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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Tucson Happenings from Arizona Families 10 Ideas for Rodeo Break Weekend {Family Event Calendar February 19-23, 2020}

Tucson Happenings from Arizona Families 
10 Ideas for Rodeo Break Weekend 
 {Family Event Calendar February 19-23, 2020}

All the details for many fun and free or affordable things to do with the entire family- see the full event calendar link below.


10 Ideas for Rodeo Break and Beyond
Jennifer Vimmerstedt Photography

1. See the Rodeo- La fiesta de los vaqueros
 is here! Join us all week for the best rodeo action! If you can't make it, this weekend's performances will be live streamed on our official partner, Wrangler Network. INFO and times HERE

February 15-23, 2020

2. The Rodeo Parade has over 200 non-motorized floats on display. Route is from Park Ave and Ajo Way , proceeding south on Park to Irvington. Tickets for grandstand seating and more info call 520-294-1280.
or Parade Info HERE

Thursday, February 20, 2020 9am-1pm

3. See the current show at The Gaslight Theatre Tucson. It's a "Showdown in Tucson" and a guaranteed good time with all the cowpokes this weekend some seats still available 

Shows all weekend now and through March 29,2020

4. Tucson Botanical Gardens Family Day
Celebrate carnival, family style, this Friday at TBG. Paying homage to the festive colors and opulence of the Rio Carnival, we will be throwing quite the party! Complete with face painting, samba music and dance, and STEAM based activities, our festivities will promote cultural understanding of the Rio de Janiero tradition. Our festival will be a moveable feast, with families experiencing aspects of the carnival season at each activity table.

Friday, February 21, 9am-12pm

5.Come out to Rodeo Night at Trail Dust Town! Therapeutic Ranch for Animals and Kids (TRAK) will be here with a petting zoo and horse rides! There will also be food and drink specials, amusement rides, stunt shows, and fun western activities for kids! The Unwound Band - Tucson will also be playing a barn dance in the Savoy Opera House starting at 7pm!!!
Wristband ($12): Unlimited rides on the amusement rides, one stunt show admission, one entry to the petting zoo. Horse Ride: $5 or 2 Wooden Nickels Wooden Nickels ($2.50 each- Buy 10, Get 2 Free) Amusements Rides are 1 wooden nickel each. Stunt show ticket is 2 wooden nickels each. Petting zoo admission is 1 wooden nickel. Horse ride is 2 wooden nickels.Barn Dance with the Unwound Band- $5 each

Friday, February 21, 5pm-8pm

6. Viva Rodeo Fiesta The Rodeo Parade passes right in front of Viva Performing Arts Center and we have official Parade announcers introducing all parade entries. Entertainment and much more!

Thursday, Feb. 20th. 7:30 am to 12 pm

7.Join #mrnaturesmusicgarden  for fun interactive music fun!! LETS JAM! #littleleafs Music is so great for all ages and Mr. Nature entertains and facilitates wonderful music times for kids and everyone! 3 different free shows this weekend!

Whole Foods Speedway Friday 2/21 10-11am
Bookmans NW Ina Saturday 2/22 10-11am
Mildred and Dildred in La Encatada Sunday 2/23 11am-12pm

8.This N' That Creative Studio 7401 E. 22nd Street Tucson AZ 85710 Participants will enjoy two fun filled days of creativity and exploration. Projects will include re-purposing, t-shirt or tote bag design, painting, LEGOS, STEAM projects, movies and games. Open to children ages 5-12. Camp will run on . Children should bring a water bottle and sack lunch each day. We will provide snacks and water. Please specify any allergies upon registration.

Thursday, 2/20 and Friday, 2/21 from 9am-5pm. Before and after care available from 8-9 and 5-6PM for an additional fee

9 .International Wildlife Museum at 4800 W. Gate's Pass Rd.Howdy pardners! Put on your best western duds and join us at this rootin' tootin' western party! Yes, dressing up is encouraged!Why, there'll even be a make-your-own trail mix bar, cactus pretzel rods, and if you need to wet your whistle, saddle up to the saloon for an ice cold sarsaparilla!Come make your own sheriff's vest, clothespin cowboys, horses and more. See if you can find all the animals wearing bandanas around the museum! Greenhorns can get some roping practice in on our lasso toss.
Admission is only $5 and Museum Members are Free, y'all! *Bring your pennies, sarsaparilla is sold separately. Have the most fun this side of the Mississippi!

Friday, February 20 10-11am

10.Almost time for the 10th Annual Rodeo Days Arts Celebration! Artisans message us if you'd like more info or to participate. Everyone mark your calendars for Plaza Palomino's biggest event of the year: Live mariachi, country bands, art vendors, food trucks, craft beers and NEW this year - a Cornhole-toss Competition with Tucson Notables, benefitting the Pueblo Optimist Club of Tucson. Rodeo Days Arts Celebration promises a full day of western-themed fun for the whole family!

Saturday, February 29, 2020, 10AM-4PM Plaza Palomino.


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