Events

LOOKING FOR WORK? Here’s a list of who’s hiring in southern Arizona

Employers holding job fairs to fill open positions.

Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona needs volunteers

  Sahuarita emphasizes social distancing for 2020 fireworks show

Diocese of Tucson suspends public worship amid COVID-19 uprisings

  Hundreds gather peacefully in Tucson to pay tribute to George Floyd

  OPEN FOR BUSINESS: Tucson-area restaurants, businesses still open during coronavirus pandemic

When the world stops, Club Congress keeps the jams going

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Don’t miss the free tree festival March 7

Catch a glimpse of the Budweiser Clydesdales at Rillito Race Track

  Tombstone trainer reveals what it takes to make a rodeo bull

  WATCH: The 95th annual Tucson Rodeo Parade

  Nonprofit group remembers a victim of domestic violence

  Pima County Spelling Bee students get ready for the big competition

  AZ Weekend, Feb. 14

One of Tucson's oldest traditions is in the chute

Nogales residents invited to ADOT open house about SR 189, I-19 project

Work on Mariposa Road scheduled to last 18 months

  Brooke’s Bargains: Gem Show Savings

Brooke’s Bargains checked with the International Gem Society and show regulars and experts to find your best bets for saving at the show.

  AZ Weekend, Jan. 31

Some of year's biggest events kick off

  AZ Weekend, Jan. 24

  Dinosaurs take over Pima County Fairgrounds

Martin Luther King Jr. Day closures in southern Arizona

  AZ Weekend, Jan. 17

BLM hosts wild horse and burro adoption, sale January 24-26

  AZ Weekend, Jan. 10

  AZ Weekend, Dec. 27

Lots to do in the last weekend of the decade.

  Ballet Tucson brings a bit of magic to Tucson with Nutcracker Ballet

Community members can revel in the spirit of Christmas through the full production with a performance full of magic, gifts and exotic choreography, they too can be transported to a better world.

  Salvation Army toy drive still in need of toys

The Salvation Army says they're in need of donations for children zero to two.

  AZ Weekend, Dec. 6

Tamales, luminaria and song

Bearizona kicks off Wild Wonderland holiday attraction Dec. 6

Wild Wonderland is a family-friendly event where guests can stroll among 400,000 lights illuminating the pine trees.

Here’s what’s open on Thanksgiving and Black Friday

Planning on shopping after Thanksgiving? We've got a list of what will be open.

Seeing smoke? Slash pile burning to be conducted on Mount Lemmon, Upper Garden Canyon

Firefighters and fire engines will be present on and near roads, trails and recreation areas.

Lights of the World Tucson closed due to rain

The attraction plans to reopen on Friday, Nov. 22.

  AZ Weekend, Nov. 15

Caves, pets and treats

  Tucsonans support veterans across the Old Pueblo

On the east side Monday, students at Academy of Tucson Middle School flagged down drivers to stop by their bake sale.

  Elementary school sweethearts get engaged at former school

Siddle got on one knee, and Davis said yes to forever to her elementary school sweetheart.

  Many gather at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument to protest border wall construction

People held signs, banners, and some even wore costumes to protest border wall construction.

  AZ Weekend, Nov. 8

Ideas for a fun, fulfilling weekend

President Trump announces two Arizona Judicial Nominees

Judge Scott H. Rash and Judge John Hinderaker were both nominated to serve as Judge on the United States District Court for the District of Arizona.

Davis-Monthan airmen to conduct dynamic wing exercise at Fort Huachuca

The wing will refine lessons learned from its first exercise in the series, conducted in April 2019 to improve adaptability and effectiveness.

Everything you need to know about All Souls Procession

Event schedules, parking, road closures and transit options

  AZ Weekend, Nov. 1

Football, family and art

UArizona Homecoming to include celebration of Wilbur’s 60th birthday

105th homecoming events run through Nov. 2

Every state’s favorite spooky movie for kids

Find out each state's favorite spooky kids movie!

10 ways to make sure you have a fun and safe Halloween

Make sure you and your loved ones are safe while celebrating Halloween.

Buena High School placed on lockdown after police investigate reports of person on campus with weapon

Students are expected to be released from school at the end of classes and buses to run as usual.

  Brooke’s Bargains: Savings to take the scare out of Halloween

Halloween is almost here, so if you want to save - you need to do it fast!

  AZ Weekend, Oct. 25

Lions, lots of chili, and lights

  Club Colombia gets ready for Tucson Meet Yourself

Most of their proceeds go to various non-profits around the area and Columbia.

