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

Arturo: Helping others

I am Hispanic, Latino. I come from a family of 16 brothers and sisters and I’m one of the youngest ones. I was originally raised in Mexico. My mother passed away of breast cancer when I was six months old. At age 13, I came … [Read More...]

Mitch: Free & Fair

I run the biggest fetish event in the state, in Phoenix. We have 1,000 people every October. I’ve been doing it for 12 years. We bring together communities of all disparate factions—Goth, industrial, punk, leather, latex, fem … [Read More...]

Mike: Old School

I come from Houston Texas originally. I moved here about 11 years ago. I’m a fabricator and motorcycle builder. We build hot rods as well. Learned old school, got old school values. My grandfather actually taught me … [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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