'Tucson Meet Yourself' Celebrates 40 Years

Oct. 14, 2013

Tucson Meet Yourself Celebrates 40 Years

Tucson Meet Yourself is an annual festival celebrating the culture, food, tradition and arts of Southern Arizona and Northern Mexico. It was founded 40 years ago by University of Arizona folklorist and anthropologist James “Big Jim” Griffith. Visitors to this year's festival were able to try foods from 53 different vendors and experience the work of 557 folk artists, musicians and dancers from more than 60 different cultural groups.