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Fort Lowell Day

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Fort Lowell Day
In partnership with the Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood Association
Saturday, February 24, 2024
11 am-3:30 pm
FREE

Fort Lowell Day celebrates the Fort Lowell Neighborhood, Fort Lowell’s history, and the history of the area those two now encompass.

Schedule:

11 am-3 pm             Children’s Activities at the Fort Lowell Museum
11-11:45 am:           4th Cavalry Band Performance
12-12:30 pm:           Flag Raising Ceremony
12-2 pm:                  Trio Gala Mariachis Performance along Fort Lowell Road
12:30-1:30 pm:        Tour of the Officers’ Quarters
12:30-1:30 pm:        Way Out West Band at San Pedro Chapel
2-3 pm:                    Way Out West Band at San Pedro Chapel
2:30-3 pm:               Cavalry Drills
3-3:30 pm:               Cannon demonstration

Other activities include:
**Self-guided walking tours of the historic district
**Lectures and presentations on the cultural significance of Old Fort Lowell and its role in the development of the Southwest
**Displays by the Civil War Roundtable, Buffalo Soldiers, 3rd US Artillery, Fort Lowell civilians and ranchers, Fort Lowell quartermaster, a faro dealer, and the Fort Lowell Cavalry.
**Music by the Regimental Band, Mariachis, and Way Out West throughout the event
**Free admission to Fort Lowell Museum, which will offer docent tours of the museum
**Re-enactors at hospital site and the Fort Lowell Museum
**Children’s activities, including panning for “precious metals”
**San Pedro Chapel open with activities for all.

Details

Date:
February 24
Time:
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Fort Lowell Museum
2900 N. Craycroft Rd
Tucson, AZ 85712 United States
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