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Tucson Meet Yourself 2020 still on with socially-distant food experience

Masks required, no dining areas available
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Posted at 8:26 AM, Sep 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-09 22:50:24-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — With the ongoing pandemic, Tucson Meet Yourself Folklife Festival has shifted its food experiences with pop-up to-go stands for this year's event.

There will be 15 food vendors offering food-to-go at three Tucson heritage sites. Attendees are asked to study the menu, go and place your order, and then take it to-go. Customers can watch music and dance performers share cultural expressions on LED screens, while waiting, according to the festival's website.

Below is a schedule of dates and locations of food vendors:

October 10-11, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Mercado San Agustin, 125 South Avenida del Convento

  • Eat Masri Egyptian
  • El Taco Rustico
  • Holy Toledo Oaxacan Cuisine
  • Lajkonik Polish Food
  • O'odham Ladies
  • Patricia's Cuban Cuisine
  • Safe Mission
  • Takoyaki Balls
  • UA Vietnamese Student Association

October 17-18, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Café Santa Rosa, 2615 S 6th Ave.

  • Los Chiquilines Aguas Frescas
  • Hawaiian Shave Ice
  • Mariscos Chihuahua

October 24-25, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 1145 E Fort Lowell Rd.

  • Los Chiquilines Aguas Frescas
  • Daughters of Penelope Greek Food
  • D's Island Grille
  • FruitShack Smoothies
  • Holy Toledo Oaxacan Cuisine
  • J's Kettle Corn
  • Mariscos Chihuahua
  • New Delhi Palace
  • O'odham Ladies
  • Patricia's Cuban Cuisine
  • El Taco Rustico
  • Takoyaki Balls

Masks are required, and no dining areas will be available.

Tucson Meet Yourself will stream all events, including folk artists, musicians, dancers, and more on Facebook and YouTube on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays in October, click here for a schedule.

The festival will also include the folk art marketplace, which will be online from October 1-31.

There will also be a drive-in concert Friday, October 30 from 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. located at 1055 West Grant Road, where you can see the concert safely from inside your car. Attendees are required to wear mask when not seated in the car.

For more information about Tucson Meet Yourself, click here.