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!

Midway TwilightThe fair was not as crowded as we expected. Perhaps because this was the Easter holy day or because tomorrow was a work day.
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APRIL 2017

Been a bit warm this April. Perhaps the Pima County Fair at Sunset.

Annual Events in April

From our Annual Events page.
• Empire Ranch Spring Trail Ride, April 1, 2017
29th Annual Arizona Renaissance Festival, Feb 11-April 2, 2017
• Cyclovia Sunday, April 2, 2017
Country Thunder April 6-9, 2017
• The Annual Rose Tree Festival, April 7-8, 2017 - Tombstone
SAHBA Home & Patio Show, April 7-9, 2017
• UA Spring Fling April 7-9, 2017
• Tucson Botanical Gardens Ultimate Home Garden Day Trip,  April 8, 2017
• 6th Annual Paper Airplane Flyoff, April 8, 2017
• 8th Annual Copper City Vintage Baseball, April 8-9, 2017.
Fox Theatre's 87th Birthday 2017 The Sound of Music! April 9, 2017
• Arizona International Film Festival April 19-30, 2017
• Pima County Fair April 20 - 30, 2017
• 35rd Annual Tucson Mariachi Conference - April 26 -29, 2017
Marana Bluegrass Festival, Friday - Sunday, April 28-30, 2017
• 43nd Annual Rodders Days - April 29, 2017
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• We are going to the Wine Country! Time to Chill! Sunday, April 30 10am.


• Become a Docent at the Arizona History Museum.

Arts & Entertainment

Check out our Performing Arts Page.
AHS Museum Gift Shop Sale, Th - Sat. 11-4. Thursday is Members only.
• An adaption of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew, performed by Fluxx Theatre, April 27 - May 7.
• The Doo Wop Project at the Fox!, Friday at 7:30
• Main St. Square, Friday Night Live - The Coolers, 7:30 - 9pm
Art, the 20's and All that Jazz, Museum of Art League Luncheon, Saturday at 2pm

• A favorite of ours is the Arizona Folklore Preserve, every weekend a different show. 2pm Saturdays and Sundays
Sundays in the Garden, Spring Concert Series 1:30pm at Tohono Chul Park

• Opening a New  type of Exhibit at AHS, History Lab. Come see what it is all about. Friday at 5pm.

Ongoing Exhibits

• Wall of Faces at the AHS through July 4
• Frida Kahlo, Art, Garden, Life at Tucson Botanical Gardens, through May 31
• The Art and Science of Portrait Miniatures at the Mini Museum, through April 16
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.


Fairbank Townsite, Saturday 9-12

Wall of Faces through July 4th
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

Butterfly Magic at TBG through May 31.
• 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

Free Admission Day at the Children's Museum.
Dusty Locks and the 3 Bears presented by TSO, Saturday 2 and 3:30pm

Locomotive Saturdays at the Transportation Museum.
• 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.