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29 Nov, 2012, 10:05 ET 2nd Saturdays December 8th: Christmas Comes To Downtown Tucson

 2nd Saturdays for December 8th will be full of festivities and tons of fun for everyone.  There will be Santa Claus, a Holiday Window...


01 Nov, 2012, 15:26 ET 2nd Saturday November 10th: Fall Comes To Tucson, Congress Reopens

 For 2nd Saturday Nov 10th, the footprint will remain the same as events in recent months.  Congress has one lane open to automobiles from...


04 Oct, 2012, 08:30 ET Tucson's 2nd Saturdays is a World of Activity on October 13th

Tucson's October 13th family friendly event will feature Tucson Meet Yourself, Zombie Walk, Tucson Jazz Society's Ellington Band at the Fox, and an...


29 Aug, 2012, 08:30 ET Tucson's 2nd Saturdays Introduces New Kids' Area

Tucson's September 8th Downtown family friendly music festival introduces the Fire Truck Adventure Zone as the new 2nd Saturdays kids' area. ...


02 Aug, 2012, 08:30 ET The Streetcar is Coming, The Streetcar is Coming

TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With construction for the new modern streetcar in Downtown Tucson nearly complete, 2nd Saturdays will...


06 Jul, 2012, 08:30 ET Tucson's 2nd Saturdays July Event Promises No Rain

 Tucson's 2nd Saturdays in July will be International, featuring reggae to belly dancing to Ballet Folklorica, all Downtown on July 14. ...


31 May, 2012, 08:30 ET Tucson's 2nd Saturdays To Host Pink Floyd Tribute At The Fox June 9th

Tucson's 2nd Saturdays continues to bring great music Downtown despite the streetcar construction.  June's event will be no exception with...


02 May, 2012, 09:00 ET Tucson's 2nd Saturdays Moves To Scott Avenue During Streetcar Construction

2nd Saturdays Downtown will reconfigure its May event in order to keep its popular urban street festival alive during the streetcar...


03 Apr, 2012, 10:18 ET Tucson's 2nd Saturdays Downtown Will Relocate During Streetcar Construction

 While construction in Downtown Tucson for the modern streetcar has been moved up, closing Congress Street to all traffic from Toole Avenue to...


23 Mar, 2012, 09:00 ET Caribbean Carnaval Comes to Tucson's 2nd Saturdays Downtown

From The Rialto to the Fox Theatre, Downtown Tucson will resemble a Caribbean nation on April 14th with food, music, street performers, tropical...


24 Feb, 2012, 08:00 ET Classic Rock Rules in March at Tucson's 2nd SATURDAYS

The sounds of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young will dominate the west end of Downtown Tucson on March 10th, with Five Way Street playing a...


22 Nov, 2011, 08:30 ET Holidays Come to Tucson's 2nd SATURDAYS

Downtown Tucson will transform into a little bit of the North Pole, making the 2nd SATURDAYS on December 10th the most festive ever.  Similar...


25 Oct, 2011, 08:30 ET Tucson's 2nd Saturdays Downtown Expands Music Onto 5th Avenue in November

On Saturday, November 12, Brice Winston, who currently tours with Grammy Award winning artist Terence Blanchard, will join Kevin & Tanishia...


15 Sep, 2011, 10:40 ET Tucson's 2nd Saturdays Teams Up With Downtown Museums for "Tucson Rocks"

In October, 2nd Saturdays will team up with Downtown Tucson museums for "Tucson Rocks," a citywide celebration of the art of rock and roll. At the...


01 Sep, 2011, 09:28 ET America's Got Talent 2010 Winner, Michael Grimm, to Perform at Tucson's Rialto Theatre on September 23rd

Tucson's 2nd Saturdays Downtown, Kennedy Events and the Rialto Theatre proudly present the winner of America's Got Talent 2010, Michael Grimm, live...


25 Aug, 2011, 08:30 ET Tucson's 2nd Saturdays Downtown Celebrates Latin Music Month

September's 2nd Saturdays Downtown will help celebrate Calle Congresso, an entire month of Latin music and festivities that was created by a number...


19 Jul, 2011, 08:30 ET 2nd Saturdays Downtown to Celebrate Tucson's Birthday

For the second year, 2nd Saturdays will celebrate Tucson's birthday with its biggest footprint ever, including cars, jazz, free concerts, music at...


22 Jun, 2011, 08:30 ET July's 2nd Saturdays Will Fill Downtown Tucson With Free Music

The July 2nd Saturdays in Downtown Tucson will feature plenty of free music with shows from the Rialto to the Fox Theatre and several places in...


25 May, 2011, 08:30 ET Tucson's June 2nd Saturday to Get "Weird"

Weird Al Yankovic headlines the Fox Theatre in Tucson on June 11 for a paid performance for the family-friendly street festival, 2nd Saturdays....


28 Apr, 2011, 09:16 ET Tucson's 2nd Saturdays' First Anniversary on May 14th Promises to be a Huge Downtown Event

For the first anniversary of 2nd Saturdays, downtown Tucson's monthly street festival, organizers will pull out all the stops.  In addition to...


18 Mar, 2011, 14:02 ET Tucson's 2nd Saturdays Downtown Goes Broadway April 9th

For the first time, the Tucson Symphony Orchestra Pops!, conducted by musical director and conductor George Hanson, will join 2nd Saturdays...


02 Mar, 2011, 10:36 ET Tucson's 2nd Saturdays Downtown Goes Irish for St. Patrick's Day

A confluence of great entertainment and family-friendly fun will take place in the heart of Tucson on Saturday, March 12, 2011.  Congress...


29 Dec, 2010, 09:23 ET January 2nd Saturdays Downtown Rocks Tucson's Congress Street, From the Rialto to the Fox Theatre

The January edition of 2nd Saturdays, scheduled for January 8 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., is set to leave Downtown Tucson buzzing.  Congress...


08 Nov, 2010, 09:38 ET Tucson's 2nd Saturdays Previews New Developments Downtown

Tucson's urban street festival, 2nd Saturdays, kicks off fall and Tucson's holiday scene Saturday, November 13 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. in Downtown...


28 Sep, 2010, 08:30 ET Tucson's 2nd Saturdays Downtown Expects October 9th Event to be the Largest to Date

Event organizers for 2nd Saturdays Downtown expect a huge turnout October 9, 2010 for the urban street festival that has become Tucson's most...