💀All Souls Procession💀

Get together and remember loved ones with more than 150,000 people. Bring memorials or altars, dress up or don't. There will be music, dancing and a finale performance with Flam Chen. Check out our guide to a meaningful All Souls Procession here.

When: Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, 4-10 p.m.

Where: Just west of downtown. It begins on Grande Avenue, south of Speedway Boulevard and ends at the Mercado. 

Cost: Event is free to attend. 

For more information and a map of the procession route click here

All Souls face painting at Hotel Congress

Get your face painted for the procession downtown with friends and family. Walk-ins or appointments welcome. Designs for adults and kiddos will be available.

Where: Hotel Congress, 311 E. Congress St.

When: Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 3-4, 10 a.m.

Cost: Face painting is free, tips appreciated.

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Dia de los Muertos Flower Crown Workshop

Get crafty with Creative Tribe and make a beautiful flower crown to add to your outfit for the All Souls Procession.  

Where: Borderlands Brewing Company, 119 E. Toole Ave.

When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $45

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Procession of Little Angels

This small procession takes place in Armory Park filled with kids wearing their hand-painted wings. Kids get to create the wings, paper flowers, get their faces painted, dress in costumes created at costuming workshops and approach grief in a child-friendly place. 

Where: Armory Park, 221 S. Sixth Ave.

When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 3-7 p.m.

Cost: Free 

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Day of the Dead Shopping at The Lost Barrio

Shop for festive food, treats and goodies to get you into the spirit for All Souls.  Kids will get the opportunity to join two book readings at 6 and 7 p.m. too.

Where: The Lost Barrio, 200 S. Park Ave.

When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend, but bring money for shopping.

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Shop for unique and locally made artisanal crafts and original artwork at the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block’s 33rd Annual Holiday Artisans Market.

The market is expanding this year by partnering with longtime museum supporter La Cocina, located directly to the northeast — with more booths, better access, a large stage for musicians, and more live entertainment. Market hours are expanding as well with the addition of a two-hour community party from 5-7 p.m. on Friday night with a headlining performance by Amor Deluxe. 

Where: Downtown areas around the Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.

When: Friday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 17-18, 10 am. to 5 p.m.

Cost: Free, bring money for the local art, jewelry and more

Runs, Walks and Races 

Citi Salutes Veterans Day 5K

Enjoy a morning run, or walk, at beautiful Silverlake Park. Runners and walkers get a free t-shirt and help support homeless vets. 

When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 7:30-10:30 a.m.

Cost: $15-25, you can register here

Click here for more info about this event.

Jumping Cactus 5K, 10K, 1K Sombrero Fun Run

Bring the kids for this family event where kids and adults both have their own races. Walkers under 12 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. If parent/guardian is registered for 5K race, parent/guardian is free for the 1K event. The 1K admission includes bells for kiddos to jingle all the way to the finish line. There will be $5,000 in awards and prizes, moon bounces, kids' art, face painting, music, and more. Tech t-shirts for 5K and 10K runners and food at the finish line.

Where: Steam Pump Ranch, 10901 N. Oracle Road

When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. to noon

Cost: $15-$120, you can register here. 

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The Superhero Fun Run 5K 

There will be activities for kids, plus chili and beverages from the Tucson Firefighters Chili Cook-off Team. Remember to dress in your super hero costume and grab your T-shirt, bib and other super hero swag before the race.

Where: Reid Park, S. Concert Place

When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Cost: $15-$40

For registration and other information click here

Tenth Annual Pecan Classic 3.3 and Family Fun Run

Day of race registration and bib number pick up begins at 7 a.m. Both the 3.3 and Family Fun Run begin at 8 am. The family fun participants will get ribbons and a cotton t-shirt if preregistered by Nov. 1. Classic 3.3 participants will get the opportunity to win prizes and awards for the top 3 winners. After the races don't forget to stop b the Pecan Festival

Where: Green Valley Pecan Company, 1625 E. Sahuarita Road

When: Saturday, Nov. 10, 8 a.m.

Cost: $15-$35, register here

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TMC Veterans Day Half Marathon and 5K at Old Tucson

Your run will start at end at Old Tucson. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Tucson Mountain Park toward the finish line. The 5K is open to runners and walkers and a 5K stroller division will be open for participation. Part of proceeds from this event will benefit local community groups and Veterans assistance organizations.

Where: Old Tucson, 201 S. Kinney Road

When: Sunday, Nov. 11, 7:15-10:45 a.m.

