Pack your backpacks! Fill up your water bottles! It’s almost time for Tucson kids and teens to hit the books and head back to school.
We have everything you need and want to know about back-to-school events, deals, freebies, and important dates for the 2018-2019 school year.
First Day of School in Tucson
- Altar Valley Elementary School District – Thursday, August 2, 2018
- Amphitheater Public Schools – Thursday, August 9, 2018
- Calvary Chapel Christian School – unknown
- Catalina Foothills School District – Thursday, August 9, 2018
- Continental Elementary School District – Monday, August 6, 2018
- Desert Christian Schools – Preschool (Tues, Aug 7), K8 (Wed, Aug 8), High School (Mon, Aug 13)
- Flowing Wells Unified School District – Thursday, August 9, 2018
- Marana Unified School District – Monday, August 6, 2018
- Pusch Ridge Christian Academy – Friday, August 3, 2018
- Quest for Education and Arts – unknown
- Sahuarita Unified School District – Monday, August 6, 2018
- Salpointe Catholic High School – Wednesday, August 8, 2018
- Sunnyside Unified School District – Thursday, August 2, 2018
- Tanque Verde Unified School District – Thursday, August 3, 2018
- Tucson Unified School District – Thursday, August 2, 2018
- Tucson Waldorf School – unknown
- Vail School District – First Day for K8 is July 16, 2018; First Day for High School is July 20, 2018
- Veritas Academy of Tucson – Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Back-To-School Deals in Tucson
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Back-To-School Events in Tucson
Looking for back-to-school parties, bashes, backpack giveaways, pancake breakfasts, wellness fairs, or kindergarten readiness activities? Browse below for a huge list of events in chronological order.
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The Back to School Wellness Fair will take place from 9:00am-1:00pm. FREE BACKPACKS AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR THE FIRST 500 K-8 CHILDREN Immunizations for school age children Vision screenings Dental screenings; fluoride varnish treatments Sports physicals Resource fairFind out more »
School Readiness Night, with 8 rooms of skills and tools, will get your 3- to 5-year-olds classroom ready for preschool or kindergarten. Admission is $3 per person, free for members. • Handling feelings and emotions • Sorting, cutting, lacing • Practice your ABCs and build an early literacy foundation • Patience, kindness, and sharing skills • Bathroom Pass relay race • Sitting in circle and listening • Getting Ready relay raceFind out more »
The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is holding its fourth annual Badges and Backpacks event on July 28 from 8am-noon. The event provides students in Pima County with a one-stop shop focused on equipping youth with a safe and healthy school year. This year’s event has been elevated to include a health fair and extracurricular family and youth activities. It will encompass all three exhibit halls (A-C) at the Tucson Convention Center! BACKPACKS! HEALTH FAIR! COOKING AND EXERCISE DEMOS! FAMILY FUN!…Find out more »
The 6th Annual Kids Back to School Safety & Health Fair will take place Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 9am – 11 am (while supplies last) at Park Place-Center Court. This event benefits all Southern Arizona kids (K-12 ). Kids and parents are encouraged to attend. Visit and chat with police officers from local law enforcement agencies. Visit with specialized units such as: Internet Crimes Against Children, TPD’s Safe Teen Accident Reduction Training (S.T.A.R.T.), SWAT, K9, Bicycle, Bomb, SRO, Bully Patrol, Recruiting,…Find out more »
Arizona Bilingual Newspaper Presents the Kid'z Expo & Back to School Event, Saturday, July 28th from 10am-2pm at the El Pueblo Center, located at 101 W Irvington Rd. This is a 100% Free Event. Music Games Raffles Entertainment Free backpacks to first 1,000 kids (while supplies last) Prizes: school supplies, bikes, tablets, laptopsFind out more »
We will be updating this post with events as we receive new information. If you know about other 2018 Back-To-School Events around Tucson, contact us!