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Tucson Meet Yourself is an annual celebration of the living traditional arts of Southern Arizona's and Northern Mexico's diverse ethnic and folk communities. Each October, the three-day event features hundreds of artisans, home cooks, dancers, musicians and special exhibits that celebrate and honor beauty in all its diverse, informal, and everyday forms.

Behind the Scenes

Visiting Guest Performers Bring New Energy and Opportunities to TMY

Aside from expanding and contracting our waistline over the years (we’re human, after all), the Festival has remained for the most part tried and true every year. You know you can expect delicious food, folk art … More...

2017 Festival in the works!

As the weather starts to warm up in the Old Pueblo of Tucson, the gears start turning to plan for the beloved "festival of festivals" --- this year marks the 44th edition of Tucson Meet Yourself! At the moment we are … More...

2016 Festival Celebrates Tucson as UNESCO City of Gastronomy

Tucson Meet Yourself Folklife Festival has been celebrating the intersections of food and culture since its inception 43 years ago. This year it adds a special stadium—complete with bleachers—to showcase those connections … More...

Tucson Meet Yourself: a Folklife Festival

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