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Rare winter storm clouds embrace Mission San José de Tumacácori
Rare winter storm embraces Mission San José de Tumacácori

NPS Photo by Vicki Wolfe

 

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October 06, 2017
Cosecha / Harvest Day
On Sunday, October 22, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Tumacácori will celebrate the harvest of fruits cultivated within the mission garden and orchard. / El domingo, 22 de octubre de 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., Tumacácori celebrara la cosecha de frutas cultivadas en el jardín y la huerta de la misión.

October 04, 2017
Proposed Fee Increase
Tumacácori National Historical Park is conducting civic engagement on proposed fee increases for 2018. The park’s current fee schedule has been in place since July 2015, but is below the agency’s standard pricing model. Tumacácori is seeking public comment on the following recreation fee changes: ·         Per person entrance fee (good for 7 days) from $5.00 to $7.00 ·         Tumacacori’s park-specific annual pass from $20.00 to $30.00

September 28, 2017
Guided Bird Walks Resume in October
Come explore Tumacácori National Historical Park’s birding hotspots! Guided bird watching strolls will take place every Saturday morning in the month of October, during the fall migration season. The walk meets at the Tumacácori Visitor Center, beginning at 8:30 a.m. and continuing throughout the morning as long as birds are active.

September 22, 2017
Experience the Night
Once each month from October through February, the park will stay open until 8:30 p.m. to celebrate the park after dark. Visitors can stay late to watch the lengthening shadows, moonrise, a starry sky, nocturnal creatures, or share the stories of humans who have puzzled over the celestial sphere.

August 08, 2017
Family Game Night
On Friday, August 25th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tumacácori will host a Family Game Night in celebration of the National Park Service’s 101st birthday.

June 12, 2017
Día de San Juan Splash Fest
At Tumacácori’s first ever “Día de San Juan Splash Fest,” visitors will be able to celebrate the day with water activities and delicious raspados! Visitors can expect games like water cup races, a sponge toss, fill the bottle, and more.

April 26, 2017
Tourism to Tumacacori creates Economic Benefits
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 43,830 visitors to Tumacácori National Historical Park in 2016 spent $2,562,600 in communities near the park. That spending supported 39 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $3,096,000.

April 26, 2017
Festival Kino 2017
As part of the annual international celebration of the life and missions of Father Eusebio Francisco Kino, Tumacácori will host a solo program of classical guitar inside the historic mission church on Wednesday, May 17 at 11:00 a.m.

April 06, 2017
Bat Night
Join park staff and scientists at Tumacácori National Historical Park for National Bat Appreciation Day, April 17, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

March 27, 2017
National Park Week 2017
An annual event, National Park Week runs from April 15 through April 23 this year, featuring free entrance to all National Park Service sites on both weekends, as well as special activities.

February 20, 2017
Tumacácori O'odham Tash
Between 10:00 and 1:00 on Sunday, March 5, visitors to the mission grounds will be able to observe cultural demonstrators presenting traditional O'odham foods, art, music, crafts and pastimes.

January 04, 2017
Fee Free Days in 2017
During ten fee free days in the coming year, all National Park Service sites will waive their entrance fees for all visitors.

Last updated: June 6, 2015

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Tumacacori, AZ 85640

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