Upcoming Local Events in Downtown Tucson

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Tucson is a city with a vibrant culture and tons of opportunities to get involved with the surrounding community. Downtown Tucson is the heart of local culture, where events take place year-round to bring the city’s diverse residents together. Here’s a look at just a handful of some of the local events to look forward to in Tucson’s downtown region: 

Second Saturdays

2nd Saturdays offer a monthly taste of local culture on the second Saturday of each month. Street performers, vendors, and local artists line the streets from Toole Avenue to Church Avenue, and live music is always part of the fun. Admission is free and families are always welcome. 

Arizona Underground Film Festival

From September 13th-22nd, you can discover an array of underground cult films hosted at The Screening Room downtown. This is the 12th annual showing of this unique festival, which celebrates independent filmmakers and their offbeat visions. 

Love of Literacy 

This free event at the Children’s Museum is one that celebrates a love of reading for guests of all ages. It takes place on September 21st, and it is jam packed with giveaways, storytelling, food trucks, and a special canine reading room! 

Tucson Meet Yourself 

Often referred to lovingly as “Tucson Eat Yourself,” this October event is one you won’t want to miss. It takes place throughout downtown and showcases a celebration of the many cultures of Tucson. While the focus is primarily on cuisine, you can also view regional art, traditional performances, and folklife representing a variety of backgrounds.