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45th Annual Tucson Meet Yourself

Meet and shop from local artists, makers and restaurants. The annual event features more than 50 food booths, performers, folk artists, exhibits and activities for all ages.

The Loft Cinema will show films at 7 pm, Friday and Saturday nights of the festival in the Pima County Pavilion on J√°come Plaza. Films include: Selena Sing-along! Come sing along to the 1997 biopic and "Rumble: The Indians who Rocked the World." This 2017 feature documentary highlights the role of Native Americans in popular music history.

Where: Jacomé Plaza and the streets surrounding the downtown library. 

When: Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12-13, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 14, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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

More information here.


Call of the Faeries

Dress up as one of your favorite fairy folk for the first ever fairy event happening downtown. Calling all goblins, trolls, fairies, elves and dragons to come help us celebrate. All creatures get to participate in treasure hunts, crafts, parade, prizes and the Luminaria. 

Where: The Beach, 55 N. Fifth Ave.

When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 3-10 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend, but bring some money for food trucks and fairy treasures.

More information here.

Discover Local

From free booths and activities to mini workshops on glass blowing, worm composting and everything in between, you'll be able experience what it means to live local and have a positive impact on our community at Discover Local, the one day family-friendly kick-off event for the TENWEST Festival. The Tucson Museum of Art will also have activities and be open for free as part of Second Sundaze Family Day. BONUS TIP: This is right down the street from Tucson Meet Yourself. Hit ALL the festivals in one go.

Where: Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.

When: Oct. 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Cost: Free, except for the micro-workshops which are $10 or free with TenWest pass

More information here

From free booths and activities to mini workshops on glass blowing, worm composting and everything in between, you'll be able experience what …

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Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure

Take a journey back in time to the bottom of the ocean at Fox Theatre. See puppeteer prehistoric marine reptiles come back to life on stage for an exciting evening of light, action and discovery. 

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

When: Sunday, Oct. 14, 3-6 p.m.

Cost: $19-$46, get the tickets here.

TENWEST Festival

This ten-day conference features over 100 different panels, family activities, creative mixers, music, arts and outdoor adventures to encourage curiosity and discovery in the arts, social impact, STEM, entrepreneurship, technology, and sustainability.

Where: Sites around downtown. Click here for the schedule.

When: Oct. 10-21

Cost: $25 general audience, $10 student or military. Click here to buy.


Oro Valley Music Festival 

Bring your lawn chair and listen to festive country music at the park with family and friends. The selection of singers performing will be Cassadee Pope, Danielle Bradberry, Matt Ferris, O.A.R., Switchfoot, Chris Young and more. 

Where: Naranja Park, 810 W. Naranja Drive

When: Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13-14, 12:30 p.m.

Cost: $8-$115, get your tickets here or at any Bookmans location.

More information here.


Haunted Hayrides in Oro Valley

Jump on the wagon for a spooky good time at the Steam Pump Ranch. You will see the walking dead and scary pop-ups while your guide tells you creepy folklore and stories.

Where: Steam Pump Ranch, 10901 N. Oracle Road

When: Fridays, Oct. 5, Oct. 12 and Oct. 19 at 7 p.m.

Cost: $5 donation per adult

More information here.


Halloween Solar Lantern Set

Make some spooky lanterns to light your walkway for Halloween. You can craft all four lanterns yourself or bring your kiddos to help. 

Where: The Craft Revolt, 7545 S. Houghton Road, Suite 101

When: Sunday, Oct. 14, 1-3 p.m.

Cost: $55, set of 4 lanterns.

More information here.

Vegetable Start Sale at Tucson Village Farm

Pick up vegetable starts for fall or winter. Shop  from greens, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, cauliflower and cabbage. 

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

When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 8-11 a.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend, but cash or check only if you want to shop.

More information here.


All Souls CraftShops: Paper Maché at MSA

Make paper mache creations on the weekend at the Mercado Annex. Workshops will be set up west of the Finale Grounds.

