The Tucson Festival of Books is almost here - March 9-10, 2013! Mark your calendar for a spectacular event that brings together authors, publishers, and the reading public in a family-friendly community event at the University of Arizona. Local book blogger (and proud TFOB attendee for the past few years!) Jessica Howard wrote up these 10 super helpful tips for making the … [Read more...]
Tucson invites you to step into its museums, exhibitions, and amusement areas.
The International Wildlife Museum invites you to their 25th Anniversary Celebration. Stop in for arts & crafts, games & prizes, photo opportunities, and face painting. There will also be live reptile demonstrations between 1:30pm-3:30pm. Think you might get hungry in the midst of all the fun? Tucson food trucks will be in the parking lot with lunch, snack, and … [Read more...]
Buckelew Farm will host its 24th annual Pumpkin Festival and Corn Maze the last four weekends in October 2012. A $4 admission fee includes wagon rides, children's activities, arts & crafts vendors, a jumping castle, and a petting zoo. Plus, pick your own pumpkin and pay $.50/pound. You can also choose to purchase a wide variety of food items including hamburgers, … [Read more...]
Agua Linda Farm, one of the top 100 places to visit in the Tucson area (according to Tucson Lifestyle magazine, January 2009), celebrates the harvest every October with their annual Fall Festival! A $5 Admission fee includes unlimited hayrides, unlimited petting zoo visits, unlimited access to maze, unlimited haystack climbing, a bounce house, and a 30-minute outdoor … [Read more...]
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey is proud to present DRAGONS! "For the first time in circus history, myth and majesty will share the arena during this must-see family event!" Motorcycle marvels, amazing aerialists, and awe-inspiring animal acts will captivate your attention. LOCATION: Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church, Tucson DATE: Thursday, June 21, … [Read more...]
Reid Park Zoo's new elephant area - “Expedition Tanzania” - will open to the general public starting Wednesday, March 28th. There are five elephants in the family, including a baby and a teenager. LOCATION: Reid Park Zoo, 100 Randolph Way, Tucson DATE: Debuting Wednesday, March 28, 2012 TIME: Sept. – May, 9:00am – 4:00pm; June – Aug., 8:00am – 3:00pm COST: … [Read more...]