📚📚Book Festival 📚📚

Tucson Festival of Books

This is a free event for family and friends. Two days of author talks and signings, exhibitors, special visitors, fantastic local performers, parades, shopping and more. 

Where: Tucson Festival of Books, University of Arizona mall

When: Saturday, March 10-11, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Cost: Event is free

For more information click here.


Storybook Parade at Tucson Festival of Books

Join your favorite storybook characters in the Storybook Parade. Dress up as a storybook character or bring your favorite book. 

Where: UA BookStores, 1209 E. University Blvd.

When: Saturday, March 10 at 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend.

For more information click here.

🎉For Everyone🎉


Iconic New Mexico-based hamburger chain Blake's Lotaburger is now open and serving breakfast all day at its newest Tucson location on Craycroft Road. The new location marks the third Blake’s Lotaburger in Tucson, bringing the chain’s award-winning breakfast burritos, green chile cheeseburgers and milkshakes to people throughout the region.

Hours: Monday-Saturday, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. — with breakfast all day!

More info here.

The Loop Completion Celebration at Brandi Fenton park

This is a free, family-friendly event celebrating The Loop and its history connecting communities around Tucson. There will also be a St. Patrick's Day-themed pet costume contest. If you don't have a pet, you can adopt one onsite from Pima Animal Care Center. 

Where: Brandi Fenton Memorial Park, 3482 E. River Rd.

When: Saturday, March 17, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: Free

Tucson Storytellers

Love and Heartbreak is a SOLD OUT event, BUT tickets for the next Tucson Storytellers: Food & Family are available now for purchase.

Where: Mercado San Agustin, 100 S. Avenida del Convento, #200

When: Tuesday, June 12, event check-in starts at 6 p.m. Stories begin at 6:30 p.m.

Cost: $5-10 per ticket.

For more information click here.


Historic Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair

See 300 artists from around the world, 40 decadent food vendors, and 20 local musicians. There will be a free shuttle service provided from the Pennington Street Garage and the Tyndal Avenue Garage by VIP Taxi.

Please, no pets.

Where: Historic Fourth Avenue, 434 E. 9th St.

When: March 2-4 at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend 

Macrame plant hangers workshop

Learn some basic knots and techniques and leave with your own macrame plant hanger. 

Where: Creative Tribe, 236 S. Scott Ave.

When: Wednesday, March 14, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $55

For more information click here.


Robots vs. Dinosaurs: Wild Wild West Con

This Steampunk festival includes concerts, street performers, special events, panels, workshops, rides and games. 

Where: Old Tucson, 201 S. Kinney Rd.

When: Friday-Saturday, March 2-3, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; March 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: $5-$200. Ticket breakdown here.

For more information click here


Empty Bowls

Buy a handmade bowl to support Interfaith Community Services Food Banks. Then fill up on soup, bread and desserts offered by local restaurants. While you're eating and exploring you can listen to live music and mingle.  

Where: Tucson Chinese Cultural Center, 1288 W. River Rd.

When: Saturday, March 3, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Cost: Tickets are $25 and include one handcrafted bowl, unlimited soup samples and two dessert tickets.

For more information click here.


Steampunk Jewelry for Teens

Make some 19th century and futuristic jewelry. Teens will use pliers, wire, glue guns, and other tools to make their own unique steampunk-themed art and jewelry. Snacks provided. For teens ages 12-18.

Where: Himmel Park Library, 1035 N. Treat Ave.

When: Thursday, March 8, 6-7:30 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend, ages 12-18

For more information click here.


Marana Founders' Day 

Celebrate by visiting the parade and festivities. 

When: Saturday, March 10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend

For more information click here.

The Wonder Women Project

This is a bi-weekly self-defense class exclusively for girls 8 and up. 

Where: Tucson's Rising Phoenix Fitness and Defense, 1548 S. Euclid, suite B

When: Saturday, March 10, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Cost: $10 per girl and $15 for girl and mom (or grandma, aunt, mentor, etc) 

For more information click here.


Free WOD crossfit workout

Get ready to experience a 400M run, 50 air squats, 40 situps, 30 burpees, 20 push ups and 10 box jump overs.

Where: Kino Sports Complex, 2500 E. Ajo Way

When: Saturday, March 17, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: Free

For more information click here.

Underwater Explorers at the Library

Take the kiddos to the library to learn about water and the animals that call it home. 

Where: Woods Memorial Library, 3455 N. 1st Ave.

When: March 2-16, every Friday from 3:30-5 p.m.

Cost: Free

More information click here.

🤸‍♀️March Yoga Events 🤸‍♀️

Yoga for All Body Types

Head over to the library and try out some free yoga.

Where: Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E Tanque Verde Rd.

