Amado Chili Cook-off Randy & Rose Estes Classic Car and Motorcycle Show

Community Food and Entertainment Fundraising Event to build a new Amado Youth Center to replace the one destroyed by a flood in September 2018.
FREE ADMISSION. Bottomless Chili Tasting Cups for $5 each. Parking: $3 or 3 cans of food for the Community Food Bank. 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 16, 2019.
– Over 25 Vendors for Food, Crafts (including holiday gifts!), Community Service and Travel/Tourism organizations.
– Chili Tasting Competition begins 10:30 am.
– Car Show: Over 80 vintage and modified cars, trucks, motorcycles and trikes. Judging begins at 10:00 a.m.
– Stage Presentations & Musical Entertainment begin at 9:30 a.m. Featured performers are “Bountiful,” “Hard Scrabble Road,” and “Tonight’s Sunshine.”
– 50-50 Cash Raffle by the Amado Youth Alliance

Luminaria Nights – Fiesta de Navidad

Join us for Luminaria Nights~Fiesta de Navidad in Tubac on Friday, December 6, and Saturday, December 7 from dusk until 9pm. This 35-year tradition is Tubac’s annual celebration of the holiday season. The Village streets will be lined with thousands of traditional candle luminarias.

Enjoy complimentary refreshments and discover great gift ideas in Tubac’s more than 100 galleries, shops and artists’ studios. The shops and galleries will have extended hours from 10am in the morning until 9pm in the evening. There will be holiday music and caroling, and Santa Claus will visit the Village both nights.

Bird Walks – 2020

1st and 2nd Saturday, October

2nd Saturdays, January – April 8:30 a.m.

October, January, February 8:00 a.m.

March & April

Remain with the guide as long as you like, up to 3 hours or as long as birds are active. Walking takes place on and off trail in varied habitats. Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water.

Binoculars available for loan.

Santa Cruz River Guided Hike

4th Sundays, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. January – March

Ranger-guided walk through nature and history along the Santa Cruz River. Meet at Tumacácori, board the shuttle, then hike 4 miles one-way back to the mission. Bring layers, water, snacks, and footwear for all trail conditions.

Dia de San Juan

Welcome the summer and monsoon season with water games and cool refreshments.

Junior Ranger Day

Free entrance to all national parks today! Play, create, learn, and protect while enjoying the park with family. Games, refreshments, crafts and prizes. All ages welcome.

Family Sleepover

A Night at the Mission in 1917. The year is 1917. Spend the night as caretakers of the ruined Tumacácori Mission church.

Camp dinner, s’mores, music, light breakfast.

$30 per adult, $15 per child. Space is limited.

Registration begins October 1 at

O’odham Tash

Art, music, crafts, and heritage. Play a round of toka, sample traditional foods, and celebrate the original residents of Tumacácori.

Yoeme (Yaqui) Ways of Today

Explore Yoeme (Yaqui) culture through ritual, theater, and a unique blend of crafts.

Anza Fun Run: Two Parks, One Trail

Anza Fun Run: Two Parks, One Trail

Saturday, January 25, 2020 10:00 a.m.

Run, walk, march, or stroll 4 miles in the footsteps of Anza’s expedition to California.

Registration begins October 1 at