  Tucson Hope Fest cancelled, will come back in 2020

The organizers decided to put this year’s even on pause with ongoing construction on the property.

UPDATE: National Day of Remembrance

Tucson nonprofit will host an event to remember homicide victims.

  Just Between Friends back-to-school sale kicks off today

The sale will have gently-used items for those ranging from babies to teens.

Marana Texas Roadhouse to hold fundraiser for El Paso shooting victims

The fundraiser will be August 22 at the Texas Roadhouse in Marana.

Celebrate Tucson’s 244th birthday at the Presidio museum

The free event will celebrate Tucson’s 244th birthday in the context of the community’s long and rich history.

FICO cancels Sahuarita Pecan Festival, blames trade tariffs

This year’s event was originally scheduled for November.

  Elephant Nandi turns five, Reid Park Zoo to throw birthday bash

The Reid Park Zoo is hosting her birthday party Sunday, August 18 from 8:00 a.m. to noon.

  First responders, staff conduct active shooter drill on UA campus

Drill took place Wednesday near Old Main.

Community invited to attend a city-wide prayer gathering

The event will be Saturday, August 24 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at the Reid Park Band Shell.

  Sensory job fair helps those on autism-spectrum find work

The job fair organizer says he hopes to make the event an annual tradition.

Tucson Fire Fighter Charities holding contest to pick anthem singer

Winner will perform at the Chili Cook-Off in October.

Tohono Chul to host Wizards Unite party

People can enjoy mystical eats and sweets, supernatural shopping and magical menagerie.

  Tucson pop-up cat cafe opens its doors this weekend

She hopes that people not only come to spend time with these feline companions, but helps them find a forever home.

Renew Your Blue upcycling contest starts today

Residents have until September 13 to submit entries either by using the hashtag #RenewYourBlue

Discover peculiar plants at Tohono Chul’s Monsoon Madness plant sale

With a variety of shrubs, succulents, and cacti from the bizarre and edible to the showy and tricky, you are bound to bring home a peculiar plant.

  Vail K-8 students head back to the classrooms

Students were welcomed as they walked on a red carpet while staff members greeted them.

Tucson Fire giving out free car seats with car seat safety class

The car seats provided are for children ages 2 to 5 years old.

  Tucson dad puts on comedy show to raise money for daughter’s therapy

Casillas is hosting a comedy show at Borderlands Brewery tonight at 7 p.m. All proceeds go towards his daughter's therapy.

  90-year-olds strut their stuff in fashion show

The community puts on the fashion to keep residents happy and busy.

PCSD: Badges and Backpacks event for school kids

This is a back to school event that includes a health fair with hands on activities and will be held at the Tucson Convention Center,

Sierra Vista Ranger District hosts event for National Get Outdoors Day June 8

Entrance and activities are all free-of-charge. Forest personnel and partners will offer a variety of games to play and an assortment of National Get Outdoors Day prizes.

  Old Pueblo Poems help bring rhythm back downtown

Downtown Tucson has started a new poetry project

  Growing in the desert: Summer Tucson gardening tips

If you have a specific problem with a plant, master gardeners will help you diagnose the issue and decide what to do next.

Reid Park to host kids Ninja Warrior-style obstacle course

Participants must register ahead of time for the event.

  UA students work on ways to improve Tucson neighborhood

The professor leading the course said they plan to continue on these efforts next semester.

Crayola Experience coming to Chandler, AZ

Crayola Experience coming to Chandler Arizona on May 23

St. Mary’s staff donates clothes for patients in need

The outpouring of support and donations for Darla’s Duds comes as no surprise to hospital officials.

  Impaired driver enforcement to take effect during Cinco De Mayo weekend

The Tucson Police Department will conduct high visibility DUI deployments throughout the community as part of the Cinco De Mayo weekend.

Aspen Dental to provide free dental care to military vets

Beginning May 1, veterans can call to find a participating office near them and schedule an appointment.

Northwest Healthcare breaks ground on third hospital

The hospital is expected to open in third quarter of 2020.

Pima Community College to host Tucson Street Rod Association Car Show

This year's event is expected to see at least 200 exhibitors.

Ben’s Bells to host Celebration of Kindness event

A live and silent auction are among the event highlights and feature incredible local art, exclusive services and experiences.

Pima County Fair offering free admission with food donation

Free admission will be granted when a person donates three cans of food at the entrance.

UPDATE: OVPD arrest teen suspect in CDO lockdown

The suspect was identified as a former CDO student, who is under 18 years of age, according to OVPD and is not in police custody at this time.