What's Up Tucson? Highlights of this weekend's Tucson events

What's happening this weekend in Tucson and the surrounding area? A LOT! 
La Fiesta de los Vaqueros (Tucson Rodeo)
Tucson Rodeo Grounds / 6th Ave and Irvington Rd
Feb 18-26
(Rodeo parade Thursday Feb 23 at 9 a.m.)
2017 Desert Diamond Cup
Kino Sports Complex North Stadium
Saturday February 25
MLS Major League Soccer preseason:
New England Revolution vs. New York City Football Club at 1:00 p.m.
New York Red Bulls vs. Colorado Rapids at 3:30 p.m.
Sporting Kansas City vs. Houston Dynamo at 6:00 p.m.
Tickets $22
Arizona Renaissance Festival
East of Apache Junction on US Highway 60
Saturdays and Sundays through April 11 from 10am-6pm
Medieval amusement park, theatre, circus, arts and crafts fair, joursting tournament, and feast
Advance tickets $22, free parking
Tucson Roadrunners AHL Hockey
Tucson Convention Center
Friday Feb 24 and Saturday Feb 25 at 7:05 p.m.
Hockey games vs. San Jose Barricuda
Tickets start at $14
9th annual Tucson Polar Plunge
Highland Vista Pool / 315 N Woodland Vista
Saturday Feb 25 at 9:00 a.m.
Support Special Olympics Coronado Area by jumping into the icy waters of Highland Vista Pool, plus music, food, costumes
Prizes awarded to top fundraisers and plungers with best costumes
Arizona Women's Basketball
McKale Center
Friday Feb 24 at 6 p.m. vs. UCLA
Sunday Feb 26 at 2 p.m. vs. USC
Final home games of the season
Tickets $8-$10
Arizona Men's Basketball
McKale Center
Saturday Feb 25 at 6:15 p.m.
Final home game of the season, vs. UCLA. ESPN College Game Day pays a visit as well.
Tickets $44-$165
Motown The Musical
Centennial Hall
Daily performances Tuesday Feb 21 through Sunday Feb 26
A musical journey through the history of Motown Records
Tickets start at $19
The Healing Power Of Music
Berger Performing Arts Center / 1200 W Speedway Blvd
Friday Feb 24 through Sunday Feb 26
Performances including the 11 time Grammy nominated R. Carlos Nakai Quartet and local favorite Gabriel Ayala
Tickets $25 and up
Tucson Convention Center
Saturday Feb 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Hip Hop trio performs, best known for their 2016 hit "Bad and Boujee"
Tickets start at $43
Desert Diamond Casino
Friday Feb 24 at 8:00 p.m.
Performance by legendary rock band
Tickets start at $25
Jimmy Eat World
Rialto Theatre
Friday Feb 24 at 8:00 p.m.
Band with Arizona roots performs, best known for their hit "The Middle"
Tickets $35-$45
The Texas Tenors
Fox Theatre
Friday Feb 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Trio features on America's Got Talent performs music including country, classical, broadway and current pop music
Tickets $27-$72
Tucson Hip Hop Festival
191 Toole
Saturday Feb 25 from noon to midnight
Hip hop performers throughout the day headlined by Murs
Tickets $10-$25


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