TMY
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

Christine & Mark: Up and Up

We wanted a new life and a new start and warmer weather so we came down to Tucson from North Dakota. It was getting cold and we didn’t like snow. We love the dry heat. We don’t plan to leave. We carry a blanket with us. We … [Read More...]

Callan: Friends & Pizza

I’m having lots of fun at the Festival, being with my friends. We’re trying to get something to eat. Pizza. - Callan … [Read More...]

Beth: One Woman

I am a writer. I write musicals and songs. I heard about something called UN Women, an organization starting at the United Stations. When I heard that I said, “Ooh they need a theme song.” About four months later our song was … [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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