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Tucson Birthday Celebration at the Presidio Museum Sponsored by Desert Diamond Casino

August 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

| Free

The Presidio Museum and the Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission invite you to celebrate the City of Tucson’s Official 242nd Birthday “with a bang” at the Presidio Museum on Monday, August 21, at 5:30 pm.

The festivities will include:

  • A presentation by city officials of the six flags that have flown over Tucson throughout its history
  • A cannon firing by the Presidio Garrison Soldados
  • Tucson’s own Los Changuitos Feos
  • Birthday cake baked by Mexican bakery Dolce Pastello
  • Folklorico dancing of DanzaCultura Mexicana

This year the event continues to grow as a family-friendly food tasting celebrating the robust food culture we enjoy here in Tucson which was recently honored by UNESCO with the title of “City of Gastronomy”. Food presenters will include:

  • Mission Gardens with native heritage food tastings
  • The Tucson Mormon Battalion Monument Foundation
  • The San Xavier Co-operative Farm with produce and products made and grown at the farm
  • The Presidio La Gente with tortillas and prickly pear jelly
  • And many more.

This event is free and open to the public.

Additional sponsors include Long Realty, Los Descendientes del Tucson and the Presidio Neighborhood Association.


Details

Date:
August 21
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://www.TucsonPresidio.com

Venue

Presidio San Agustín del Tucson
186 North Court
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
Phone:
(520)429-0598