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!
Tucson Rodeo

FEBRUARY 2018

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 11, 2018
Cochise County Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering, Feb 2-4, 2018
Savor Food and Wine Festival, Feb 3, 2018
Annual Fort Lowell Day Celebration, Feb 10, 2018
• Spring Artisans Market, - Feb 16-18, 2018
Cruise, BBQ & Blues, Feb 17, 2018
• Rillito Park Horse Races -Feb 11 - March 18, 2018
Tubac Festival of the Arts, Feb 8-12, 2018
• Statehood Day at El Presidio del Tucson, Feb 14, 2018
• Cruise, BBQ & Blues Classic Car Show, Feb 17, 2018
Annual Arizona Renaissance Festival, Saturdays and Sundays, Feb 10- April 1, 2018
Tombstone Vigilante Days, Feb 17-19, 2018
See our videos that we took one year at Vigilante Days.
Tom McLaury Speaks out before the Gunfight at the O.K.Corral
Tombstone, Tourism or History?
       An Interview with Virgil Earp
La Fiesta de Los Vaqueros Feb 17 - 25, 2018
Tucson Rodeo Parade Feb 22 - 9am 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.


Sign up EARLY

• While all events for the kids at Reid Park Zoo are in demand, this one will sell out for Adults. It's 2018 Wine Gone Wild event. Friday, April 6, 2018. Sign up early and save.


Ms. Karen's Pics

4th Friday Farmer's Market at the TBG. 5-8pm
It's the Rodeo Parade!  Thursday. School's out!


Charity Benefits and Volunteering

World Spay Day, sign up before Feb 27 and receive free spay.

•  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! They are also in need of sheets, blankets and towels for the winter. Please help. It means a world of difference to the animals.

• 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.

John McCuen and the Circle Band, Saturday at 7:30pm
Tombstone at Twilight, Saturday at 5pm
The How and the Why, Fridays and Saturdays 7:30, Sundays at 2pm

ONGOING
• The Arizona Folklore Preserve is currently offering Free Admission to First time comers! If you have not been, it make for a pleasurable  Saturday or Sunday afternoon in Ramsey Canyon.


Exhibits - NOW SHOWING

• Vintage Basketry and Weaving Trunk Show at the Amerind. Saturday 10am-4pm
ONGOING
Desert Corridors Art Exhibit, Tohono Chul Park, through February 7, 2018
• Photo Flashback 1987 at the Arizona History Museum, November 2 - February 28, 2018
• A New  type of Exhibit at AHS, History Lab. Come see what it is all about.
Manabu Saito In Porter Hall Gallery, Tucson Botanical Gardens, October 9 - April 1, 2018
Origami in the Garden2 at Tucson Botanical Gardens, October 9 - April 1, 2018
• Permanent Exhibit at the Tucson Desert Art Museum  - American Landscape Masterpieces


History & Education

Guided History Walk to the Clanton Ranch, Saturday 10am
Presidio District Walking Tour, Saturday at 10:30
Blacksmithing at the Presidio, Saturday 10:30 - 1:30

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 & Hiking

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

UnderWater Explorers, Friday's 3:30-5pm until March 15. Ages 8-15
Babar the Elephant. Introduce your child to the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, Saturday at 2 and 3:30

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.