Once the stables of the original Presidio (fort) located in today's Downtown Tucson, Old Town Artisans' shops and galleries offer unique regional, cultural, and contemporary items in a historic building surrounding a beautiful courtyard.
Boasting al fresco dining, a beautiful courtyard atmosphere, a rustic Cantina, and live music under the stars, La Cocina's menu offers something for everyone.
The Presidio Museum is a re-creation of the Tucson Presidio (fort) built in 1775. Visitors travel back in time to learn about life as early Tucsonans would have lived it. Visitors also have the opportunity to see the archaeological remains of a pit house and experience a 150 year old classic Sonoran Row house.
Celebrating Tucson's UNESCO City of Gastronomy designation, the tour includes stops at four location in the historic Presidio District of Downtown Tucson. Participants experience Tucson's complex food heritage and the fusion of Old and New World ingredients while hearing great stories of Tucson's history in some of it's more historic locations. Click here to register.
Hosted by the Tucson/Pima County Historic Commission, the celebration includes live, local music performances by Gertie and the TO Boyz and Los Changitos Feos, as well as HAPPY HOUR specials, a taco bar, and free birthday cake at La Cocina Restaurant, 201 N. Court Ave. A free tour of the Presidio District with historian Ken Scoville will be held at 7:15 pm.