Tubac Presidio Locator Map

Elevation 3,500 feet   Fees

Contact the Park:
(520) 398-2252
Tubac Presidio SHP
One Burruel Street
Tubac, AZ 85646-1296


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Nearest Services: 1 mile

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Park's Speed Code: 4245#


Park Entrance Fees:
Adult (14+): $5.00
Youth (7–13): $2.00
Child (0–6): FREE

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Tubac Historical Society

Event Calendar

Visit the Tubac Presidio State Historic Park for their annual Anza Days celebration.October 17 - Anza Days Celebration

9am. - 4pm. This annual celebration commemorates Spanish explorer Juan Bautista de Anza’s 1775 expedition from Tubac to the Pacific and the founding of San Francisco. Enjoy a colorful re-enactment on horseback of Anza’s expedition. It begins in Tumacácori with Spanish colonial cavalry drills at 9 am and Mass at 10 am in the Tumacácori Mission. Children’.s activities include calligraphy and coloring, leather work, paper flower and basket making at the Tubac Presidio between 11 am and 3 pm. Starting at 11 am musicians and dancers will entertain at the Tubac Presidio, including an authentic Nueva España Fandango performance. The much anticipated “big event” of the Anza riders’ arrival takes place at noon. After a short horseback presentation, the riders will dismount and eat lunch and mingle. Riders will describe soldiers’ uniforms, civilian women’s dress, and specialized horse tack of the colonial period. The riders depart about 2:45 pm, and ride up to the steps of St. Ann's Church where the priest will bless them. With mariachis playing, the riders move off for San Francisco with shouts of Vaya con Dios! and Adios!  For info call the Presidio, 520-398-2252. FREE admission.

Check our Events Page for more great things to do at the Tubac Presidio!
Download our September Calendar of Events HERE. (PDF Document 426 KB PDF)

Art Exhibit: The Arizona Cavalcade of History

The Alan B. Davis Gallery is open with 16 paintings by renowned Western artist William Ahrendt, each depicting a significant event in Arizona’s colorful history. The paintings and their historical narratives were featured as a special 16-part “Cavalcade of History” series in Arizona Highways magazine from 1987 through 1990. Arizona Highways remembers this series as “among the magazine's most remembered illustrations.” The giclées reproductions on canvas were donated to the Tubac Historical Society in memory of longtime Tubac resident and businessman Alan B. Davis. The collection is on permanent display at the Tubac Presidio’s Otero Hall. Included with park admission: $5 adult, $2 youth 7-13, children free.alist who will tell visitors how these plants were used by “curanderas” (healers) to treat illness and injuries. Included with park admission: $5 adult, $2 youth 7-13, children free.

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