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DOWNTOWN KICKS OFF 2016 AT 2ND SATURDAYS JANUARY 9TH
Tucson, AZ – December 30, 2015-Get ready for 2016 Downtown at 2nd Saturdays on January 9th. Winter hours for January and February 2nd Saturdays events are 2-8pm. There are activities and street performers to entertain you from Toole Ave. to Church Ave. The music by live, local bands ramps up at 4pm on the the live 94.9 MIXfm Stage at Scott and Congress. Check the 2nd Saturdays web for schedule of bands and live stage performances at www.2ndsaturdays.com. Vendors and food trucks will only be available from 2-4pm so stroll on Congress and find your favorite kind of food or your favorite food truck. Vendors will be selling hand made puppets, jewelry and much more. As you stroll on Congress, sample Tucson’s Downtown family friendly, urban street festival. There is fun for all ages. Some sponsors and vendors have prizes for you to win. Don’t miss the Downtown scene along Sun Link’s Downtown route. Hop on at any stop along the Sun Link corridor to be part of 2nd Saturdays, January 9th.
The Kids’ Area at the Southern Arizona Transportation Museum located at 414 N. Toole has interactive fun for the kids at 4:30pm and a free movie. The movie January 9th is “Planes: Fire and Rescue” (PG) and starts at 5:30pm. Activities include free rides on a choo-cho and other fun things for your little ones.
94.9 MIXfm Scott Ave. Stage: Kicks off at 4pm Live, local bands will perforn on the Scott Ave. Stage located at Scott and Congress. Plenty of room to sit and enjoy the free performances. Check www.2ndsaturdays.com for schedule and a list of bands.
FOX THEATRE, 17 W. CONGRESS STREET, TBA
HOTEL CONGRESS: 311 E. CONGRESS STREET, RETRO GAME SHOW NIGHT PRESENTS: FAMILY FUSS (Doors at 6pm, $12 Reserved Seating / $10 Day of Show, must be 21+)
RIALTO THEATRE: 318 E. CONGRESS STREET, The Music of Buena Vista Social Club Performed by Café Jaleo
WEST SIDE RIDES CLASSIC CAR CLUB: on 6th Ave. You won’t want to miss these great classic cars. Cars like the first one you owned or like your dad drove.
Current Prime Sponsors moving forward for 2015 are: Click Automotive Team, DTP, Elegant Thought, Hotel Congress, 94.9 MIXfm Radio, KOLD-TV Channel 13, KXCI 91.3FM Community Radio, Concord Construction, MEB Property Management, QuikPrint, Park Tucson, The Rialto Block Project, Rio Nuevo District, Scott Stiteler & Rudy Dabdoub, Sinfonía HealthCare and Visit Tucson.
Merchant Sponsors are: The Chicago Store, Hydra Clothing-Footwear-Accessories, and Long Realty.
Look for all details, parking and the complete schedule at www.2ndsaturdays.com.