When: Saturdays, March 10, 17, 24, 10-11:30 a.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend

For more information click here.

15th Anniversary at Tucson Yoga Studio

Join and celebrate with free classes, raffle prizes and food.

Where: Tucson Yoga Studio, 150 S. 4th Ave.

When: Saturday, March 24, 1-5 p.m.

Cost: Free 

For more information click here.


Beginner yoga series

This class is a four-part beginner series. You get to learn the breakdown of poses, and alignment cues. 

Where: Studio 520, 1240 N. Stone Ave.

When: Saturdays, March 10, 17, 24, 31 at 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Cost: $30/4 classes, register online to save your spot today at Studio 520 

For more information click here.

Get Grounded with Yoga

This is a 2-hour workshop. During this workshop, you will learn about connection between body, mind, emotion and spirit through asana, journaling and discussion. 

Where: Grounded Wellness, 3230 North Dodge Blvd.

When: Sunday, March 25, 1-3 p.m.

Cost: $25-33

For more information click here.


Free Speedway Yoga at Summit Hut

Participate in a beginner Hatha style class. All are welcome to join.

Where: Summit Hut, 5251 E. Speedway Blvd

When: Friday, March 30, 9-10 a.m.

Cost: Free

For more information click here.

Prenatal Yoga Series

Each session of the series will have a theme. Themes include: back pain prevention and relief, pelvic floor and hip stability, shoulder tension tamers and yoga for birthing.

Where: Tucson Yoga Studio, 150 S. 4th Ave.

When: Saturdays, March 10, 17, 24, 31, 9:15-10:30 a.m.

Cost: $40/4-week series or $12/drop-in

For more information click here.

🐰Easter Events🐰


Egg Painting Party

Take your kiddos egg painting at the Tucson Mall. 

Where: Color Me Mine, 4500 N. Oracle Rd., Suite 166

When: Saturday, March 24 at 9-10 a.m.

Cost: Starting at $21

For more information click here.

Living Hope Easter Festival

This Christ-focused Easter festival has free food, games, crafts, face-painting, jumping castle, and more.

Where: Nottinghill Apartments, 2660 N. Alvernon Way

When: Saturday, March 24, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cost: Free

For more information click here.

Easter Monkey at My Gym

Free Easter-egg hunt a visit from the Easter Monkey.

If you have more than one child, please register for the time based on the older child’s age.

Where: My Gym Children's Fitness Center of Tucson, 7942 N Oracle Rd.

When: Friday, March 30, Baby Bunnies (0 - 3 Years): 4:30 - 5:15 p.m., Big Bunnies (4 - 12 Years): 5:30 - 6:15pm

If you have more than one child, please register for the time based on the older child’s age.

Cost: Free, but would appreciate a donation to the MGCA Foundation.

For more information click here.


19th Annual EGGstravaganza

Go to a free community wide event to celebrate Easter. Family activities include music, games, inflatables, prizes, egg hunts, and the Easter Bunny. There will also be an adaptive egg hunt area for children with disabilities. 

Parking will be available at the Donna Liggins Center, Mansfield Park Pool, Tucson Symphony, the Sixth Avenue Dog Park, and surface streets. 

Where: Mansfield Park, 2000 N. Fourth Ave.

When: Saturday, March 24, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Egg Hunt Times:

Ages 2 and under: 10:30 a.m.

Ages 3-4: 11 a.m.

Ages 5-7: 11:30 a.m.

Ages 8-12: Noon

(Bring your empty basket for the hunt)

Cost: Free

For more information click here.

Eggstravaganza at International Wildlife Museum

Enjoy crafts, festive games with prizes, sweet treats and candy hunt starting at 11 a.m. Also, the Easter Bunny will be visiting from 10:30-11:30 a.m. 

Where: International Wildlife Museum, 4800 W. Gates Pass Rd.

When: Saturday, March 31, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Cost:  $10/adult; $7/senior or military; $5/child ages 4-12; kids ages 3 & under are free. Museum Members receive free admission. 

For more information click here.



Tucson Erotica Art Event

This is a adult art show featuring erotica themed artwork by Tucson artists. You will get to see live body painting, DJ's, live band, music, dance and burlesque performances, food for purchase

Where: The Sculpture Resource Center, 640 N. Stone Ave.

When: Saturday, March 3, 7-11 p.m.  

Cost: Event is free, but adults only 

For more information click here.


Pet Pics for Patrick's

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with your pet. Bring your furry little friend and the the props will be provided. All the proceeds benefit the homeless pets in your community. 

Where: Barrio Brewing Co., 800 E. 16th St. 

When: Saturday, March 3, 12-3 p.m. 

Cost: $15

For more information click here.


Tucson St. Patty's Day Taco Bar Crawl

Get ready for a crawl for tacos and green beer. 