Cost: $35-$70

Click here for more information and registration. 

Marana Turkey Trot 5K, 10K and Fun Run

Burn some calories to make room for turkey at the Turkey Trot. Runners trot along the beautiful Santa Cruz River and get a picture with the Turkey mascot. Strollers and leashed dogs are welcome at the event. 

Where: Marana Parks & Recreation, 13251 N. Lon Adams Road

When: Saturday, Nov. 10, 6:30-11:30 a.m.

Cost: $5-$25, you can register here.

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Thanksgiving Cross Country Classic 5K and 1.5 Mile Fun Run

The course is a grass and dirt with hay bales and water jumps. Shoes, turkeys and pies will be awarded to winners and runners-up. Break the course record and win prize money. This year the pot is $350 for women and $450 for men.

Where: Reid Park, Ramada 10

When: Thursday, Nov. 22, 8-10:30 a.m.

Cost: $12-$30

Click here more information about registration and the event.

🎉For Everyone🎉

10th Annual Sahuarita Pecan Festival

Don't miss out on this fall festival with food, arts and crafts, music, dancing and family activities. If you get there early you can participate in the 10th Annual Pecan Classic and Family Fun Run at 8 a.m.

Where: Green Valley Pecan Company, 1625 E. Sahuarita Road

When: Saturday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend, but bring money for activities. On-site parking will be available immediately south of the festival grounds for $5 per car. Free shuttle service from Sahuarita School District and Walden Grove High School parking lots. Shuttle drop-off on south side of Sahuarita Road.

For more information click here

3rd Annual Pumpkin Smash

Finish October with a smash! Learn new ways to use your old jack-o-lanterns and have a smashing good time too.  There will be kid activities, live music and food trucks. 

Where: Las Milpitas De Cottonwood, 2405 S. Cottonwood Ln.

When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 1-4 p.m.

Cost: Free

For more information click here

Tucson Comic-Con

It's time to morph into your favorite character at Comic-Con. See some  super heros, villains, monsters or maybe some anime friends while you're collecting swag and goodies. There will be costume contests, celebrity guests and a chance to meet some of your favorite artists and authors. 

When: Friday Nov. 2, 3-8 p.m., Saturday Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday Nov. 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.

Cost: Full weekend memberships are $35 for adults and $10 for kids.

For more information click here. 

Oro Valley Bike Swap Sell

Snag a new bike or trade/sell an old bike at this event. Take a stroll down vendor row and shop for little goodies. Music will be playing and food will be available for purchase.  

Where: Steam Pump Ranch, 10901 N. Oracle Road

When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 9-1 p.m. 

Cost: Event is free to attend, but bring your bike and some money for goodies. 

For more information click here

Night of the Living Fest VI

See 20 musicians, dancers and artisans perform in one big celebration. Watch stilt walkers, drummers and other floor performers light up the stage in colorful and creative costumes. 

Where: Night of the Living Fest, MSA Annex, 267 S. Avenida del Convento

When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 9-11 p.m.

Cost: $15-$17.57

For more information click here.

Dogtoberfest for Handi-Dogs

Ok, you had your fun, it's your dog's turn! Take your furry friend to a doggie carnival with games, contests, raffles, vendors, live band, food and a beer garden. All well-mannered dogs on a 6-foot or shorter leash are welcome to attend, no bullies please.

Where: On the lawn of The Gregory School, 3231 N. Craycroft Road

When: Sunday, Nov. 4, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: $5 per person or 5 tickets for $20.

For more information click here

Tucson Celtic Festival

Get into the Irish spirit with shenanigans, music, food, bag pipe bands, a huge kids area, athletic competition, art and performances at the Tucson Celtic Festival. 

When: Friday, Nov. 2 , 6-10 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Rillito Raceway Park, 4502 N. First Ave.

Cost: Click here for prices.

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Tucson Veterans Day Parade

Join the parade and for its 99th year to honor our fallen, former and current soldiers. Click here for the parade route. 

Find more information here

Where: Downtown Tucson, 330 W. Franklin St.

When: Saturday, Nov. 12, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: Free

El Tour de Tucson

Pump up your tires and grease your gears for one of the biggest bicycling events of the year. After your ride celebrate with family and friends with non-stop music, a beer garden, food vendors, El Tour merchandise, kids activities,  awards ceremony and more.

Where: Armory Park, 221 S. Sixth Ave.

When: Saturday, Nov. 17, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: For pricing information click here

Dusk Music Festival

Enjoy this two-day music, art, and food festival at the new location downtown. Listen to a line-up of talented musicians to help you relax during the hectic holiday season.  

