Streetcar Celebration: Destination Main Gate Square to be held on Jan. 15 from 4 to 7 p.m. is the first of several streetcar celebrations to promote merchants, restaurants & attractions along the line. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Streetcar.
Domingo DeGrazia Quartet will perform in Geronimo Plaza from 4:30 to 6:30 and The University of Arizona will perform near Gentle Ben's at 6:45 p.m.
The Arizona State Museum will be open until 7 p.m. and offer free admission.
The event will also feature Merchant Specials and Events (see list below), Stilt Walkers, Hoop Dancers and Acrobats by Cirque Roots, fun with 2-EEE the Clown Face Painting and Balloons, a free photo booth by Bumblebee Photobooth with souvenir photos and more.
To obtain discounts, please sign up at the Friends of the Streetcar Booth located in front of Gentle Ben's and you will receive your Friends of the Streetcar Button. The Friends Booth will also have giveaways.
You will also be able to get a close up view of Tucson's streetcar.
Main Gate Square, 800 E. University Blvd., features 28 restaurants and cafes and 20 retailers and a variety of salons and services. Main Gate Square is adjacent to the University of Arizona's world class attractions.
Parking is free that night after 4 p.m. in the Tyndall Garage with a merchant validation (Normally merchants validate after 5 p.m. Monday-Friday)
Merchant Discounts & Events:
A-Store: Sidewalk Sale 10% Off. Customers wearing Friends of the Streetcar will receive an extra 10%
Ben's Bells: (Open until 6 p.m.): Open Studio & Retail Specials: 10% off one full priced item, 20% off 2 or more full priced items and a free Kindness Coin with every purchase.
Before I Die Interactive Art
Caffe Luce: Art Exhibit by Shannon Smith
Espresso Art: CJ Shane Artist Reception & Ink & Watercolor Exhibit
Frog & Firkin: 1/2 off appetizers and 1/2 off bottles of wine
Mutts: Yappee Dinner for Dogs & Owners 3-6 p.m. and Special Streetcar Menu Item
Ooo!: 10% off to those wearing buttons
The Fix: Complimentary cookie with purchase of any minor or major Mac n Chz entree
Pitaya: Sidewalk Sale
Spring Nail: 20% off services
Wilko: Extended Happy Hour until 7 p.m. and Specialty Streetcar Cocktail