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Old Tucson Studios

Twelve Miles and One Hundred Years Away from Town

The Old Tucson Studios, located west of Tucson, Arizona, features film and television shoots throughout the year and daily Wild West entertainment.

Old Tucson Studios is where the West was filmed! From western movie heroes like John Wayne to current box-office stars such as Harrison Ford, many of Hollywood's legends have walked these rugged streets, the setting for hundreds of major motion pictures.

More than 350,000 guests visit the park each year to retrace the footsteps of their favorite stars and spend a day in the life of an 1880's western town.

Our Old Tucson section contains some basic information and links to Old Tucson's Web site. Old Tucson Studios was voted "Best Western Movie Set" by True West magazine. Old Tucson is listed among five one-of-a-kind Tucson sites by USA Today.

Old Tucson Studios also hosts corporate functions and holiday parties. Enjoy banquet menus, plus top-level Western entertainment, spacious facilities and other unique Western options.

Address:           201 S. Kinney Rd., Tucson, AZ  85735
Phone:              520-883-0100
Website:           www.OldTucson.com

For a current list of entertainment and attractions, visit oldtucson.com.

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Old Tucson Studios Presents Wild West Days March 25-28th

Relive the thrilling days of the 1880’s Wild West at Old Tucson Studios on March 25-28, 2010 (Thursday thru Sunday), 10 am to 6 pm.

The historic film set and theme park will host a western festival on March 25 through 28 featuring its signature shows plus special guest entertainers including gifted comedian and musician Sourdough Slim, Wild West Showman Kowboy Kal, and Card Shark Dick Casey.

The head-lining performance at the Wild West Days occurs Saturday, March 27 when gun spinning champs Pistol Packin’ Paula and Hot Shot Johnny Tuscadero square off in pistol spinning contest for braggin’ rights and a pair of custom-engraved Cimarron 45’s. Recently, the two dueled to a “draw” at an exhibition in Las Vegas during the Wild West Performing Arts Society’s World Championships.
 
Add to that our signature cowboy gunfights, a new Miss Kitty’s Can-Can Revue, and the Wild Wild West: Night of the Deadly Tycoon comedy and stunt show featuring the hi-jinks and heroism of 1880’s Secret Service agents James West and Artemus Gordon and you’re talking rip-roarin’ Western family entertainment.
 
Don’t miss the 1880’s chuck wagon lunch featuring brisket and other frontier grub available from 11 am to 2 pm daily north of town at Bitter Creek;
 
A portion of the proceeds from the Wild West Days will be donated to the repair of historic city-owned buildings that house The Tucson Rodeo Parade Museum’s priceless collection of horse drawn vehicles. Buildings in need of immediate repair include an historic 1930’s adobe building that once housed the city’s mounted police livery as well as buildings that were part of Tucson’s original airport, the first municipally owned airport in North America. This year, the Tucson Rodeo Parade Committee, which maintains the museum and puts on Tucson’s Rodeo Parade each February, is celebrating its 85th anniversary.
    
The Tucson Rodeo Museum will host a rolling stock exhibit at the festival with historic vehicles from the museum’s world-class collection. Museum docents will thrill guests with stories of the wagons and other horse drawn vehicles on display.

Admission:        Adults (age 12 & over) $16.95, Children (4-11) $10.95 (Children 3 and under admitted free)

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