When: Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 10-11, 3 p.m.

Where: Armory Park, 222 S. 5th Ave. 

Cost: Tickets start at $89. Find more pricing options here

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Free Family Fun Day at Tucson Wildlife Center

Help celebrate 20 years of service Southern Arizona and enjoy an open house.  There will be kid games, crafts to take home, wildlife hospital, guided tours, short videos and refreshments. 

Where: Tucson Wildlife Center, 13275 E. Speedway Blvd. 

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

Cost: Free

For more information click here.

8th Annual Harvest Festival

Have a fun filled day with live music, local produce farm stand, popcorn harvesting, food trucks, live animals, kid's activities, hayrides and more. 

Where: Tucson Village Farm, 4210 N. Campbell Ave.

When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend

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Tucson Fire Fighters Chili Cook-Off

It's time for the 23rd Annual Tucson Fire Fighters Chili Cook-Off! Visit with fire fighters from all over southern Arizona and eat some tasty chili to raise money for the Adopt-A-Family program.

Where: The Bandshell at Reid Park, Country Club and 22nd.

When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend, but bring some money for goodies. 

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Desert Foods Festival

Enjoy a free festival celebrating native southwest foods. There will be food samples, cooking demos, local vendors, salsa dancing, music, garden activities and tours, and family friendly activities. 

Where: The Garden Kitchen, 2205 S. Fourth Ave.

When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: Free

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VegOut! Tucson Vegan Food Festival

Celebrate vegan food with this awesome food festival. Enjoy live entertainment, educational speakers, chef demonstrations, fitness talks and 35 vendors. 

Where: The Whistle Stop Depot, 127 W. Fifth St.

When: Sunday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: $15-$30, kids ages 12 and under are free. 

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Tombstone Christmas Tree Lighting

Join the annual lightning of the Allen Street Christmas Tree. Hot cocoa and caroling starts at 5:30 p.m. The tree lighting ceremony takes place at 6 p.m.

Where: Allen St., Tombstone

When: Friday, Nov. 23, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Cost: Included in admission

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2nd Annual Superhero vs Villain Bar Crawl at Maloney's

Crawl your way to Fourth Avenue and Congress for some drinks and super power fun.

Where: Maloney's, 213 N. Fourth Ave.

When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 5-10 p.m.

Cost: $15 pre-sale and $20 at the door.

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Paula Abdul at the Fox Theatre

Straight up now tell me! Seriously, straight up, she's coming to Tucson. 

Where: Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.

When: Friday, Nov.  16, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Cost: $87 and up. Get your tickets here

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Card Creations

Tis the season again for greeting cards. Give a personal touch to your cards this season and craft dimensional cards for family and friends. 

Where: Hobby Lobby, 5555 E. Broadway, Suite 131

When: Saturday, Nov. 24, 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Cost: 5 box cards for only $25

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Free Outdoor Screening of Jurassic Park

Head over to the park for a stomping good time with friends and family. Remember to bring something to sit on and food trucks will be available on site. 

Where: Himmel Park, 1000 N. Tucson Blvd.

When: Friday, Nov. 9, 6-8:15 p.m.

Cost: Free

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The Iron Giant

Watch a kind alien giant and get close with your kiddo for some adventure and laughter. 

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

When: Saturday, Nov.17,10-11:30 a.m.

Cost: Free

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Give Thanks with Chuck and the Gang

Enjoy popcorn while watching "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" on the big screen with your kids to kick off the Turkey Month. 

Where: Our Play Place, 3951 W. Costco Drive

When: Friday, Nov. 16, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Cost: $8

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Buffalo Exchange $1 Clothing Sale

Shop men's and women's clothes for just $1. All sales benefit HSSA

Where: 100 E, Drachman St.

When: Friday, Nov. 2, 9 a.m. to noon

Cost: Event is free to attend, cash only please. 

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Gather A Vintage Market

Go shopping with a buddy and check out all the furniture, home accents, and other goodies for sale. 

Where: Gather A Vintage Market, 657 W. St. Mary’s Road

When: Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 8-10, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend.

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IMC's World Famous Rummage Sale

Shop werid, cheap, broken, old and new stuff. Listen to live music while you gander and don't miss out on the $20 and under door-busters. 

Where: Instrumental Music Center, Tucson 7063 E. Speedway AND 405 E. Wetmore Rd.

When: Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 23-25, 9 a.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend

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