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The name “Tucson” comes from the name given to Sentinel Peak (“A” Mountain) by the O’odham Tribe, Ts-iuk-shan, which basically meant that it had a base darker than its top.

What Do Local Families do With Their Kids in Tucson?

That's the question we started with when we created The Play District. We provide a curated, comprehensive list of Tucson's family-friendly gems so that you can explore all that Tucson has to offer.

Party Central

Planning that special day has never been easier. Check out party rental services to make their birthday unforgettable!

Traveling to Tucson?

Easily find family-friendly hotels, rental services and other out-of-district needs. Enjoy your Stay!

A Tucson Local?

Find new extracurricular activities, learn a new skill, or refine current skills for the kiddos in our curated list here!



Welcome our newest Friends to the Tucson District!

Whether you are wanting to try new eats, find new ways to have fun, or try new things, check out our newest Play District Friends:

The Monica
Inspired by our Tia Monica who always said food made with love is the best
90+ attractions, plus BOGO admission offers & other discounts!
Dynamic, fun & challenging workouts by professional instructors


Kidz Zone 

Welcome the warmer spring weather and check out Impact’s Expo for a Cause.

Join us for a unique and exciting event, highlighting local businesses, giving back, and bringing the community together to make an IMPACT

• Explore Over 75 Exhibitor Booths

• Play in the Kidz Zone w/ Crafts, Resources & School Programs

• Unwind in our Relaxation Pavilion

• Find Home & Business Services

• Connect with Community Partners

• Discover Valuable Resources & Info

What is the Play District up to?

Here's some weekend and holiday ideas for families in Tucson.