Comfort Inn & Suites
8425 N. Cracker Barrel Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85743-8582
Phone: (520) 579-1099
Fax: (520) 579-6938
Tower Theatres is the only locally owned and run movie theatre in Southern Arizona but that doesn't mean the quality is not competitive with the bigger chain theaters in the area. In fact, Tower Theatres at Arizona Pavilions is considered one of the best places to enjoy the latest film due to it's stadium seating, spacious legroom and chair size and it's selection of newly released films and it's impressive number of screens. Grab a Pepsi and some freshly made popcorn and enjoy the latest thriller, if your lucky, it may just be in 3-D.
This 15-theater cineplex cinema inside the Foothills Mall in Tucson's northwest gives you all the latest releases from Hollywood all the time. The first show starts at 11a, and the last show is at 11p. The concession stands don't take credit cards, but you can purchase a coupon at the box office for food and drink items at the stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information please call or see their website.
The American Indian nations across the continent have developed and preserved their music, dance and food through hundreds of years. This gathering is aimed at educating the public on their traditional culture. There is authentic artwork, demonstrations of dances and children's activities to promote a better understanding of the indigenous ways. The event is held at Rillito Park racetrack on a weekend in late November. Admission is USD5, and visitors are requested to bring a new toy for an American Indian child. Lots of free parking is available.
If you're willing to wait a few weeks, you don't have to pay a high price to see the latest Hollywood releases: Tucson's GKC lets you watch them for a very nominal price, at full length! And here's the major attraction: On Tuesday nights, they allow you to bring your own bucket for popcorn and they fill it up at a very low price! Just go look at the crowds lining up on Tuesdays at this fabulous movie house just north of the Tucson Mall! Any day of the week, it offers concession stands that serve junk food that is much superior to anything offered at other theaters in town. Try the ice cream!
This multiplex has several screens for your viewing pleasure. For a more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information please call or see their website.
Due to massive construction at the university, Tucson's biggest carnival had to move from the University of Arizona campus to Rillito Downs, the historic racetrack on First Avenue. This gigantic annual event is the country's biggest carnival organized by students. Even though the location has moved, the fun remains the same. The event features food booths, concert stages, fun rides and kids' activities run entirely by student volunteers.
The Pound is a popular music venue that hosts entertaining gigs throughout the year. Featuring different bands/artists, it appeals to a wider base of music lovers. This modern venue is equipped with the latest acoustics system that further enhances the musical experience. While you are in town, do attend a gig here.
Tiny Town Gallery is a creative space used for concerts, movies and anything that is artistic. Done up minimally so that it can be transformed according to the event, Tiny Town also has a screen printing facility in its premises. Artists can create their own posters and stickers in this zone. A DIY venue, it is equipped with a good sound system and lighting to make any live gig a success. Some of their previous line ups are Terry Malts, Human Behavior and The Crux.
If you enjoy watching plays and dramas, Pima Community College Proscenium Theater is just the place for you to visit during a trip to Tucson. This dazzling theater is equipped with the finest equipment available, which makes the plays even better to watch, with their awesome sound effects and amazing lighting. The theater is large enough to accommodate 425 people and is extremely popular in Tucson. Definitely a great place to visit during a trip to Tucson.
This 500-seat hall, located on the School for the Deaf and the Blind campus on the west side of town, has become one of Tucson's most popular venues for small orchestras, chamber musicians, folk music performers and dance troupes. Occasionally, it is used for corporate board meetings and scientific conferences. Acoustically, it has earned praise from noted musicians; quite an achievement in this age of questionable acoustic design. Call ahead for event schedules.
Located in Tucson, the Tucson Symphony Centre hosts a large schedule of enriching orchestra and symphony shows. The center is home to the Tucson Symphony Orchestra for their 60 yearly performances. Many other touring performances also make a stop at this theater. The center is very modern and comfortable, and provides for great acoustics and views from nearly every seat.
The Donna R. Liggins Recreation Center is named in honor of the Tucson resident’s over four decades-long stint at the city’s Parks and Recreation department. This venue plays host to an array of cultural and community events throughout the year. From fun days and game clubs, to fitness programs and fundraisers, their schedule offers something for all ages. Sports enthusiasts can avail of their excellent sporting facilities.