Where: MSA Annex, 267 S. Avenida del Convento

When: Saturdays and Sundays, Oct. 13-28, 5-8 p.m. and Wednesdays, Oct. 10-24, 5-8 p.m.

Cost: Donations

More information here. 


All Souls Procession $1 Sale at Buffalo Exchange 

Shop till you drop and get some stuff for the procession in Nov. 2-3. All proceeds from the sale benefit the All Souls Procession. 

Where: Buffalo Exchange, 2001 E. Speedway Blvd.

When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend, but bring cash for some great finds.

More information here. 


Bread Baking Hands-On Class at the Garden Kitchen

Find the homemaker in you and learn to make a successful loaf of bread at home. 

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

When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cost: $55, per person and includes lunch of dishes made.

More information here. 

Marana Vintage Market

Head to the market with the kids for a morning of shopping. There will be up to 80 vendors, food trucks and a play yard for the kids. 

Where: Silverbell District Park, 7548 N. Silverbell Road

When: Sunday, Oct. 14, 8-1 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend 

More information here. 


Mercado Flea Market

The flea market is back up and running with tons of vintage, antiques and other collectibles for you to shop.

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

When: Sunday, Oct. 14, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend, but bring some cash for shopping.

More information here. 



Disney On Ice: Dare To Dream at the Convention Center

Your favorite Disney characters are in town to give you a skating good time at the Convention Center. Stop by and see the princesses, Mickey, Donald, Goofy and friends as they glide across the ice.  

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

When: Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 11-14, click here for the schedule. 

Cost: $30-$183


Little Angels Circus Workshops

If your kiddo is a little performer and loves an audience then stop by the Performance Factory. Kids will have fun on stilts, balance arts, juggling, tumbling and spinning.

Where: Rhythm Industry Performance Factory, 1013 S. Tyndall Ave.

When: Sundays, Oct. 14, 21 and 28, 4-5:30 p.m.

Cost: $35 for series and $10 for drop ins, ages 9 to 14.

More information here. 


Grand Opening Party at Hotel McCoy

Listen to live music, watch a live mural painting and chat with the artists of Hotel McCoy. Drinks and food trucks will be available.

Where: Hotel McCoy, 720 W. Silverlake Road

When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 5-11 p.m.

Cost: Free

More information here.

Nelly at Rialto Theatre

Revisit your favorite 2000s pop-rapper at the Rialto. 

Where: The Rialto Theatre, 318 E. Congress St.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 10, 8 p.m.

Cost: $48-$65

For more information click here.


Day of the Dead Mini-Altar Workshop

Make mini-altars as a tribute to a loved one for Dia de Los Muertos. Participants need to bring a photo of deceased loved one to create your altar. 

Where: The Craft Revolt, 7545 S. Houghton Road, Suite 101

When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 6-8 p.m.

Cost: $45

For more information click here. 


Spooky Gardens at Green Things

Get together with some other gardening fans and plant a garden with Halloween elements. Bring a planter you have at home or even a plastic pumpkin. 

Where: Green Things, 3384 E. River Road

When: Sunday, Oct. 14, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cost: $10 and up, based on the cost of supplies.

For more information click here.


A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

In a Iranian ghost town, a lonely vampire stalks its most unsavory inhabitants.

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

When: Thursday, Oct. 11, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Cost: $6-$10

More information here.

Troll 2

This is not your 6-year-old's current favorite "Trolls" ‚ÄĒ watch an old school cheesy film with friends to get you in the Halloween spirit.¬†

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

When: Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12-13, 10-11:40 p.m.

Cost: $5-$6

More information here.

La Bamba

Bamba, bamba! Watch Ritchie make it to fame and the obstacles he faced getting there. 

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

When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Cost: $8-$10

More information here.


Free Screening of ParaNorman at The Loft

I see dead people! Norman has the sixth sense and was handling the ghost thing pretty well till zombies came into the picture.  

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

When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 10-11:30 a.m.

Cost: Free

More information here.

Stephen King: The Stand, Episodes 1-2

Watch the first half of the epic saga of good versus evil in this Stephen King special screening. 

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

When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 7-10 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend

More information here. 

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