucson Rodeo Parade Feb 23 - 9am 2017
• Oro Valley Spring Festival of the Arts, Feb 25-26, 2017
Yuma Lettuce Days Cancelled for 2017
If you find something very special that we should know about send us an email at: info@southernarizonaguide.com.

Ms. Karen's Pics

Our Sonoita / Elgin Winetasting Tour of Course! Sunday at 10am Join us!
• Joni Harms at the AFP, Saturday and Sunday 2pm.
• Arizona Opera presents Riders of the Purple Sage, Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2pm

Arts & Entertainment

Season Tickets for many venues are still available. Check out our Performing Arts Page.

The Texas Tenors at the Fox! Friday at 7:30pm
Motown the Musical at Centennial Hall. February 21-26
What Every Girl Should Know, through February 26
• The Invisible Theatre presents A Conversation with Edith Head, February 23-25.

ONGOING

• A favorite of ours is the Arizona Folklore Preserve, every weekend a different show. 2pm Saturdays and Sundays
• Frida Kahlo, Art, Garden, Life at Tucson Botanical Gardens.
• Chasing Villa at the Arizona History Museum, Ongoing. Closed Sundays.
Photographic Memory, an Ansel Adams exhibit at the Tubac Center of the Arts.


Exhibits

Art Quilts at the JCC through March 7.
Shaped by Hand at Tohono Chul Park through March 12.
Modern Art from the Permanent Collection, Tucson Museum of Art, through July 23.
The Dazzled Eye at the Desert Art Museum, through May 28
3 Photo Exhibits of Japanese Internment at the Desert Art Museum, through April 30.


History

ONGOING
Transportation Museum's Lecture Series, Sundays at 3pm.
• Tours of Hacienda de la Canoa. Saturdays at 12pm
• Docent led Tours of the Empire Ranch, 2nd and 4th Saturdays at 11am.


Nature & Hiking

A Night Under the Stars at Tucson Mountain Park,  Saturday at 6:30pm.
Birding at Sweetwater Wetlands, Saturday at 3pm
10,000 points of Life, Sunday at 1pm, Agua Caliente Park

ONGONG
Sunday Hikes in Catalina State Park, Sundays at 8am.
• Guided Bird Hikes, Catalina State Park, Sundays at 8 am.
Tour the Mission Garden, Saturdays, 10am-2pm in Winter, 8am-12pm in Summer.
• Environmental Operation Park in Sierra Vista invites you to an EOP Bird Walk every Sunday, 8am winter, 7am in the summer.
• River Walks along the San Pedro, Saturdays at 9am Winter, 8am Summer.


For Kids and Families

ASARCO Discovery Tour

• TSO Wind Quintet presents The Tortoise and the Hare, Saturday at 10am and 11:15am. FREE.
Legos Robotic Experience, Saturday at 1pm

ONGOING
• Boots and Saddle Club at Ft. Lowell, A different Craft program every Sunday. Closed New Year's Day.
S.T.E.A.M. Sundays at the Children's Museum. $3 Admission. Closed New Year's Day.
• Family Brain Boost at the Children's Museum. Science projects for the Family. Saturdays, 1-5pm
Culture Craft Saturdays at Arizona State Museum. 10:30am - 2pm
•  Kids Create at the Museum of Miniatures, 2nd Saturdays, 1-4pm
• The Toy Train Museum is open most 2nd and 4th Sundays 12:30 - 4:30pm
• Patagonia Lake State Park Boat Tours.