At our family-friendly urban street fair (on Congress Street between Toole Avenue and Church Avenue) the streets are full of activities, food trucks, vendors and street performers. Look for chances to participate in give aways at the vendor and sponsor booths.
May 10 schedule:
THE OUTDOOR 94.9 MIXfm STAGE:
6:30-7:45pm: Odaiko Sonora, Japanese Ensemble Drumming 7:45-8:00pm: Tucson Circus Arts, Free and Family Fun 8:00-9:00pm: Mel Rivers (Formally of the Drifters), R&B, Soul, Classics 9:15-10:30pm: Shrimp Chaperone, Desert Surf Rock
THE KID'S AREA AND THE SOUTHERN AZ TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM: Located at the Historic Train depot at 414 N. Toole Ave. will partner with Cinema La Placita and 2nd Saturdays to bring kids' activities, face painting, choo choo rides and a free movie. Admission is free and the fun begins at 4:30pm with the movie "Despicable Me 2" beginning at 6:30pm. (The Museum opens at 10am every Saturday but will run 10am to 8pm in partnership with 2nd Saturdays).
FOX THEATRE: 17 W. CONGRESS ST. 7:30pm, The movie "Pulp Fiction"
HOTEL CONGRESS: 311 E. Congress St., Saturdaze Dance Party with DJ Bob Felix, Sid the Kid, & DJ Ladiesnight (10:00PM Free, 21+) DO NOT forget your dancing shoes.
RIALTO THEATRE: 318 W. Congress St., 7:30pm, Justice on Tap: AFSC hosts the 8th Annual Local Music Extravanganza (Benefit Concert) with Chicha dust, Carlos Azarte & the Kind Souls, Cyril Barrett and Friends
SPONSORS: CPSA, CenturyLink, Click Automotive Team, Crest Insurance, DesertLeaf Magazine, DTP, Elegant Thought, Hotel Congress, Hotel Tucson Center Inn Suites MIXfmdio, KOLD-TV Channel 13, KXCI 91.3FM Community Radio, MEB Property Management, QuikPrint, ParkWise, The Herbert, The Pioneer Building, The Rialto Block Project, and Scott Stiteler & Rudy Dabdoub and Visit Tucson. For more details, a full schedule and parking maps and directions go to www.2ndsaturdays.com. DOWNTOWN IS OPEN AND FULLY ACCESSABLE WITH PLENTY OF PARKING. Congress Street is open to automobile traffic. You can easily visit your favorite restaurant or bar. Come join in the activities and fun. Its' easier to get around downtown than ever.