Past Events at the Mercado District

Past Events

Thursday, March 18 | 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Local Filmmaker Patrick McArdle Presents ‘Here Comes That Dreamer’ at MSA Annex

Local filmmaker and photographer Patrick McArdle presents the second-ever screening of his new film “Here Comes That Dreamer,” a documentary that focuses on one homeless vet to explore the reality …

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Saturday, February 20 | 6:00PM - 10:00PM
David Huckfelt Record Release Songwriter Circle feat. Howe Gelb, Billy Sedlmayr & Gabriel Sullivan

Live at the MSA Annex: David Huckfelt Record Release Songwriter Circle feat. Howe Gelb, Billy Sedlmayr & Gabriel Sullivan Please join us for this safety-first, socially-distanced outdoor live music event, …

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Saturday, December 12 | 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Live at the Annex: Oliver Ray

Live at the Annex presents: Oliver Ray featuring: Grant Beyschau (Myrrors) & Adan Roberto Martinez Kee. Come experience live music in a safe and socially distanced outdoor environment. Space is …

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Friday, November 27 - Saturday, November 28 | 7:00-10:00pm
Give Thanks For Music

  Two Nights of Live Music on Thanksgiving Weekend Give Thanks for Music November 27th: Amor Deluxe & Katie Haverly November 28th: Mamma Coal & Freddy Parish Doors at 7:00 …

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Friday, November 27 | 11:00AM - 8:00PM
Blax Friday Pop-Up

Join us for a one day pop-up with local makers Adiba Nelson, author of ClaraBelle Blue, Adia Jamille of Jamille Textiles, and Nardia Graham of Created Power 4 You. This event …

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Friday, November 27th, 2020 to Sunday, January 3rd 2021 | 11:00am to 6:00pm, 10:00am to 6:00pm, 10:00am to 4:00pm
Cultivate Tucson

CULTIVATE Tucson is a collective that builds pop-up events in order to introduce makers, designers, small businesses, and non-profits to each other; share emerging talent and spaces; and to create. This year’s …

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Friday, November 20 - Saturday, November 21 | 7:00-10:00pm
Arizona Arts Live Presents: XIXA Live at the Annex

NOVEMBER 20, 2020  & NOVEMBER 21, 2020 XIXA is a guitar-slinging six-piece formed in Tucson, in the heart of the deep Southwest, uniquely attuned to the desert and their Latin …

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Friday, November 13 | 7:15PM - 8:00AM
The Rocky Horror Picture Show 45th Anniversary Drive-In Spectacular

Celebrating it’s 45th anniversary, The Rocky Horror Picture Show presents a special live appearance by its star, Barry Bostwick. It’s the chance to meet the movie’s Brad Majors and the evening …

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Sunday, November 8 | 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Virtual All Souls Procession

All Souls Mausoleum October 18, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – November 7, 2020 @ 10:00 pm Make a pilgrimage to The All Souls Public Mausoleum Located just North of the …

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Saturday, October 31 | 8:00PM - 12:00AM
Hyper Hygienic Halloween

Join us for evening of hyper hygienic Halloween fun with musical sets by DJ Herm, Thomas B, and Church of Set and performances by Flam Chen. This outdoor event has …

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Saturday, June 20 | 6:30PM - 10:00PM
Summer Solstice Yoga

Lean into the longest day of the year with a gentle outdoor yoga practice led by Tucson Yoga Instructor Frank Jude. Bring your own mat, and stretch out in socially …

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Friday June 19th- Sunday July 19th | 7:30-9:00pm
The Magnetic Chamber

The Magnetic Chamber is an ongoing creative research project by Geneva Foster Gluck. Oriented as an ecological intervention, this body of work attends to energy practices which contribute to our …

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Saturday, April 25 | 11:00AM - 4:00PM

Join us for the Fiesta de Garibaldi, happening at the MSA Annex as part of the Tucson International Mariachi Conference. Discover the music, dancing, food, and fun that makes the …

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Saturday, March 14 | 8:30AM - 11:00AM
Reach the Loop

Reach the Loop is a series of monthly meetups in the Southside and Westside to encourage healthier lifestyles. Reach the Loop will take place every second Saturday between November 2019 …

