We ❤️ pumpkins. Make some fall memories and pick out the perfect pumpkin at one of these Tucson-area farms. Plus, enjoy events and activities such as corn mazes, hay rides and petting zoos.
Jessica Gonzales has been creating murals since 2016 and became a full-time muralist in 2019. She's painted some of our favorite murals around the Tucson area, all bursting with color and detail.
If you are moving to Tucson, Arizona, new to Tucson, or have lived here for years, this story is for you. Learn about the weather, Santa Cruz River, our UNESCO City of Gastronomy designation, monsoon, and the ASU vs. UofA rivalry.
Hernan Castro, The Desert Alchemist, has foraged wild mushrooms to eat and to heal for nearly a decade. He takes groups into the Mount Lemmon wilderness to discover a diverse array. Read more
It's almost prickly pear harvesting season in Tucson. We talk to two experts for tips on harvesting the fruit, preparing it and cooking with it. Prickly pear margaritas, here we come. Read more
Check out 4th of July events around Tucson, Marana, Oro Valley and Sahuarita. Read more
If you think Tucson has the most spectacular sunsets in the world and always wondered why, we asked an expert for some illuminating insight. Read more
Mount Lemmon in the Coronado National Forest is a popular destination year-round, but especially during the summer season as temperatures rise in the Tucson area. Read more
Tucson is a mural town. But if you've ever wondered what certain murals mean or what the muralist was thinking when they created it, we're breaking down five new pieces by local artist Ignacio Garcia. Read more
Life Under the Oaks Lavender Farm in Oracle, will host open farm days starting in May when the lavender starts to bloom in Arizona. Other events include a retreat, fairy festival, workshops and special dinners. Read more
Use the This Is Tucson Tucson and Southern Arizona summer camp guide to search for in-person or virtual summer camps in by age, topic, location and cost. Read more
A traditional recipe, salsa macha or salsa de aceite, is gaining popularity at Tucson restaurants and food trucks. Here's where to get this spicy chile condiment. Read more
Little free plant stands, which give the opportunity for community members to take a free plant home, have been popping up in the Phoenix area. In recent weeks, six have been set up in Tucson. Read more
BANDALOOP, which has performed all around the world, transforms the sides of buildings, mountains and historical sites into stages for its graceful vertical dance performances. Read more
This saguaro crown is usually on display in the DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun museum's Gold Room. But through Feb. 27 it's being featured in the gallery's "Degrazia's Saguaro Harvest" exhibit. Read more
Things to do Feb. 17-21, 2021 in Tucson, Arizona including virtual events, drive-ins, drive-thrus, open-air events, at-home things to do and things to do with kids. Read more
Valentine's Day ideas for Tucson couples and friends during the pandemic in February 2021. Read more