Rio Nuevo has committed to providing over $45 million in improvements for the Tucson Convention Center. With the TCC Hotel coming soon and more expansion on the West side of the Convention Center, Rio Nuevo has committed to contributing funds for a 370 stall Parking Garage. The garage will be built in conjunction with the hotel and open in time for the 2021 Gem Show!
The hotel’s exteriors and interiors will reflect on the historical Barrio neighborhood and honor the history of Tucson.
• 170 Guest Rooms
• 4,000 square feet of Meeting Rooms
• Starbucks Coffee Bar
• Rooftop Pool and Bar
A foodie paradise with ethnic roots, Tucson offers local dining at its best. The Tucson Originals, an alliance of independently owned local restaurants, purveyors and partners work together to raise awareness of the rich and vibrant culinary community in Tucson.
TUCSON LEADS THE LIST OF "TOP UNDER-THE-RADAR FOOD TOWNS" - The nation's only UNESCO World City of Gastronomy is now also number one on Wine Enthusiast's list of "2016's Top Under-the-Radar Food Towns". "Today, Tucson blooms with enough unique restaurants to justify a food-focused trip," states the article. The list aims to shine a spotlight on five "oft-overlooked locales" throughout the United States.
Find your favorite familiar hotel – Loews, Westin, Marriott, Hilton, Sheraton, and Doubletree all blend Southwestern hospitality with amenities you know and expect. Or discover Tucson's authentic guest ranches, cozy bed-and-breakfasts, and world-famous destination spas.
In Tucson, you can tour underground caves, astronomical observatories, historical missions, an aviation museum, and a university campus. Or take a hike in wilderness, and stroll around unique southwestern-themed venues that blend zoos, botanical gardens, museums, and galleries.
Tucson has been ranked by Bicycling magazine as one of the top cycling cities in the U.S. You can pedal the urban perimeter via The Loop, a 100-mile shared-use path, or explore well-marked mountain-bike trails crisscrossing parks and nature preserves surrounding the city.
“What a great team! There are not enough superlatives.”Gail L.
“Best show I've ever worked at! All because the people with SMG were there to make sure everything went perfect.”John H.
The health and safety of our guests and employees is our top priority. Through public health organizations such as the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO), Pima County Health Department, and the City of Tucson, we are staying abreast of the latest updates and developments as they occur. Any actions we take will be consistent with guidelines from these agencies and our local health department officials.
The City of Tucson 's Local Emergency runs through June 22, with the option to modify as deemed necessary.
View all previous Executive Orders from Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Proclamations from Tucson Mayor Regina Romero on the City of Tucson's COVID-19 website.
Tucson Convention Center Ticket Office remains closed to public access. Tickets for future events can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com. If you have any questions regarding tickets to events please call the TCC Ticket Office at (520) 791-4101 option 1, Monday - Friday from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
As we reschedule events from this spring, we had to work around construction schedules that preceded the pandemic. Renovation work is underway on the Grand Ballroom, and July 6 is our start date for Exhibit Hall A, B, C renovations.
We expect Meeting Room, Grand Ballroom, and Exhibit Hall A, B, C construction to be complete by Oct. 1. Parking Lot A Garage will open in December, and the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton will open in the first quarter of 2021.
We hope to see you again very soon!