Cultural in Tucson

Tucson Gem & Mineral Show

The most famous event on the city's calendar, held on the second full weekend in February, this is the largest gem and mineral show in the world. An estimated 250 retail dealers who trade in minerals, crafts and fos…
Cultural in Tombstone

Vigilante Days

Dedicated to keeping Tombstone's colorful past alive, the Vigilantes stage historical reenactments, mock lynchings, chili cook-offs and other events. Vigilante Days and Showdown in Tombstone are their big extravagan…
Cultural in Tombstone

Helldorado Days

First celebrated on the day the 1929 stock market crash began (October 24, later known as 'Black Thursday'), this event has endured and blossomed. With a lavish parade through town on the Sunday, it also involves a …
Rodeo in Tucson

Fiesta de los Vaqueros

Held for nearly a century, the Fiesta de los Vaqueros brings world-famous cowboys to town and features a spectacular parade with Western-themed floats and buggies, historical horse-drawn coaches, folk dancers and ma…
Music in Tucson

Tucson Folk Festival

Going strong since 1985 and held in early April, this music festival brings together more than 120 local, regional and national performers across five stages, and is put on by the Tucson Kitchen Musicians Associatio…
Cultural in Tombstone

Wyatt Earp Days

Another excuse to bring Tombstone's Wild West past to life. See the town's most famous lawman honored with 1880s fashion shows, Wyatt lookalike competitions, chili cook-offs and other events. It's held in late May.