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Southern Arizona weekend event guide for June 9th through 11th

Southern Arizona
Posted at 6:34 AM, Jun 09, 2023

Breaking down an action-packed weekend in Southern Arizona, here are some opportunities to have some fun with the whole family:

Willcox Ranching Heritage Festival 2023
Ranching culture will be on full display at the 2023 Willcox Ranching Heritage Festival

Ranching Heritage Festival
Railroad Park, 157 N Railroad Avenue Willcox, Arizona
June 9: Festivities begin at 4 p.m.
June 10: Doors open at 10 a.m.

Taking place in Historic Willcox, the two day festival is action packed with live demonstrations, including horsemanship, trick-roping, and blacksmithing. There will also be VR experiences, food and live music.

Friday Night Live Concert Series
Friday Night Live Concert Series

Friday Night Live Concert Series at Main Gate Square
Main Gate Square 814 E. University Blvd. Tucson, Arizona
June 9: 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Attention all music lovers, the summer concert series at Main Gate Square kicks off on Friday, June 9. Native to the old pueblo, classic rock band Split Decision will take the stage. Admission to the concert is free for all ages.

Desert Museum

Cool Summer Nights at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum 2021 N. Kinney Rd. Tucson, Arizona
June 10: 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Families looking to get outdoors while still beating the heat, can enjoy a special experience at the desert museum every Saturday during the summer. Each week will have a different theme, the theme for Saturday, June 10 will be World Oceans Night.


2nd Annual Lavender Festival
Rhumb Line Vineyard and Lavender Farm
6255 S. Bennett Pl. Willcox, Arizona
June 10: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For the early risers, the second annual Lavender Festival is blossoming this weekend in Willcox. There are opportunities for wine and beer tastings, in addition to local artisans and live music.

Tucson Botanical Garden 2

Dog Days of Summer at Tucson Botanical Gardens
Tucson Botanical Gardens 2150 N. Alvernon Way Tucson, Arizona
All weekend: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Looking for an event you can bring your furry friends with you to? Tucson Botanical Gardens is hosting its 'Dog Days of Summer.' All weekend long, you can bring your pets to enjoy the flora and fauna of the lavish gardens.