Aug 16, 2014 1:45 AM by Bianca Serge
TUCSON - Downtown Tucson and Fourth Avenue are hosting a "Return of the Mermaids" event on Saturday.
The under-the-sea themed event will take place from 7 PM to 2 AM beginning with an Octopus Garden Party from 7-9 PM in Haggerty park at 316 N. Fourth Avenue. The family friendly event will feature free live music, a children's costume contest, crafts, face-painting, and games.
Beginning at 9 PM guests will begin a sidewalk procession to 55 N. Fifth Avenue where a Beach Party will take place from 9:30 to 11 PM. The party will include free live music, food trucks, a Mermaid Marketplace, a photo booth, and games.
Following the event adults are encouraged to head over to Hotel Congress for a Surf Party that will take place from 11 PM to 2 AM. Attendees are welcome to come dressed in their favorite under-the-sea themed attire.