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Tumacácori National Historical Park

More than just adobe, plaster, and wood, these ruins evoke tales of life and land transformed by cultures meeting and mixing. Explore historic ruins, take a tour, hike to the river, enjoy the museum, experience borderland culture during special events… and more!
Tumacacori National Historic Park

TumacacoriSpecial events include:

La Fiesta de Tumacácori: Held every year during the first full weekend in December. In recognition and celebration of the many cultures that were historically and are presently associated with the Santa Cruz Valley, the Tumacácori Fiesta presents the traditional creations of these cultures. The fiesta features around fifty food and craft booths, continuous live entertainment on stage, and children's activities each day. On Sunday, the day begins at 10:00 a.m. in front of the Visitor Center with a procession through the Fiesta grounds to the historic church, followed by a traditional Mariachi Mass in front of the church. The mission grounds and park are open throughout the weekend and admission is free.

Full Moon Nights and Starry Saturdays: Experience Tumacácori under the light of the full moon or a galaxy of stars. Bring a flashlight and warm layers. Guided programs may be available.

Anza Day Mass: Once each year a Catholic Mass is celebrated inside the Tumacácori Mission church as it would have been during the time that Tumacácori was an active mission community. Participants are invited, but not required, to wear Spanish style clothing like that which would have been worn around the turn of the 19th century. A reenactment ride to Tubac of Spanish-attired soldiers leaves from the church immediately following the Mass, in commemoration of Juan Bautista de Anza's historic expedition to California in 1775-1776.

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(21 mi, 25 min drive)

Take I-19 South and go 16.1 miles. Take exit 29 toward Tumacacori/Carmen, go 0.3 miles. Turn left onto Santa Gertudis, go 0.2 miles. Turn left onto E Frontage Rd, go 0.3 mi, destination will be on the right.

1891 E Frontage Road
Tumacacori-Carmen, AZ 85640

Tumacacori National Historic Park

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