Tucson Meet Yourself
Tucson Meet Yourself celebrates the living traditional arts of Arizona-Sonora’s ethnic communities. The Annual Folklife Festival takes place the 2nd weekend every October in downtown Tucson’s El Presidio Park Jacome Plaza Tucson Convention Center plaza and La Placita Village. This free family-friendly folk-life event features over 200 performers and artists plus 60 ethnic clubs sharing their traditional foods music dances stories and heritage. Traditions of Health & Wellness is the theme for 2011. Healthy delicious ethnic foods a Tucson MOVE Yourself path guiding festival goers through activities including dance & martial arts workshops and a Health & Wellness Expo with healing techniques and fitness demos will be featured. Other special events include our Low Rider Show Artisan Marketplace and a special event at the Fox Theater celebrating our founder ‘Big Jim’ Griffith.