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Presidio San Agustin Museum is a re-creation of the Tucson Presidio built in 1775. Visitors travel back in time to learn about life as early Tucsonans would have lived it. Docent tours discuss life in the Presidio for soldiers and other residents. Additional highlights include an original Sonoran row house and a prehistoric pit house. Previous Slide 1/12 Next

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Monday, August 21, 5:30 pm

The Presidio Museum and the Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission invite you to celebrate the City of Tucson’s Official 242nd Birthday “with a bang”!

The festivities will include:

  • A presentation by city officials of the six flags that have flown over Tucson throughout its history
  • A cannon firing by the Presidio Garrison Soldados
  • Tucson’s own Los Changuitos Feos
  • Birthday cake baked by Mexican bakery Dolce Pastello
  • Folklorico dancing of DanzaCultura Mexicana

       This year the event continues to grow as a family-friendly food tasting celebrating the robust food culture we enjoy here in Tucson which was recently honored by UNESCO with the title of “City of Gastronomy”.  Food presenters will include: 

  • Mission Gardens with native heritage food tastings
  • The Tucson Mormon Battalion Monument Foundation
  • The San Xavier Co-operative Farm with produce and products made and grown at the farm
  • The Presidio La Gente with tortillas and prickly pear jelly
  • Many more!

This event is free and open to the public. 

Additional sponsors include Long Realty, Los Descendientes del Tucson and the Presidio Neighborhood Association.



"An Evening in the Presidio District"

Progressive Dinner & Fundraiser

Saturday, September 23, 5 pm 


Enjoy the beautiful evening ambiance of the Presidio Museum with a tequila tasting, an appetizer, and historic demonstrations. Afterwards, the party will move over to La Cocina restaurant, where participants will indulge in more heritage tastes on the beautiful courtyard patio during dinner and dessert including one alcoholic drink. $95/person or $180 for two people.


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