Festival Staff / March 2, 2012
The Tucson Festival of Books operates from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. March 10 and 11, 2012, on the University of Arizona campus.
Admission is free.
The Tucson Festival of Books is located on the University of Arizona Mall - along East University Boulevard, stretching from the Old Main area to just east of Cherry Avenue, and in a few nearby buildings. For such a large event, the location is relatively compact.
Free public parking is available in the University's surface lots and in six garages: Cherry Avenue, Highland Avenue, Main Gate, Park Avenue, Sixth Street and Tyndall Avenue. (The Second Street Parking Garage is reserved.)
If you're coming from south of campus, try the Sixth Street Garage. If you're coming from the north, try the Highland Avenue Garage (you'll have to take a short walk under the underpass). If you’re coming from the west, try the Tyndall Avenue Garage or the Main Gate Garage. If you’re coming from the east, try the Cherry Avenue Garage.
Because the University will be on spring break, Festival participants and spectators won't be competing with students for parking.
Follow this link for details about disability access, accessible parking, sign language interpreters and ASL.
Free public wi-fi is available on the campus.
The Festival offers a full food court along with snack vendors.
Here are two maps for the 2012 Tucson Festival of Boooks the main map showing booths, venues and other Festival locations, and a smaller one showing locations of the parking garages. They are large PDF files; allow time to open or download. A larger version of the main map is in the Festival's printed guide, available at Festival info booths or in the March 4 Arizona Daily Star.
2012 TFOB main map
2012 TFOB parking map