Q. When and where is the next festival?
A. The 2019 Tucson Hip Hop Festival will take the week of March 5th-10th. We have added nightly events and a couple daytime events. Along with our the main ALL day festival taking place March 9, 2019 from 12pm-12pm.
3/5/19 - TBA
3/6/19 - TBA
3/7/19 - TBA
3/8/19 - TBA
3/9/19 - The Block of 191 -197 E Toole Ave.
3/10/10 - TBA
Q. Will this be indoors or outdoors?
A. The THHF is held both indoors and outdoors.
Q. Where can I purchase tickets?
A. You can purchase tickets in advance on online or at the Rialto Theater box office to avoid online fees. You can also purchase tickets the day of the festival.
2019 THHF TBA
Q. Where will we be able to park? how much will parking be?
A. There are parking lots near the venue. Prices vary by lot depending on location.
Q. What am i allowed/not allowed to bring?
A. Please click here for a detailed list of what's allowed and not allowed onto festival grounds.
Q. i'm an artist. how can i perform at the festival?
A. Breaking crew sign ups are now open until the March 9th 2019. APPLY NOW.
Submissions for Grafitti, Rapper, DJ, or Producer at the 2019 THHF opened October 1st. Close November 1st
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Q. What do you look for in ARTISTS when you're going through the artist suBmissions?
A. Each element has specific ambassadors that are in charge of overseeing submissions and handle the selection process. There is no bias involved during the selection process. If you are dope, are consistent with your craft, and are original, you have a high chance at getting selected.
*Disclaimer: we had over 350 artist submissions for the 2018 THHF and anticipate more this year. Because we can only showcase a certain amount in one day, you gotta stand out to be selected!
Q. Do you have to be from tucson, AZ to be able to perform?
A. No, you don't have to be from Tucson, AZ to be able to perform at the festival. Tucson artists are our first priority, however, we do welcome and select a handful of dope out-of-state and out-of-town artists! So, we encourage you to apply.
Q. I'd like to get involved! How can i become a volunteer?
A. You're dope for wanting to help us out! Our festival wouldn't be the same without our volunteers. Fill out this form to have a chance to volunteer for 2019!
Q. I'm interested in becoming a sponsor. who do i contact?
A. Thank you for taking an interest in sponsoring our festival! We appreciate you! Click here to fill out the form so we can start the conversation! If you'd like to reach us directly, send us an email at: email@example.com
Q. I'm interested in becoming a vendor. who do i contact?
A. Thank you for taking an interest in vending at our festival! We appreciate you! Click here to fill out the form so we can start the conversation! If you'd like to reach us directly, send us an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Q. How can i get a media pass?
A. We appreciate you taking an interest in covering our festival! Please let us know what your platform is and shoot us an e-mail: email@example.com
Q. Is this an all-ages event?
A. The Tucson Hip Hop Festival is an all-ages event, however, we do recommend 13+. Listener discretion is advised simply because we don't ask our performers to "keep it clean" or modify their original work.
Q. Can i sell merch or pass out flyers, cds, promotional items, etc. inside or outside of the festival?
A. No. We reserve the right to confiscate your items if you are caught selling or distributing anything without our approval.
Q. What can i do about my special dietary/medical needs? will my medication and other necessities be allowed in?
A. Yes. Just make sure any medicine is labeled with your name on the pharmacy label.
Q. is the festival handicap accessible?
A. Yes. Please visit ADA for more info and email us if you have any further questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Q. What security precautions are you taking at the thhf?
A. We work the Tucson Police and Fire Departments. All guests are subject to being searched prior to entry into the event. By requesting entry into the event, all guests shall be subject to a TSA-style pat down search, including emptying pockets and bags, and having personal items examined.