After the sun lifts from behind the Rincon Mountains in the morning, pick up your calendar and start making your list of things to do in Tucson, Arizona.” Tucson, also known as the Old Pueblo, sits over 2,000 feet above sea level. The Tucson area is teeming with culture, from its labyrinth of great restaurants to its Old West history. And the sun-baked earth in the summertime isn’t the only hot thing in Tucson. A lively festival scene heats up the city. Festivals in Tucson are a place to dabble in all the great things this oasis in the desert has to offer. Tucson festivals focus on everything from prickly pear-laden foods and folk music, to poetry and tango.