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.

Faces of the Festival

Reuben: The Minerals

My mom is from Hermosillo. My father is from Douglas. They met in Douglas. There’s a cemetery in a little village outside of Douglas called Pirtleville, where my grandparents are buried and my great grandparents are buried … [Read More...]

Jeanine: Second Home

I am originally from Democratic Republic of Congo. I arrived in Tucson as a refugee in 2000 with my family. I still have a large family in Congo. I did not speak any word in English, so I had to go to school, had to work to … [Read More...]

Dulce: Inside Books

I’m from Mexico. I’ve been in Tucson 10 years. Right now I’m a server at a restaurant and I go to school. I should be graduating in May. Once I'm done I want go into book publishing. I want to do more of the reading than the … [Read More...]

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...

Sights & Sounds

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