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Dillinger Day at Hotel Congress

January 21, 2024 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


90th Anniversary of the Capture of John Dillinger!

Sunday, January 21st

10am-5pm, reenactments on 5th Ave at 11am, 1pm, 3pm

Located at Hotel Congress, 5th Ave, Train Depot

FREE, and all welcome!

Celebrate with the 90th anniversary of the Tucson Police Departments capture of John Dillinger with - Sunday’s Free Dillinger Days event, a family-friendly extravaganza that includes three Dillinger’s capture reenactments, a vintage car show, historic lectures, historical walking tours of downtown, and live music. There will also be fully restored Tucson Fire Department trucks that actually fought the 1934 fire.

ROAD CLOSURES: 5th Ave closed between Depot Garage and Toole Ave on Sunday.


10-10:45am: Desert Melodies (Plaza)

11am: Dillinger Reenactment (5th Ave)

11:30am-12:30pm: Desert Melodies (Plaza)

12:45pm: Dillinger Reenactment (5th Ave)

1:15pm: Lecture: “History of Hotel Congress” (Plaza)

1:30pm: Dillinger Historic Walking Tour

2-2:45pm: Prison Band (Plaza)

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