Tombstone?s Historama provides visitors with an authoritative account of Tombstone's history from Geronimo's Apaches to modern times. This ?must see? orientation includes the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral the great fires the flooding of Tombstone?s mines and more. Viewers discover how Tombstone got its name and why Wyatt Earp left Tombstone wanted for murder. Actor Vincent Price narrates this 25-minute multimedia presentation involving video historic photos and computer controlled animated figures moving on a revolving stage. The Historama is included with admission to the O.K. Corral. Open daily 9:30 a.m.?4:30 p.m. (Closed Christmas Day and Thanksgiving)
The mission of The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures is to provide in a state-of-the-art building, a cultural and educational atmosphere for the preservation and display of antique and contemporary miniatures. The artistic, historic, architectural and creative aspects of miniatures will be shared in an entertaining and interactive way with community members of all ages.
Tucson Meet Yourself celebrates the living traditional arts of Arizona-Sonora's ethnic communities. The Annual Folklife Festival takes place the 2nd weekend every October in downtown Tucson's El Presidio Park Jacome Plaza Tucson Convention Center plaza and La Placita Village. This free family-friendly folk-life event features over 200 performers and artists plus 60 ethnic clubs sharing their traditional foods music dances stories and heritage. Traditions of Health & Wellness is the theme for 2011. Healthy delicious ethnic foods a Tucson MOVE Yourself path guiding festival goers through activities including dance & martial arts workshops and a Health & Wellness Expo with healing techniques and fitness demos will be featured. Other special events include our Low Rider Show Artisan Marketplace and a special event at the Fox Theater celebrating our founder 'Big Jim' Griffith.
Old Tucson Where the Spirit of the Old West Comes Alive is southern Arizona?s premier venue for Western family fun! This venerated film location features historic tours live stunt shows saloon musicals living history presentations trail rides and more. Great food shopping games and rides for the kids. Allow 3-5 hours. Special events like the Heritage & Harvest Festival Steampunk Festival Wild West Days Cowboy Music & Arts Festival and more throughout the season. Note: Old Tucson operates on a seasonal calendar. From June through September Old Tucson accepts reservations for weddings corporate functions and company picnics. Old Tucson is open on Fridays Saturdays and Sundays from October through December 23 (closed Dec. 24 Christmas Eve and Dec. 25 Christmas Day). Daily operations begin December 26th. For a detailed overview of operational days please visit www.OldTucson.com/visit-ots. Nightfall Old Tucson?s annual month-long Halloween event is open September 26 thru October 31 on Thurs. and Sun. from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. and on Fri. and Sat. from 6 p.m.-12 a.m. Please note that Southern Arizona Attractions Passport is not valid for Nightfall.; Old Tucson presents a celebration of southern Arizona heritage and culture with performances by local mariachi and folklorico groups and living history presentations and exhibits...more; Does your average Halloween haunted house leave you wanting? Come to the one and only real haunted town ... Nightfall! Bury yourself in a totally terrifying town with outrageous liv...more; Shoot Out at the Chaparral an Old Tucson Signature Event takes Tucson by storm Saturday and Sunday February 21 and 22. Gunfighters and Western Characters from all over the ...more; Enjoy the Western Movie Fest with tours of Old Tucson Studios Wild West Days Festivites Q & A's with the stars: actor Barry Corbin stuntman Dean Smith screenwriter/producer ...more
Come out to the vineyard and sample our exceptional, hand-crafted wines. Slow down and take in the scenery of this broad valley and its sky islands. Go for a stroll in the vineyard. Bring along a tasty picnic to enjoy with a bottle of Zarpara wine on the outdoor terrace.
Blending the traditional with the inventive the museum presents original and traveling exhibitions with a focus on Art of the American West Latin American Art and Modern and Contemporary Art. The historic block features five distinctive properties that provide visitors with a unique look into Tucson?s past.; The Tucson Symphony Orchestra presents an evening concert with superb music and delectable dinner at Tucson Museum of Art. The spiraling architecture surrounds you with the power of...more; Celebrate the annual tradition of Dia de los Muertos at the Tucson Museum of Art. The day will be filled with altars created by local schools and community partners food pinatas ...more
More than 6000 artworks from the 14th century through the present day comprise the permanent collection of mainly European and American art. Changing exhibitions in six galleries feature works by universally renowned artists such as Rembrandt Renoir Picasso Kollwitz Warhol and Hopper. Always on view is the magnificent 15th century Altarpiece of Ciudad Rodrigo (Spain) Medieval and Early Renaissance works from the Kress Collection as well as sketches and models by sculptor Jacques Lipchitz. Open to the public all year. Nearby parking in the Park Avenue Garage (fee weekdays/free Sat. & Sun.) Admission: $5/adults; Free/members children 18 and under students with current ID UA employees. Hours: Tues.?Fri. 9 a.m.?5 p.m.; Sat. & Sun. Noon-4:00 p.m. Closed: Mon. and University holidays.
The Presidio San Agustin is Tucson's re-constructed Spanish fort originally built in 1775 which stood through the late 1800's. Today a portion of it stands on the same ground where it was originally built and remains of the original foundation are still present. Visit any time to see Museum exhibits about early Tucson and the many cultures that first came together during the Colonial Period. Docents are also available to provide brief tours of the Territorial era house and courtyard as well as the re-built Presidio. The Presidio also comes to life during Living History days with interpreters in period dress performing daily activities including bread making in the adobe oven blacksmithing soldiering and much more. Check the website for Living History days (second Saturday of the month during winter hours) and for other special events and activities. Winter Hours:October thru April Wed. thru Sun. 10-4. Summer Hours: May thru Sept. Thurs. thru Sun. 10-3.
Grapes at Hannah's Hill Vineyard are grown and produced in Arizona within a day's drive of your dinner table. They are sold to you directly by the people who produced them.
Flying Leap Vineyards is an Arizona Winery based in Santa Cruz County, AZ. This committed team of talented winemakers grows a select portfolio of both red and white wine grapes on two vineyards in southeastern Arizona. FLV produces a diverse portfolio of ultra premium, proprietary wines at its winery located in Elgin, AZ about 45 minutes south of Tucson. FLV operates four tasting rooms and three fine art galleries, which are located at its estate winery in Elgin, in historic downtown Willcox, Old Bisbee and Tucson?s St. Philips Plaza. Flying Leap?s award-winning wines are sold regionally in specialty and major wine retailers.