This list of things to do around Tucson, Marana, Oro Valley and Sahuarita includes events by local businesses and organizations including markets, drive-ins, music, virtual events and more.

With the updated guidance and the number of new COVID-19 cases reported in Pima County remaining low, we've added indoor events back to our weekly list of things to do!

Things change quickly these days, so check for the latest information. Links are included with every activity listed.

Open-air and indoor events¬†ūüė∑

Sunset Yoga

Join Tucson Yoga Jam under the trees at the park for yoga hour with occasional guest DJs. Remember to bring your mat and water.

Where: Armory Park, 222 S. Fifth Ave.

When: Wednesday, June 16, 6-7:30 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend

Visit the Tucson Yoga Jam Facebook event page for more information.

Tucson Juneteenth Festival 

The day-long Tucson Juneteenth Festival has both in-person and virtual celebrations for the whole family to enjoy. Tune in to the Pima Community College YouTube page in the morning from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to see performances and talks from community groups and leaders from previous Juneteenth festivals. Then, head to the Dunbar Pavilion, 325 W. Second Street, in the afternoon from 4-8 p.m. for a live event with vendors and food trucks. 

When: Saturday, June 19

Visit the Tucson Juneteenth Festival Facebook page for more information. 

Coven Night Market

Shop a quirky evening market and shop oddities and unusual finds. 

Where: Woolly Fern, 4401 E. Speedway

When: Saturday, June 19, 5-8 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend

Visit the When + Where Co Facebook event page for more information.

Mercadito del Barrio Night Market

Shop in the cooler summer air from Latinx and Indigenous artists, makers and food vendors. 

Where: Galeria Mitotera, 1802 S. Fourth Ave. 

When: Saturday, June 19, 6-9 p.m. 

Visit the Galeria Mitotera Facebook page for more information. 

MotoMarket: Summer Edition

Shop a mini market and grab a few brews at MotoSonora Brewing Company. Vendors include, AK Koncepts, In Bloom Plant Co., EZ Muddy, Little Rabbit Jewelry, Desert Dweller, Threads and Boom's Closet.

Where: MotoSonora Brewing Company, 1015 S. Park Ave.

When: Thursday, June 17, 7-10 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend, but bring money for fro,sty brews and shopping

Reggae Thursdays at Chicago Bar

Stop by Chicago Bar for reggae beats, vocals, dancing and tasty food.

Where: Chicago Bar, 5954 E. Speedway Blvd.

When: Thursday, June, 17, 7 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend

Visit the Chicago Bar Facebook event page for more information.

Indoor Live Music at Casa Marana 

Visit Casa Marana for frosty brews and rhythmic strumming music performed by Midnight Sapphire.  

Where: Casa Marana Craft Beer, Wine and Spirits, 8225 N. Courtney Page Way

When: Wednesday, June 16, 7-9 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend

Visit the Casa Marana Facebook page for more information. 

Epic Fridays with DJ Tony T

Dance to bumpin' beats by DJ Tony T featuring salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia, reggaeton and more.

Where: Brother John's Beer, Bourbon & BBQ, 1801 N. Stone Ave.

When: Friday, June 18, 9 to midnight 

Cost: $5 cover, register for reserved seating

Visit the Brother John's Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Facebook page for more information. 

Trivia Night at Caps & Corks

Test your knowledge with indoor/outdoor trivia with Team Trivia of Tucson. The highest scoring teams will win a prize. 

Where: Caps & Corks, 3830 W. River Road

When: Wednesday, June 16, 6-8 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend, but bring some money for frosty brews

Visit the Caps & Cork Facebook event page for more information.

Open Air Cinema at The Loft

The Loft is continuing outdoor screenings at its Open Air Cinema all summer long!

Schedule:

June 16: "My Own Private Idaho"

June 17: "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert"

Where: The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway

Cost: $10, discounts are available. 

Check The Loft's Facebook event page and website for more films as they are added throughout the summer.

Lookout Tucson Concert Series

The Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa and the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance are teaming up to offer live jazz music. This month enjoy a performance by Sheryl Ann Starlight.

Where: Westward Look Bar and Grille, 245 E. Ina Road

When: Wednesday, June 16, 5-7 p.m.

Cost: $10, plus food and beverage costs. Open to ages 21 and up.

Visit the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance Facebook event page for more information. 

Santa Pachita at Monterey Court

Listen to some Latin fusion music performed by Santa Pachita at the Monterey Court Studio Galleries and Cafe. 

Where: Monterey Court Studio Galleries and Cafe, 505 W. Miracle Mile

When: Friday, June 18, 7 p.m.

Cost: $10

Visit the Monterey Court Facebook event page for more information.

Late Night Outdoor Music at The Hut

Get dressed up and dance hear Mason perform rock music faves from the 60’s like Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin and more. 

Where: The Hut Tucson, 305 N. Fourth Ave.

When: Saturday, June 19, 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Cost: Free to attend, reservations available

Visit The Hut's Facebook event page for more information.

Crooked Yoga

Stretch and bend then cool off with a beer at Crooked Tooth brewery. Bring your mat!

Where: Crooked Tooth Brewing Co., 228 E. Sixth St. 

When: Saturday, June 19, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Cost: $12, includes a pint of beer

Visit the Crooked Tooth Brewing Co. Facebook event page for more information.

Elvis and Marilyn at Little Anthony's Diner

Join Little Anthony's Diner for Saturday night concerts at their outdoor classic car hop. Elvis and Marilyn will be performing!

Where: Little Anthony's Diner, 7010 E. Broadway

When: Saturday, June 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend

Visit the Little Anthony's Diner Facebook event page for more information.

Badlands at St. Philip's Plaza

Sit back and listen to your favorite country and pop music hits at St. Philip's Plaza.

