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!

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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 2018

Come on out! the weather is fine!
• Empire Ranch Spring Trail Ride, April 7, 2018
30th Annual Arizona Renaissance Festival, Sat & Sun, Feb 10- April 2, 2018
40th Annual Blessing of the Sonoita Vineyards, April 7, 2018
• Cyclovia Sunday, April 8, 2018
Country Thunder April 5-8, 2018
• The Annual Rose Tree Festival, April 6-8, 2018 - Tombstone
SAHBA Home & Patio Show, April 6-8, 2018
• UA Spring Fling April 13-15, 2018
• Tucson Botanical Gardens Ultimate Home Garden Day Trip,  April 8, 2018
• 7th Annual Paper Airplane Flyoff, April 7, 2018. Sign up early.
9th Annual Copper City Vintage Baseball, April 7-8, 2018.
Fox Theatre's 88th Birthday, Mary Poppins, April 8, 2018
• Arizona International Film Festival April 18-29, 2018
• Pima County Fair April 19 - 29, 2018
20th Annal HSSAZ Puttin on the Dog Fundraising Event, April 21
• 36th Annual Tucson Mariachi Conference - April 25 -28, 2018
Agave Heritage Festival - April 27 - May 6, 2018
Marana Bluegrass Festival, Friday - Sunday, April 13-15, 2018
• 44th Annual Rodders Days - April 28,  2018

If you find something very special that we should know about send us an email at: [email protected] or you may submit an event for consideration for publication here. Submit an event here.


Ms. Karen's Pics

Jewelry Arts in the Southwest, Saturday 10-4 at the Amerind.
30th Anniversary Celebration at the IMF, Saturday 10-2pm


Charity Benefits and Volunteering

•  Volunteer at PACC, Pima Animal Care Center. They desperately need your help. AND if you are a hiker you can get your exercise walking dogs!  Please help. It means a world of difference to the animals.
• Sonoran Desert WeedShackers, Saturday at 7am
Puttin on the Dog at Ventana Canyon for HSSA, Saturday at 5pm

• Need Volunteers for 2nd Saturdays Buffelgrass Pull 8-11am
• Become a Docent at the Arizona History Museum.
• The Mission Gardens needs Gardeners, Greeters and Go-Getters!
Reid Park Zoo has many volunteer positions available.
Volunteer at the New PACC Facility. Make a difference to a pet.


Arts & Entertainment

Check out our Performing Arts Page.
There are several great events competing for your leisure time this weekend.

Free Jazz Concert, Main Gate Square Friday at 7:30pm
Chili Cook-off at Kief-Joshua Vineyards, Sat-Sunday
Comedy for Charity at the Loft, Sunday 6pm
SkyGlow at the Loft, Sunday at 2pm

ONGOING
• The Arizona Folklore Preserve  makes for a pleasurable  Saturday or Sunday afternoon in Ramsey Canyon. Different shows every week.


Exhibits - NOW SHOWING

Arizona Blacksmith Exhibit at the Botanical Gardens through May.
Quilt for a Cause at the TBG. Through July.
• The West Observed, the Art of Howard Post - Through June 24
• Permanent Exhibit at the Tucson Desert Art Museum  - American Landscape Masterpieces


History & Education

Guided History Walks at Fairbank Townsite, Saturday at 9am on the San Pedro River
Turquoise Trail Walking Tour, Saturday, April 21, 10-12:30

ONGOING
• Tours of Hacienda de la Canoa. Saturdays at 12pm
• Docent led Tours of the Empire Ranch, 2nd and 4th Saturdays at 11am.
Free Guided Tours at the Arizona History Museum, 1st & 3rd Saturdays at 11:30am


Nature, Health & Hiking

Wondering about the Wild Things,  Friday at 6pm at Brandi Fenton Park.
• Hummingbird Banding, Saturdays at 4pm through June2 at the San Pedro House.
Star Gazing at Canoa Ranch, Friday at 6pm

ONGONG
• Soap Making and Candle Dipping, 2nd Saturdays at Ft. Lowell
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.
Butterfly Magic through May at TBG.
Origami in the Garden at Tucson Botanical Gardens through April 1, 2018


For Kids and Family

ASARCO Discovery Tour

Nuts about Nature Preschool Hour, Friday at 10:30
Children's Adventure Hour at the Presidio, Saturday at 10:30

ONGOING
• Art After Dark at the Children's Museum, 2nd Saturdays 5:30-8pm. FREE
Second SunDaze at TMA, 12pm - 5pm. FREE
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, 3rd Saturdays at 9am
How Things Fly every 3rd Saturday at the Pima Air & Space Museum.