3020 S. 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85713
Phone: (520) 623-5881
Fax: (520) 547-0524
3020 S. 6th Ave. S. 6th Ave. & I-10, ex. 261, Tucson, AZ, US, 85713
- Phone: (520) 623-5881
- Fax: (520) 547-0524
Every year, the top performers in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association gather in Tucson to compete, and the winners are named to perform in the finals of the rodeo circuit. If you're here during the fall, take yourself and the kids to witness Desert Thunder Pro Rodeo, which includes bull riding, bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, barrel racing and mutton busting—it's an activity that kids will enjoy. There's also a sideline of vendors offering Western-theme artwork and accessories.
Mariachi has become popular world music throughout the Americas. Tucson is one of the centers for the art consisting of singing, music and ornate costuming. During the last weekend of April every year, students and musicians converge for a week-long celebration of Mariachi featuring several public performances. Concerts take place at the Tucson Convention Center Music Hall. Don't miss the colorful Mariachi Mass Sunday at the convention center. Tickets are available at the Mariachi Conference Web site.
This is Arizona's official theater company, rotating productions between Tucson and Phoenix, the state's capital, for a one-month run in either city. There are six productions for each season, requiring a repertoire usually consisting of one classic (mostly Shakespeare), some twentieth-century standards, a musical revue, and a selection of recent plays. The acting and directing usually meets the standards of the best regional theaters. Half-price "rush" tickets are available one hour before curtain at the ATC box office.
Under the auspices of the Tucson Convention Center, TCC Arena is the top place in town for concerts, wrestling, circus and sporting events. It is also home to the Arizona IceCats Collegiate Club Hockey. It can accommodate more than 9,500 people. The Arena floor measuring 29,520 sq. ft., can be converted to a place for holding exhibits or banquets.
The annual Arizona Harley-Davidson Owners Group (HOG) state rally comes to Tucson in May, bringing more than a thousand bikers and Harley enthusiasts through town. The rally includes a wide range of motorcycle related events at the Tucson Convention Center, a parade and a street dance. Thousands of Harleys will rumble through town on their way from Chicago to Santa Monica via the "Mother Road"—Route 66. Harley-Davidson devotees are sure to be in "hog heaven" at these special events.
The 1600 capacity Tucson Convention Center Ballroom follows the high architectural standards set by fellow Convention Center event places such as the TCC Arena and TCC Music Hall. The Ballroom is located beyond the lobby adjacent to the galleria. Unlike the Arena and Music Hall, which host roof-raising wrestling shows and music concerts, the Ballroom provides space for events which promise a touch of class. The center provides facilities for organizing other events to be hosted at the ballroom as well. Accessible seating and parking facilities are available. Every February, the ballroom hosts a number of seminars and lectures in conjunction with the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show.
The Leo Rich Theater is a notable induction to the varied event arenas at the Tucson Convention Center which include the Tucson Convention Center Ballroom, TCC Arena and the TCC Music Hall. Accessed through the northwest doors, this 501-seat theater provides excellent viewership from every cozy chair. The theater is located close to the Music Hall and the Meeting and Exhibit Center.
Located at the Tucson Convention Center The Tucson Music Hall is a wonderful place to catch a performance. This venue has two levels the Orchestra Level as well as the Balcony Level, both of which have excellent and comfortable seating arrangements. The Hall has hosted events such as Jesus Christ Superstar and Let Freedom Sing.
Known as one of the finest ball parks, the Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium has a compelling capacity of 11,500 seats. Come on over to watch various games of teams like the World Champion Arizona Diamondbacks and the Chicago White Sox. Gather your friends and family and troop down to Tucson Electric Park for the best games of the season. Visitors can purchase tickets either by calling the ball park ahead of time or by e-mailing them. The box office at the stadium opens at 10a on the dot, so come early and make sure you get the best seats of the house. Prices vary for club seats. Call or check the website for information about group ticket concessions.
Kino Sports Complex is a majestic setting for baseball and other year-round events. The centerpiece of the complex is the Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium, seating over 11,000 fans. With a view of the Santa Catalina Mountains and an intimate atmosphere, this park is one of the finest facilities around. Aside from the stadium, the complex offers a plethora of other recreational areas including two full size soccer fields, 12 senior baseball fields, two youth softball fields and ramadas throughout the complex.
As the name Borderlands Theater implies, this small professional theater focuses on, but not limits itself to, the culture of the lands North and South of the US-Mexican border and its mostly Hispanic communities, drawing inspiration from playwrights nationally. Most performances will be held at the Pima Community College West Campus Proscenium Theater, 2202 West Anklam Road.
Due to the Hispanic influence, Christmas in Tucson always takes on a specifically Mexican flavor. 'Las Posadas', a reenactment of the Christmas story, 'El Nacimiento', the nativity scene, and tamales are parts of the attractions offered at the annual Mexican Christmas Market downtown, which runs from mid-November into January. Enjoy shopping for your own Christmas celebration while learning about Mexican Christmas traditions and sampling the food from different Hispanic communities. Bring the kids.