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!

JULY 2017
• 4th of July in Bisbee - They take the 4th seriously. Book a room for the weekend, if you can. Old time Baseball, Roller Coaster races and more.
Tombstone 4th of July
4th of July Barbeque Buffet and more at Dove Mountain. Reservations Required
Marana 4th of July at the Crossroads.
Old Fashioned 4th of July at Tubac Presidio Park 10am - Noon. Come picnic.
Sierra Vista 50th annual Fourth of July Celebration.
 Invisible Theatre's Sizzling Summer Sounds, July 6-16, 2017

Yellow-headed Blackbird

If you find something very special that we should know about send us an email at: [email protected]

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• In Celebration of the 3rd Anniversary of the Streetcar, Rides are FREE all day. Jump on the Streetcar at Mercado San Agustin at 6pm.Take the Rhythm Ride to Main Gate Square where the celebration continues. Seats at 6pm are, of course, limited.

Tasting the Wines of Southern Spain at Maynard's, Friday at 6pm


• Become a Docent at the Arizona History Museum.
• The Mission Gardens needs Gardeners, Greeters and Go-Getters!

Arts & Entertainment

Check out our Performing Arts Page.

Friday Night Live at Main Gate Square. Reno del Mar

• A favorite of ours is the Arizona Folklore Preserve, every weekend a different show. 2pm Saturdays and Sundays. Closed July and August. Opens again Sept 2, 2017


The Tucson Museum of Art is closed from  July 10 for the Summer. It is scheduled to open again in October.

Colors to Dye For at the Tucson Desert Art Museum through December 3, 2017
• A New  type of Exhibit at AHS, History Lab. Come see what it is all about.
Mayor's Fine Art Gallery, through September 15
Modern Art from the Permanent Collection, Tucson Museum of Art, through July 23.


• Blacksmith demonstrations at the Presidio San Agustin del Tucson

• Tours of Hacienda de la Canoa. Saturdays at 12pm
• Docent led Tours of the Empire Ranch, 2nd and 4th Saturdays at 11am.

Nature & Hiking

• National Moth Week, Bugs and Backlights at Agua Caliente Park, Saturday at 7:30pm

Twilight Thursdays and Al Fresco Fridays, Tucson Botanical Garden is open 5 - 8pm
• 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 Family

The Annual Loft Kid's  Fest is here. July 22 - 30.

ASARCO Discovery Tour

There are plenty of Kid's Summer Camps.
How about the Mini Museum Summer Camps or TMA's Summer Arts Program

• A Night around the Campfire, Friday 6-8:30pm
Desert Players perform at Tohono Chul Park, Saturday at 10am
Tinker Workshops at the Mini Museum, Fridays at 1pm
Summer Safari Nights at Reid Park, Friday Nights, all Summer
Movies in the Park, Fridays at 7:30pm


Locomotive Saturdays at the Transportation Museum.
• Calvary Craft Saturdays at Ft. Lowell Museum
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.
My Time Inclusion Program at the Children's Museum, Saturday at 9am
How Things Fly every 3rd Saturday at the Pima Air & Space Museum.
Cool Summer Nights at the Desert Museum, Saturdays through Sept2.