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Food, Fun, & Folk

April 01, 2019

Tucson Folk Festival, April 6-7

Head over to downtown Tucson this weekend for one of the oldest free folk festivals in the country. Over 120 musical acts will perform, and all 6 performance venues are within walking distance to Jácome Plaza (corner of Stone and Pennington).

Pima County Fair, April 19-28 

Near the end of April, things take a warmer turn in Tucson. Catch a breeze on the Ferris Wheel, test your skills at carnival games, and enjoy live music and fair food at our favorite county fair. The fairgrounds open at 1 pm on weekdays and 10 am on weekends.

Agave Heritage Festival, April 23-May 5 

Tucson is America’s first UNESCO City of Gastronomy, and this small but world-renowned festival celebrates one of our unique gastronomical elements: agave. You’ll get a taste of agave's culinary significance as a heritage food through tastings, and discover its ancestral uses, both medicinal and practical. There will also be live music, and of course, that special agave-based spirit: mezcal.

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