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Get Outdoors This Fall!

With temperatures coming down, the late summer and early fall is a great time to be in Southern Arizona! Throughout the fall there’s a wealth of opportunities to get out of the air conditioning, from getting right in front of the stage at HoCo Fest, to meeting the animals at Reid Park Zoo, to picking out the best pumpkin at the Marana Pumpkin Patch. Whether you love the poetry in motion of Wildcats football, or the incredible athleticism of the dancers at Ballet Tucson, this fall there’s something for everyone.

Wildcat Football (August 24-November 23) – Head out to Arizona Stadium to tailgate cheer on the ‘Cats and Back the A! Bear Down!

HoCo Fest (August 29-September 1) Celebrating Hotel Congress’ 100th Anniversary, this festival brings 4 days of art, music, food and more to Downtown Tucson, and is always an amazing time.

Dr. Zoo (September 21) If your child has discovered a new love of all things STEM at Dove Mountain CSTEM K-8, encourage them to keep exploring science at this unique event at Reid Park Zoo.

TedxTucson (September 21) This annual presentation of “ideas worth spreading” is always an incredible learning opportunity, and chance to meet some of the most interesting and passionate people in Southern Arizona.

Marana Pumpkin Patch (October 5-30) The fall fun at the Pumpkin Patch includes wagon rides, corn mazes, petting zoos and a host of other family friendly activities!

Film Fest Tucson (October 10-12) Tucson’s only homegrown film festival, this event brings some of the top up and coming film talent from around the country.

Tucson Meet Yourself (October 11-13) Tucson Meet Yourself is the homegrown arts and culture festival that gives the melting pot that is Southern Arizona it’s unique flavor and color. Come for the food, stay for the culture!

Ballet Tucson Fall Concert (November 1 & 3) Our local ballet company puts on concerts throughout the year, and these opportunities to witness art in motion are always a must see.

7th Annual Turkey Trot (November 16) You have a couple weeks before Thanksgiving to give yourself an excuse to eat 5 pounds of turkey, stuffing, and pie.

El Tour De Tucson (November 23) El Tour De Tucson, Arizona’s premier bike race is kicking off in Marana this year, and you’re invited to participate!

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