Compiled by Nellie Silva
and Diego Lozano III
Arizona International Film Festival
Through April 28
The showcase of independent films continues at venues throughout Tucson. Check the website for a schedule of featured screenings. Single admission tickets cost $8, while admission for seniors, students and military is $6.
Pima County Fair
A varied lineup of performers such as Tyga, Hollywood Undead and Eaton Corbin takes center stage as the county fair returns for the 103rd time. The fairgrounds are located at 11300 S. Houghton Road, one mile south of I-10. Take Houghton Road exit 275. General admission is $8, and parking costs $5.
Springfest Beer Festival
More than 50 craft breweries from across the country will participate in the inaugural festival. Tasting take place at the Rillito Park racetrack, First Avenue and River Road, from 1-5 p.m., with a VIP entrance open at noon. A wide selection of food trucks, music and beer-related activities will be on tap. Admission of $30 presale or $40 after presale includes 20 beer tickets.
Earth Day Festival
and Water Festival
The annual Earth Day Festival returns to the Reid Park DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center, 1100 S. Randolph Way, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. This year, the event joins forces with the Water Festival. Family- friendly events include environmentally-themed exhibits, workshops, performances, an art show and hands-on activities for all ages. Highlights include a solar model car race, an alternate fuel vehicle show and a 3-mile Walk for Water. Admission is free. Anyone who rides a bike to the park can present their safety helmet to a cashier and enjoy free admission to the Reid Park Zoo.
Cowboy Music Festival
and Western Art Show
The third annual Tucson Cowboy Music Festival and Western Art Show will take place at Old Tucson, 201 S. Kinney Road. Musicians pay homage to influences of the American West. Artists will have handmade works on display for purchase. Festival hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. both days. Tickets cost $16.65 for ages 12 and up.