Fall is here which means cooler weather in Southern Arizona and plenty of fun things to do in Tucson this weekend.
Things to do in Tucson This Weekend
Here are more than 20 things to do in Southern Arizona this Fall 2021
Sporting Events this Fall in Tucson
UA Football Game – September 11th – November 13th. Bear Down and watch the Wildcats play at home!
Tucson Roadrunners – Starting October 23rd. Check out our local ice hockey team at the Tucson Convention Center.
Halloween Themed Events in Tucson
Marana Pumpkin Patch & Farm Festival – October 2nd – 31st. We go every year and love picking pumpkins, visiting farm animals and other festive fall activities. We go every year, you can see more from our experience at the Marana Pumpkin Patch here.
Apple Annie’s Fall Pumpkin Celebration – Weekends September 18th – October 31st. Pick your own pumpkins, fall produce and of course apples. Enjoy the largest corn maze in Arizona with 2 levels of difficulty. Arrive early for pumpkin pancakes or stay through lunch for applewood smoked burgers!
Buckelew Farm Terror in the Corn Maze – Weekends in October. Older kids and adults may also enjoy Terror in the Corn Fields: Find your way through the corn maze in the dark with flashlights or partake in the haunted version. (New location off I-10 at Tangerine road)
Boo at the Zoo | Reid Park Zoo – October 21st – 24th. Enjoy costumed characters, decorations and trick or treating from 6:00 – 8:30 PM. Tickets on sale now and usually sell out.
Frankenstein – September 2nd – November 7th. Just in time for the fall and Halloween season the Gaslight Theater presents Frankenstein where comedy ‘comes alive’.
All Souls Procession Weekend – November 5th – 7th. The 2 miles, 2 hour procession through downtown Tucson remembers the dead and celebrates the living. More details here.
More Fall Events in Tucson
Disney On Ice presents Dream Big – October 14th – 17th. Dream Big features favorite Disney friends such as Mickey, Minnie, Miguel, Moana, Elsa, Belle, Genie, and more. The show highlights all the magic and adventure of Disney’s tales through world-
class figure skating at the Tucson Arena. Tickets on sale now.
Tucson Meet Yourself Festival – October 8th – 10th. Head downtown to enjoy musicians, artisans, dancers, food, special exhibits that celebrate our Southern Arizona.
Mount Lemmon OktoberFest – Weekends September 18th – October 10th. Enjoy the changing fall colors of Mount Lemmon and German food, beer, music and dancing
Tucson Comic Con (POSTPONED UNTIL 2022) –
November 7th & 8th. E xperience the world of comic book fun including a costume contest at the TCC. Expect to see national comic book industry movers and shakers as well as local influencers. It’s a family fun event perfect for all ages, in fact kids 12 and under are free with a paid adult!
Gold Over America Tour Starring Simone Biles – September 21st. The GOLD OVER AMERICA TOUR starring Simone Biles is a celebration of powerful female athletes who, together, are a united force proudly representing the sport of women’s gymnastics and inspiring the next generation of athletes
Helldorado Days – October 15th – 17th. Head down to Tombstone for a day trip and enjoy their annual Helldorado Days. Enjoy agunfight re-enactment shows, street entertainment, fashion shows and a family oriented carnival. The Annual Helldorado Parade is on Sunday.
Year Round Things to do in Tucson
Of course the cooler weather means we can enjoy more of the fabulous outdoor activities Tucson offers.
- Visit the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum
- Hike Saguaro National Park, Sabino Canyon or Catalina State Park
- Visit Tucson Botanical Gardens
- Go Horseback Riding
- Check out Tohono Chul Park
- Explore the Pima Air and Space Museum
- Feed the giraffes at the Reid Park Zoo or farm animals at Funny Foot Farm
- Live music at Hotel Congress Plaza
- Don’t forget the free splash pad fun at the Brandi Fenton and the Marana Splash Pads. Or swim and play at the Oro Valley Aquatic Center.
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