Click here for a sample schedule. Schedules and availability of shows and attractions at Old Tucson are subject to change or cancellation due to seasonal variations, film projects, or private events that may be taking place in the park.
Visit our Old Tucson Story Museum to learn the amazing history of Old Tucson and see original costumes worn by the stars of legendary television series including Little House on the Prairie and Bonanza. Let our set historians help you explore the streets that many of your favorite television and movie stars have traveled in over 70 years of film and television history. You’ll also learn about Old Tucson’s very own “silent” movie star, The Reno locomotive! Proudly stationed at the north end of town, The Reno has more than 100 film and television credits.
For information on Mescal set tours, visit www.OldTucson.com/Visit-OTS and scroll down to the bottom of the page.
Join our tour guides for a look at Old Tucson’s 75 years of film history. Highlights include locations where some classic films were shot – including three John Wayne westerns. A video tribute to the Duke to commemorate his 100th birthday is available for viewing throughout the day in Rosa’s Cantina.
Old West Shows
Whether it’s drama, comedy or music you’re hankering for, our cast will fill the bill. Enjoy gunfights and stunt shows based on traditional western themes as well as can-can musicals in the saloon featuring Lady Vivian and her girls. And how could you be in the old west without a visit from a snake oil salesman?
Drama, Comedy & Stunts
From dramatic interpretations of true historical stories to tales based on movies filmed locally to pure comedy, Old Tucson’s actors engage audiences of all ages!
Classic dramatic tales of greed and betrayal
Comedy and dramatic stunts
Living History Presentations
- The American Cowboy – The Cookie of this outfit can tell you all about bein’ boss around the cookfire and second in command of the trail drives.
- Sheriffs of the Old West – Keepin’ the peace in the wild west was no easy task! Visit with the Sheriff for a spell and learn all about it.
- The Raucous Saloons – Saloons were among the first establishments to spring up in new towns. Learn about how they operated and the clientele that frequented them.