Top 5 Things To Do In Tucson This March


Gianni Martinez, Sports Editor

1.Tucson Festival of Books

Do you love reading? Do you love finding good books in your local community? Well then come and participate in the Tucson Festival of Books! This is a free event for family and friends to come together and enjoy two days of author talks, signings, and local performers. They’ll also include T-shirts for $10, tote bags for $20, and you can take your chances at spinning the wheel of prizes for some awesome merch!

Where: Located at the University of Arizona Mall

When: Saturday, March 14-Sunday March 15 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Cost: FREE!

2.Yo-Glow at YogaOasis

Get ready for an illuminating experience where you can take the relaxation of yoga to a whole new level, decorate yourself with colorful neon paint as you’re put in a room with nothing but black lights to enhance the sensory experience!

Where: YogaOasis Central, 2631 N. Campbell Ave.

When: Saturday, March 9, 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Cost: $10 in advance and $12 at the door

3.Art Market and Flower Festival at TMA

This festival of art includes more than 100 local artists with their crafts, artwork, pottery, glass, jewelry, and gift items! Additionally local florists and nurseries will participate in offering an array of beautiful art. Don’t worry about bringing your own snacks, this event also includes food as well as concerts and other programs throughout the weekend. So come and enjoy your time with friends and family in this all inclusive free event!

Where: Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 N. Main Ave.

When: Friday-Sunday, March 15-17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: FREE!

4. Historic Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair

Come down to this historic street fair where they’ll be over 300 artists from all over the world, 40 food vendors, and 20 local musicians. Don’t feel like walking during this event? No worries there will be a free shuttle service provided from the Pennington Street Garage and the Tyndall Avenue Garage by VIP Taxi. This fun, all inclusive event has been around in Tucson for more than 50 years!

Where: Historic Fourth Avenue, 434 E. 9th Street

When: March 22-24, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend!

5. Water Lantern Festival

Make memories this March with friends and family as you send off a beautiful lantern into the luminescent water and watch as lanterns begin the fill the Silverbell Lake, located here in Tucson. This water lantern festival brings people from all parts of Tucson together, in a magical night with food and music. This is more than just an event, this is an experience, it includes:

  • Floating lantern to launch on the water
  • Commemorative drawstring bag
  • Marker to decorate your lantern
  • Wristband for entry into the event

Where: Silverbell Lake

When: Saturday, March 30, 3:30-9 p.m.

Cost: $25-$40