- El Dia De San Juan Festival
24 Mon Jun 2013
One of Tucson's traditional summer events marks the day the monsoon rains start to build. The celebration honors St. John the Baptist (patron saint of water), and features a traditional procession and the blessing of an altar. The public is welcome to join in the procession. There is the famous charreada (Mexican rodeo), mariachis, folklorico dancers, and live music. Charros and escaramuzas will perform on horseback. There will also be games and activities for children and families; booths and tables offering information on services available to the public, and food and refreshments on sale. Staged on the corner of Congress Street and Avenida del Convento at the Mercado San Agustin.
100 S. Avenida Del Convento, Tucson, AZ 85745
5pm-10pm Admission is free