Where: Sky Bar Tucson, 536 N. 4th Ave.

When: Saturday, March 17, 2 p.m. to Sunday, March 18, 2 a.m.

Cost: $20

For more information click here.


Plant Nite: Let's play with sand

Plant Nite is hosting an event to create terrariums using sand. Create your own style and colors for your home or your desk at work. 

Where: Hot Rods Old Vail Restaurant and Bar, 10500 E. Old Vail Rd.

When: Sunday, March 18, 5 p.m.

Cost: $55

For more information click here.

“Dracarys” Game of Thrones Paint Party

This is your opportunity to paint this fiery scene with a little bit of help. This is a 3-hour class, and a pre-sketched dragon will be provided for beginners.

Where: HighWire Lounge, 14 S. Arizona Ave.

When: Saturday, March 31, 5 p.m.

Cost: $35, To register: Follow the ticket link and type put “Dracarys” in the PayPal notes so we know which event your attending.

For more information click here.

🏃‍♀️March races and runs 🏃‍♀️

Conquistadores 5K Run/Walk the Course

You'll get a delicious breakfast, snacks, cold beer, race shirt, awards and free championship Sunday admission. The race begins at the main entrance to the Omni Tucson National golf course and winds through the rolling hills of the Sonoran course. There will also be post-race festivities. 

Where: Omni Tucson National Resort, 2727 W. Club Dr.

When: Sunday, March 4, 2018

Cost: $35

Click here for more info about this event. Please inquire about discounts for groups of 10 or more to everyoneruns@comcast.net

Marana-Tucson Women's Half Marathon/10K/5K

You can participate at the actual event or virtually. All participants get a custom glitter medal for all distances, dri-fit tech long sleeve jacket, custom event tech t-shirt, or custom event tech tank top and you have the option to attend a pre- and post-race brunch 

Where: Crossroads at Silverbell District Park, W Mamie Kai Dr.

When: Sunday, March 4, 2018

Cost: $45-$70

Click here for more info about this event.

Get Your Rear in Gear 5K Run/Walk

This one helps raise money to increase awareness and screenings for colon cancer. See what they did there? Pick up your packet Saturday, March 10 from 2-5 p.m. at The Running Shop, 3055 N. Campbell Ave. 

When: Sunday, March 11, 2018

Cost: Adult: $25, Youth (12 and under): $12, Kids’ Fun Run (10 and under)$12

Arizona Distance Classic Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon and 5K

This event takes place just north of Tucson in Oro Valley with a breathtaking scenic course; plenty of aid stations; and every participant receives the ultimate huge finisher's medal and post race refreshments.

Where: Northern Oro Valley, click here for start line location.

When: Sunday, March 11, 2018

Cost: $40-$115

Marana-Tucson Shamrock Half/10K/5K/Kids Dash

For this event there will be 10K, 5K, and Little Leprechaun Sprint. Packet pick-up is available on Friday, March 16th from 4-7 p.m. at Fleet Feet Sports in Oro Valley.

When: Saturday, March 17, 2018

Cost: $20-$80

Easterseals Blake Foundation Walk Run Roll

This is a family and kid-friendly event. The event features a 2.5K walk or roll around Reid Park and a certified 5K-run route. Interactive expo of arts, crafts, and entertainment at the finish line.

When: Saturday, March 24, 2018

Cost: $10 and up. Click here to register and for more cost info.


The Graduate

See a Oscar-winner and one of the biggest box office hits to hit the big screen.

Where: The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd.

When: Thursday, March 8, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Cost: $6.75-$10.75

For more information click here.

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Don't miss Clint Eastwood in a 1967 award-winning western film.

Where: The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd.

When: Sunday, March 11, 7:30-10:15 p.m.

Cost: $5-$6

For more information click here.

Free Screening - Fantastic Mr. Fox 

This screening is a funny and heartwarming animated adventure film. 

Where:  The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd.

When: Saturday, March 17, 10-11:30 a.m.

Cost: Free

For more information click here.


Visit the theater and see a science fiction epic film starring Matthew McConaughey.

Where: The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd.

When: Tuesday, March 27, 7-10:15 p.m.

Cost: $6-$10.75

For more information click here.

A League Of Their Own

See some badass women play baseball with attitude. You Sly Dog hot dog food truck will be available at 5 p.m.

Where: Casa Video and Casa Film Bar, 2905 E. Speedway Blvd.

When: Saturday, March 10, 7-10 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend 

For more information click here.


Don't miss this popular 1980's comedy classic.  

Where: Casa Video and Casa Film Bar, 2905 E. Speedway Blvd.

When: Friday, March 2, 7-11 p.m. 

Cost: Event is free to attend 

For more information click here.