Downtown Has Its Own Rodeo Celebration at the Steinfeld Warehouse

February 19, 2013

While the Tucson Rodeo is bucking on the South Side on Feb. 23, the 3rd Annual Rodeo Days Arts Celebration will give Downtown a day-long art show with live music, beer, bacanora, food trucks and horse-drawn carriage rides.rodeo days logo

The festivities will be centered around the historic Steinfeld Warehouse, 101 W. 6th St., from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Admission is free. Dress Western or Old West Style is encouraged.

Celebrate rodeo weekend Downtown and get a peek at the Steinfeld Warehouse, which has been empty since 2007. The Warehouse Arts Management Organization now owns the Steinfeld and plans to revive it with apartments and artist studios.

The rodeo event will offer a celebration of arts, music, history, and culture.

Artists showcase will feature fine art, glass, ceramics, leather, jewelry, wood, garden art in the Steinfeld. There will be live music and dancing featuring Ruben Moreno’s Mariachi Herradura, Arizona Dancehands, George Howard’s R & B Band, and Stefan George’s country ensemble The Ditch Riders.

Taste beer from Downtown breweries and sample bacanora from Sonora. A percentage of sales benefit Tucson Musicians Museum Mentorship Program and WAMO’s Friends of Steinfeld Warehouse.

Satisfy your appetite with Dinnerware’s Food Truck Round-up. A percentage of sales benefits Dinnerware Gallery.

Horse-drawn carriage rides with Sentinel Carriage Company will be offered.

The Rodeo Days Art Celebration Downtown is organized and produced by Susan French with French Accent Original Art & Design and Tucson Musicians Museum; Former Mayor Bob Walkup; Marvin Shaver with Warehouse Artists Management Organization and the Downtown Tucson Partnership