Fourth Avenue Signature Events
Saturday, February 11
Love on the Avenue (10am-2am)
Valentine celebrations start early on 4th Avenue with a day of special events including art, live music and tons of giveaways – including a grand prize package! The Avenue has it all: romantic candlelit dinners, sweets, cocktails and Locks of Love art installations. Bring your family for a day of fun and your love for a romantic evening.
Saturday, February 25
Antique Swap Meet (9am-2pm)
Welcome antique pickers, lovers and looky-loos. Enjoy selling and buying gems from the past from vendors in the heart of the Historic 4th Avenue Shopping District. Three Antique Swap meets are held on 4th Avenue each year. A great time for everyone.
Sunday, March 12
Fords on Fourth (9am-3pm)
The Southern Arizona Mustang Club hosts Fords on Fourth, which includes Ford of ALL kinds. In addition to the gorgeous vehicles, the event features the bagpipe group “Tucson and District Pipeband” and the Catalina High School Color Guard. Fords on Fourth benefits the Blake Foundation and other local Tucson charities.
Friday-Sunday, March 24, 25 & 26
4th Avenue Spring Street Fair (10am-Dusk)
This is Tucson’s premier community event, bringing together more than 600,000 fair goers each year in the spring and the winter. Free to the public, the Fair takes place along 4th Avenue between 9th St. and University Blvd. The Fair includes more than 400 arts and crafts booths, 40 food and drink vendors, street musicians. bands, entertainment and tons of family fun activities (no pets permitted).
Saturday, April 29
Rodders Day (9pm-3pm)
The Tucson Street Rod Association was formed 44 years ago by a small group of dedicated car enthusiasts who hoped to encourage a local interest in street rods. Rodders Day brings out the finest examples of street rods, lining the length of Fourth Avenue.
Saturday, May 6
SAAF Jello Wrestling (6pm-10pm)
Hugely entertaining jello wrestling benefit and auction for the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF). The evening includes multiple drag performances and several wrestling match ups throughout the jello shot-filled evening of generous donations.