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Tucson City of Gastronomy – Pueblos del Maíz Festival

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - April 13 @ 10:00 pm

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Tucson City of Gastronomy‘s 3rd annual Pueblos del Maíz is back. The year-long international Festival will kick off in Tucson. Enjoy chef demonstrations, food vendors, live music, and art installations. The festivities will take place over 4 days with each night offering a different event.

Thursday, April 11th, 7 – 10 pm

The Carriage House will have featured Tucson Chefs in addition to visiting chefs from Mérida MX, San Antonio TX, and Bergamo-Gandino, IT. Wine-paired courses will be served with culinary creations featuring Maíz. Tickets are available for purchase here.

The Carriage House
125 S Arizona Ave Tucson, AZ 85701


Friday, April 12th, 7 – 11 pm

Bidi Bidi Banda will be playing at Hotel Congress. Enjoy the night, listening to Selena’s hits at this 21+ event. Tickets are available in advance here or at the door.

Hotel Congress
311 E. Congress St.
Tucson, AZ 85701


Saturday, April 13th, 4 – 10 pm

This free event will feature live music, local food, artists, art installations, and activities for the family. All ages welcome. Celebrate the significance of Maíz in the Sonoran Desert.

Kennedy Park Fiesta Area
3357 South La Cholla Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85713


Sunday, April 14th, 6 – 11 pm

Cimafunk, Grammy-nominated artist will perform at the Rialto Theatre. This Afro-Cuban star will perform with his live band. Don’t miss out on a night of dancing; tickets available here.

The Rialto Theatre
318 East Congress Street
Tucson, AZ 85701