Summer Festivals in Tucson
Tucson is known for its towering Saguaro cacti, sprawling desert mountains and plethora of rare birding spots. But did you know that Tucson is a hotspot for all kinds of unique summer festivals?
Whether you’re a resident of Tucson, just visiting, or contemplating a move to this fine city, these summer festivals are sure to keep you entertained.
Here are some of the top 2015 summer festivals in Tucson.
Tucson Folk Festival
May 2nd & 3rd, 2015
The 30th Annual Tucson Folk Festival is two days packed full of the best folk musicians in North America, including Ray Wylie Hubbard and Tom Chapin. It is taking place at El Presidio Park, The Tucson Museum of Art and La Cocina at Old Town Artisans, all in downtown Tucson. Other top artists include Run Boy Run, Maivish and more than 120 other artists.
In addition, there will be plenty of workshops, children’s shows, food, and craft vendors. To learn more visit, the TUCSON KITCHEN MUSICIANS’ ASSOCIATION website, http://www.tkma.org/.
Pima County Home and Garden Show
June 26, 27 & 28, 2015
Discover the latest in home improvement, decorating, design, landscaping, and more at the Pima County Home and Garden Show. This annual show is taking place at the Tucson Convention Center. It is the “one place where you can talk face to face with hundreds of vendors, compare prices, learn the latest strategies for green building, remodeling, gardening and save lots of money with show only discounts.”
The perfect show if you’ve just moved to the Tucson area and need advice on how to decorate and fix up your new home. There are numerous “How To” demonstrations and seminars by the leading experts in home remodeling, landscaping, cooking and more. For more information visit the website, http://www.americanshowsinc.com/pima.html.
Christmas in July Arts and Crafts Fair
July 18 – 19, 2015
Taking place at the Double Tree Inn, this fair is being put together by TACA, Tucson Arts and Crafts Association. At this show, visitors get a chance to view all the unique creations by local artists and crafters. From paintings and jewelry to quilts and blow glass, there’s no shortage of unique finds at this show. Admission is free for all visitors and all purchases help support local artists. For more information visit the TACA website, http://www.tucsonartsandcrafts.org/events.html.
If you don’t see a festival that interests you here, don’t sweat! Just cruise on over to Visit Tucson’s Summer Events page and browse the list of fun-filled summer events.
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