Programs & Events

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

Ongoing Event: Children’s Garden

Daily   9am. - 4pm.

The children’s garden by the schoolhouse allows children of all ages to play hopscotch, marbles, and jump-rope the old-fashioned way.


Frontier Printing Press Demonstrations

Varied Weekdays in November   Mon 9:30 a.m., Tues/Wed/Thurs 9:00 a.m.

Join an instructor to learn the rich history of Arizona's first newspaper and print a few small souvenirs yourself!


Guided Tour of the Barrio de Tubac Archaeological Site

November 16, 2018   10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Phil Halpenny and Gwen Griffin host a special tour of the Spanish colonial archaeological site just south of the park. This site preserves the remains of the original Tubac town, including residence foundations, plaza area, refuse area and partial irrigation ditch.


The Plains Indian Wars, 1st Half - Special Presentation by Jack Lasseter

November 17, 2018   2:00 pm

Jack Lasseter takes visitors on an oral tour of history as conflict with the Native Americans in the plains escalates.


Water/Ways Exhibit

October 19 to December 1, 2019

Arizona Humanities and the Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives and School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Arizona State University are pleased to announce an exclusive Arizona tour of Water/Ways, a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution.