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

Carmen, Veronica, Morgan, Erin: Irish Mexican

My great great great grandma was from Ireland and my great great great grandpa was from Spain. Both of my great great grandparents were born and raised in Mexico, and my great grandma was born and raised in Tucson. I feel … [Read More...]

Arnie: Fire Walker

I came to Tucson 22 years ago from Hawaii. I was living in a rain forest near the lava crack I was gonna be buried in and out of a plane window Oak Creek Canyon called me. I left my children, my ex wife, everything I knew, … [Read More...]

Sierra: Marching Artist

I’ve always been a creative type. I really like the marching arts and marching band and drum corps. I play the mellophone—it’s like the marching French horn, kinda looks like a big trumpet. I fell in love with it in high … [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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