Programs & Events

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

Frontier Printing Press Demonstration

June 9, 2017   10am - 1pm

A knowledgeable volunteer demonstrates the Washington Hand Press used to print Arizona’s first newspaper in 1859 and answers questions about hand press printing, type setting, and other aspects of this marvel of industrial engineering.


Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration

Tuesday, July 4, 2017   10am

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park will be the site of an assortment of free games for the kids including hula hoops, water balloon and bean bag toss, coin guess, and others. A face painter will be available to brighten kids’ faces.


Anza Days 2017

October 21, 2017   8:00am - 12:00pm

Tubac Presidio's hallmark event, historic reenactors enter the park on horseback from the Anza Trail to recreate the 1775 expedition of Juan Bautista de Anza to the Pacific.