Exhibitors: 2017 Community Matters

Walking around the festival you will see canopies and booths from a variety of community agencies, schools, health professional organizations and some small businesses that are not folks arts or traditional arts. We call these exhibitors in the “Community Matters” section of the festival. The majority of them are located on Pennington Street and on … Read more

Folk Arts 2017

Jim Griffith’s advice on experiencing TMY Folk Arts: What I like to do is take a general look-around to see who’s doing what and where, and then zero in on a few choices so as to learn more. Our invited demonstrators are gregarious folks, and will be happy and proud to discuss not only the … Read more

Food Vendors 2017

This year, 58 food vendors have been selected to participate in the festival. Half of them are nonprofit cultural clubs, churches, temples. The other half are small ethnic businesses and sole proprietors. No commercial chains or national food operators are allowed: only local Tucson-based food entrepreneurs. Some old favorites return; some new special additions are … Read more

Preserving Culture, Family and Fun

Tucson Meet Yourself has many talented and gifted friends. One of our friends, photographer Steven Meckler has been lending his talents to capture and archive the festival for years. His ability to capture those special moments have preserved the festival for future generations to experience. Steven came to Tucson by way of Brooklyn, New York. … Read more

Celebrating Tucson’s Biking Tradition

Tucson is a biking town. The League of American Bicyclists estimates that 3.4% of all trips in the Tucson metro are made by bike, ranking us #7 in the nation. This year we are expanding on our commitment to make Tucson Meet Yourself a zero waste festival by partnering with Living Streets Alliance (LSA). So … Read more

Media Coverage

Tucson Meet Yourself Tapestry by Monica Surfaro Spigelman at Zocalo Magazine, 10/8/12 Lots Happening in the Community: Tucson Meet Yourself, Film & Music Festival, Get Moving Tucson at City High School, 10/5/12 Meet your new ‘fur’ever friend at Tucson Meet Yourself at Tucson News Now, 10/4/12 Free bicycle event downtown next weekend at KVOA Tucson, … Read more

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