Where: St. Philip's Plaza, 4280 N. Campbell Ave.

When: Thursday, June 17, 7-10 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend, but bring money for bites and drinks

Visit the Facebook event page for more information.

The County Line at AZ Hops and Vines

Enjoy fine wine and tasty pairings with some live music on the wide open patio at AZ Hops and Vines. 

Where: AZ Hops and Vines, 3450 AZ-82 in Sonoita

When: Saturday, June 19, 2-5 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend, but bring money for bites and wine

Visit the AZ Hops and Vines Facebook event page for more information.

Sculpture Park Exhibition

See 20 large-scale sculptures by local and regional artists as part of the "Rough Terrain" exhibition hosted by SculptureTucson. 

Where: Brandi Fenton Memorial Park, 3482 E. River Road

When: Wednesday-Saturday through July 4, noon to 5 p.m. 

Cost: Free

Visit the SculptureTucson website for more information. 

Dog Days of Summer

Tucson Botanical Garden is hosting a paw-tastic event, now through Sept. 30. Bring your furry friend with you this summer and walk the Botanical Gardens.

Where: Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way

When: Daily through Sept. 30

Cost: Dog admission is $3, or you can add a dog to your garden membership for $20

Visit the Tucson Botanical Gardens Facebook page for more information.

Hermitage Cat Shelter $1 Clothing Sale

This event will have a selection of clothing, shoes and accessories to pick through. All of the proceeds will go to Hermitage Cat Shelter’s No-Kill Sanctuary. Only 40 people allowed in to shop at once. Masks are required at this event.

Where: Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter & Sanctuary, 5278 E. 21st St.

When: Friday and Saturday, June 18-19, 7-11 a.m.

Cost: Free to attend

Third Saturday Music Fair

Shop and swap a huge selection of new and used musical instruments and accessories like home audio equipment, records, CDs , vintage guitars and some fun stuff from Mark's World Famous Guitar Lounge. Danke Food will be in the parking lot serving tasty bites all day. Don't miss the musical performances throughout the day.

Where: House of Bards, 4915 E. Speedway

When: Saturday, June 19, noon to 11 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend

Picture Rocks Food Fest

Take a sunset stroll with family and furry friends at this laid-back evening market. Enjoy live music, food trucks and locally-grown produce.

Where: Picture Rocks Food Fest, 6780 N. Sandario Road

When: Friday, June 18, 4-8 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend, but bring money for tasty bites

Visit the Picture Rocks Food Fest Facebook event page for more information.

St. Philip's Plaza Market

Enjoy your shopping in the open, cool shade and near peaceful flowing fountains. Shop for uniquely handmade, handcrafted, home-grown and home-baked products.

Where: St. Philip's Plaza, 4280 N. Campbell Ave.

When: Saturdays and Sundays, 8 a.m. to noon. 

Visit the St. Philip's Plaza Market Facebook page for more information.

Drive-thru and drive-up events¬†ūüöó

Carpool Movie: "Finding Nemo"

Grab some blankets and pop the trunk. Cactus Drive-In Theatre and Medella Vina Ranch will be showing "Finding Nemo."

Where: Cactus Drive-In Theatre, 6201 S. Wilmot Road

When: Thursday, June 17, 8-10 p.m.

Cost: $20 per vehicle

Visit the Cactus Drive-In Facebook event page for more information.

Free Summer Drive-in Movie: "Onward"

Drive-in for a fun freebie movie with Sahuarita Parks and Recreation. Gates open at 7:15 p.m. No registration required.  

Where: Quail-Creek Veterans Municipal Park, 1905 N. Old Nogales Highway

When: Friday, June 18, 8 p.m. 

Cost: Free

Visit the website for more information.

Santa Cruz River Farmers' Drive-thru Market

Beat the heat and get first dibs on fresh produce and tasty treats at the Santa Cruz Farmer's Drive-thru Market at its new location.

Where: Mercado San Agustin, 221 S. Avenida del Convento

When: Thursdays, 8-10 a.m.

Cost: Free to attend, but bring money for drive-thru shopping

Visit the Santa Cruz River Farmers' Market Facebook page for more information.

Kids and Teens ūüéą

$3 Ticket Tuesdays at Reid Park Zoo

Enjoy a fun summer day at the zoo and visit the new flamingo lagoon and prehensile-tailed skink. 

When: Tuesdays through the month of June 

Where: Reid Park Zoo, 3400 E. Zoo Court

Cost: $3 on Tuesdays 

Visit the Reid Park Zoo website for more information. 

Discovery Night at The Children's Museum

Are your kids bored? Then head downtown for half-price admission, bilingual programming and extended evening hours at the Children's Museum. 

Where: Children's Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave.

When: Thursday, June 17, 5-7 p.m.

Cost: $4.50 per person

Visit the Children's Museum's website for more information.

Sounds of the Sonoran Desert on Zoom

Kids ages 6-13 can learn about the variety of nature sounds and discuss their significance with Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation.

When: Saturday, June 19, 11 a.m. to noon

Cost: Free, register two days in advance to the event

Visit Pima County Public Library Facebook event page for more information.

365 Days: A Short Story Workshop

Teens and tweens ages 12 and up can join writing coach Traci Moore on Zoom for a fiction story writing workshop which includes writing exercises, discussion, and tips for writing stories that sing.

When: Thursday, June 17, 2-3:30 p.m. 

Cost: Free

Visit the Pima County Public Library website to register. 

Virtual Events¬†ūüíĽūüď≤

Virtual Tarot

Join this virtual gathering with any tarot or oracle deck of your choice. Remember to have a notebook and pen handy before the meeting.

When: Friday, June 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Visit the Ninth House Facebook event page for more information.


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