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Thursday, February 27 | 3:00PM - 6:00PM
Delicious Desert

Join us in the Cabinet Room of Agustin Kitchen from 3:00 to 6:00pm on Thursday, Feb. 27th for a a special presentation. Delicious Desert is a presentation by Desert Harvesters …

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Tuesday, February 25 | 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Mardi Gras Party

Let the spirits and libations runneth over this Fat Tuesday, as Westbound throws a Mardi Gras party that’s not to be missed. Enjoy music, face painting, beads, cake, costumes, and …

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Sunday, February 16 | 7:00PM - 12:00AM
March Fourth: Winter Tour

Experience the Winter 2020 tour of MarchFourth as they return to Tucson and the MSA Annex. Doors open at 7pm, show at 8pm. Tickets are $15 in advance, and $20 …

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Friday, February 14 | 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Kids Valentines Dance Party

We’re hosting a kids dance party to celebrate the loveliness of love. Join us for dancing, campfires, s’mores, and fun. The party takes place in the festival grounds at the …

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Saturday, February 1 | 7:00AM - 6:00PM
African Village

The African Art Village consists of approximately 125 African exhibitors, from various countries in Africa, showcasing masks, beads, statues, mud clothes, fabrics, shea butter, African foods and many other items. …

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Saturday, February 1 - Sunday, February 16 | 7:00am - 6:00pm
International World Market

The World Market is a new gem show hitting the Mercado District this year. The market will be hosted alongside the more well known  African Art Village as it makes …

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Friday, January 31, 2020 to Monday, February 3rd, 2020 | 9:00am to 6:00pm
Hopi Jewelry Show

We are thrilled to co-host this very special trunk show during the Tucson Gem Show, featuring jewelry curated by Qwa-Hölo Hopi Silvercraft and SFA Master-Apprentice Artist Awardee Gerald Lomaventema. Handicap …

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Thursday, December 19 - Sunday, December 22 | 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Krampus in Dreamland

The Mercado District and ‘In Shadows’ presents, “Krampus in Dreamland”. An original shadow-puppet performance about a naughty creature named Krampus who has a lot to learn about  holiday spirit. Join …

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Saturday, December 7 | 11:00AM - 2:00PM
Pints & Pups

Help celebrate the season of giving by helping homeless animals. Join us at Westbound on Saturday, December 7th from 11am-2pm for a Humane Society Fundraiser to support homeless pups around …

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Saturday, November 30 | 7:00AM - 11:00PM
Small Business Saturday in the Mercado District

Small Business Saturday is all about shopping small and shopping local, two things we prioritize on a daily basis in the Mercado District! We’re happy to help sponsor FREE rides …

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Saturday, November 9 | 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Tap & Bottle Invitational Beer Festival

Join us for the 2nd Annual T&B Invitational at the MSA Annex with a stellar brewery line up plus the addition of whiskey and wine! Enjoy beverages outside with Live …

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November 1st/ November 3rd | 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Night of the Living Fest

The Night of the Living Fest is back to support the All Souls Procession. We’re happy to partner with Hotel Congress to deliver three days of musical performances at two …

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Sunday, October 27 | 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Lighting of ‘A’ Mountain

Celebrate with students, alumni and the Tucson community as we kick off Homecoming week festivities with the traditional Lighting of “A” Mountain. Watch the “A” glow over Tucson! Please note …

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Friday, October 18 - Sunday, October 20 | 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Tres Dos Uno

Flam Chen, Basic Biology, Noctivision, and Touch Machines have collaborated to create an immersive digital art installation as part of the TenWest impact festival. Come explore the installation while it’s …

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Saturday, October 5 | 5:00PM - 10:00PM
West Coast Music Festival

West Coast Music Festival brings you the best from the west. WCMF is Arizona’s flagship hip-hop event. Last year was amazing, & we are excited to be bringing it back …

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Wednesday, September 18 | 5:30PM - 8:00PM
Transit Ride to Dragoon

Bring your bike lights and join the crew that meets on the third Wednesday of every month for a ride from Transit Cycles to Dragoon Brewery. (September 18th, October 16th, …

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