Blog Posts - Festivals



Holiday Nights at Tohono Chul

  One million lights are shining bright during the month of December at Tohono Chul! Already a favorite Tucson tourist destination, enjoy even more cheer on December 2 and 3, 9 and 10, and 16 and 17 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. The holiday nights are...
by Tucson Hotel on Dec 20, 2016

Why a Non-Catholic, like Me, Loves Christmas

Christmas CakeUnlike other holidays celebrated in India, Christmas isn’t about making noise, wasting water, risking your life or killing an animal. Christmas is simply a time of the year where one is supposed to feel grateful to the Lord and one an...
by Winter all the Time on Dec 17, 2016

Downtown Parade of Lights

  The 22nd annual downtown Parade of Lights is a Tucson tradition with proceeds benefitting local charities. Last year, there were over 25,000 parade attendees, the biggest in history, and 2016 is slated to be even bigger and better than ever. W...
by Tucson Hotel on Dec 15, 2016

Tucson is Calling …

Famous for its food, no trip to Tucson is complete without generously sampling the local flavors. Even better, much of the city’s best foods are budget-friendly and tap into regional inspiration from Mexico, Spain and Native American cultures. Perh...
by Tucson Hotel on Dec 13, 2016

Christmas Luncheon at Bistro Remy, The Langham Sydney

Christmas is an amazing time of year. Silly season begins, parties are aplenty, decorations populate the city, carols beam in stores and that Christmas cheer comes to permeate the atmosphere. Christmas is about family and friends uniting together ove...
by JENIUS on Dec 12, 2016

“A Week in India” Food Festival, Shangri-La Hotel Sydney

At the Shangri-La Hotel in Sydney, all day dining restaurant Cafe Mix offers diners an array of international flavours. Under the guidance of its head chef Bo Sorensen, the restaurant’s “Shayan Quarter” a la carte menu fus...
by JENIUS on Dec 12, 2016

La Fiesta de Guadalupe

  A favorite festival in December, the DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun is once again hosting La Fiesta de Guadalupe on December 18th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. An homage to Mexico’s patron saint, you’ll find folk dancers, live music, and performanc...
by Tucson Hotel on Dec 5, 2016

Fourth Avenue Winter Street Fair

  On December 9, 10 and 11, visit the historic Fourth Avenue Business District’s famous Fourth Avenue Winter Street Fair! The mega event takes place just twice per year, and the holiday festival is what everyone looks forward to. Open from 10...
by Tucson Hotel on Dec 4, 2016

Zoo Lights at Reid Park Zoo

  From December 4 – 23, with encore nights December 26-29, you can experience all the magic of zoo lights after dark. Special zoo hours are offered throughout the month of December, hosted by BMO Harris Bank. Enjoy music, animal light sculptur...
by Tucson Hotel on Dec 4, 2016

Main Gate Square Happenings

  In the heart of Tucson is Main Gate Square, the hub of the city’s cultural, social and artistic happenings. Pedestrian-friendly and brimming with dining and shopping options, you’ll find over 30 restaurants and 20 shops surrounding the Squ...
by Tucson Hotel on Nov 1, 2016

2nd Saturdays Downtown

  Second Saturdays in downtown Tucson feature specials at bars, restaurants and lounges throughout the city. It’s where you’ll find the best live music, drink discounts, special events and more. There are also numerous family-friendly events...
by Tucson Hotel on Nov 1, 2016

Gur Papdi Recipe, How to make Gud Papdi Recipe | Gujarati Sukhdi Recipe

Gur Papdi Recipe | How to make Gud Papdi Recipe | Gujarati Sukhdi Recipe | Gud Papdi Recipe | Gujarati Gol Papdi Recipe | Whole Wheat Flour & Jaggery FudgeGur Papdi Recipe with step by step photos - A traditional rich Indian desert made...
by Homemade Recipes on Oct 26, 2016

Chiles, Chocolate and Day of the Dead

  Celebrate the Day of the Dead with chiles and chocolate at Tohono Chul October 28 – 29! Festivities happen from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. both days, and admission is just $15 for the general public, with kids 12 and under free. The sizzling hot chil...
by Tucson Hotel on Oct 22, 2016

Bursa’s Golden Karagöz Folk Dance Competition

The 30th International Golden Karagöz Folk Dance Competition was held in July on stages throughout Bursa. Internationally renowned, the competitive festival aims to promote intercultural friendship through folk dance. This year’s event drew da...
by The Best of Bursa on Sep 5, 2016

Happy Onam Wishes 2016 with Images Free Download

Happy Onam Wishes 2016 with Images Free Download: Onam is the biggest festival of Indian State named Kerala. Kerala people do celebrate this festival significantly with all love and joy. It’s great to see an Ancient festival still being surviv...
by coloring pages & biographies on Sep 5, 2016

Festival : Talakudong Festival at Tacurong City

You might wonder on what is the meaning of TALAKUDONG? Talakudong term is a Maguindanaoan dialect which means a head covering used by early settlers in this part of the region. It sounds like "Turong" or "Pandong" in Cebuano dialect, that connot...

Catfish and the Bottlemen - 'The Ride' Album Review

Catfish and the Bottlemen’s rise from the seemingly never ending pub circuit to arena sell-out tours has not only been remarkable but quite simply unbelievable given the time frame in which they have achieved it. The band has worked tirelessly and...

First time in Indonesia

I think Indonesia is a country of adventures and opportunities. Just you need to open eyes and heart, have a will to see, taste, discover, try new things, get out from your comfort zone and be curious. I found out that during my stay in Indonesia som...

PILGRIM NATION: VIRGIN MARY IN VAILANKANNI

With the month of September setting in soon, it will be Mother Mary’s  birthday on September 8. {Read here about the fair} The following is yet another place that you must visit – At her shrine in Vailankanni, Tamil Nadu, devotees bow to...
by best places of interest on Aug 29, 2016

Pateti and Parsi New Year

The significance of the word ‘Pateti’-is derived from the Middle Persian word for repentance Patet. Papeti or Pateti is New Year’s Eve for orthodox Parsi’s who follow the Shahenshahi Calendar. The next day is considered as ‘Navroze’ whic...
by best places of interest on Aug 26, 2016


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