More great opportunities for fun around Tucson this month!
Bisbee Pride Weekend
Bisbee Pride’s zany GLBT pride celebrates diversity with a street fair, a parade, and dancing in the streets on Father’s Day weekend.
Dash for Dad 5K
Dads, grab the kids and come out for an early morning run/walk along the Rillito River path on The Loop. If you’re a kid and you dont live close to your Dad or he is no longer living, we invite you to come out and run in honor of him. Moms, we would like to see you come out too because without you there are no kids. Awards will be given to first 100 finishers, first man/woman and special award to fastest dad. The 2018 beneficiaries will be Friends of Saguaro National Park and Giffords: Courage to Fight Gun Violence.
The Tucson 23: Mexican Food Festival
On Father’s Day weekend, taste the most authentic Mexican food north of the border at this festival celebrating Tucson’s Best 23 Miles of Mexican Food, presented at JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa. This all-ages event features exclusive weekend stay-cation packages, food demos and education classes, menu samplings, live music and more.
Cool Summer Nights: Creatures of the Night
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum stays open after sundown on Saturday evenings all summer long as the nocturnal creatures of The Living Desert come to life. Look for Museum Docents and Jr. Docents interpreting live animals, celestial desert skies, fluorescent minerals, animal eye shine, Sonoran Desert insects, night sounds, bats, kissing bugs, scorpions, and/or rattlesnakes. June 23 – Creatures of the Night – Experience live animal interpretations on the grounds, spend time with the animated animals, and enjoy the popular Desert Survivors show.
El Dia de San Juan Fiesta
Celebrate the pending return of the monsoon rainy season at El Dia De San Juan Fiesta! This festival has been held for many years on June 24 – the feast day of St. John the Baptist – and, according to tradition, marks the start of Tucson’s annual monsoon rainy season. During the celebration, people gather west of the Santa Cruz Riverbed, south of West Congress Street at the Mercado San Agustín Annex, for a procession and an appeal for summer monsoon rains, a blessing, and a festival featuring live music, dancing, games, food, and refreshments.