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Art in the Lobby: Lauri Kaye

Join us Saturday, October 7th from 6-8pm in welcoming Lauri Kaye and her artwork in the Hotel Congress Lobby! Lauri Kaye Lauri Marks Kaye has worked professionally as an artist since graduating from Parsons School of Design, New York City in 1992. She first landed a job as an assistant art director at Rolling Stone…

Born & Brewed Beer Battle

Fourteen breweries joined us on the Hotel Congress plaza to compete for People’s and Judge’s Choice of Best Flagship Beer and Best Specialty Beer. Congratulations toBorderlands Brewing Company for taking home BOTH People’s Choice awards, to Crooked Tooth Brewing Co. for winning Judge’s Choice of Best Specialty Beer, and to Copper Mine Brewing Co. for winning Judge’s Choice of Best…

Hotel Congress & The International Rescue Committee

Learn about International Rescue Committee and our partnership with this wonderful organization by watching this short video! See all our videos on our Youtube channel.

HOCO Fest 2017 video

Revisit HOCO Fest 2017 whenever you get nostalgic with this video! Stay up to date with all our videos by subscribing to our Youtube channel

Art in the Lobby: Alyssa Burr

Join us Saturday, September 9th from 6-8pm in welcoming Alyssa Burr and her artwork in the Hotel Congress Lobby! Artist bio: Alyssa was born in Mexico City and traveled worldwide before attending high school in Washington, D.C. Her great-grandfather, William Wilke, was a famous etcher and silversmith in San Francisco. Since 1984, Alyssa has been…

Art in the Lobby: Isadora Hale

Join us Saturday, August 5th from 6-8pm in welcoming Isadora Hale and her artwork in the Hotel Congress Lobby! A San Francisco Bay Area native, Isadora Hale credits her exposure to the diverse musical, cultural and artistic influences of the area for her bold artistic style, often including touches of tattoo and/or rockabilly aesthetics.  In…

Art in the Lobby: Sasha Lewis

The Hotel Congress welcomes Tucson native Sasha Lewis! We are excited to join the list of local hotspots that have shown her work! Join us for her artist reception on Saturday, June 3 from 6-8pm.

The Cup Cafe: Mother’s Day

Celebrate Mother’s Day with us at The Cup Cafe, Sunday, May 14, 2017! Enjoy featured entrees for breakfast, brunch, or dinner, in addition to our full menu. Breakfast and brunch will be served 7AM to 3PM, and dinner from 4PM to close. For more information or to make dinner reservations visit the host stand or…

Mezcal as food, beverage & heritage – Part 3

Put a little wildness back into your food and drink, and you will likely become healthier for it! Ethnobotanists and archaeologists have uncovered cultural and culinary uses of wild agaves, prickly pears and mesquite that reach back at least 8000 years in the U.S./Mexico borderlands. Just think about that for a moment: a nitrogen-fixing legume…

MEZCAL AS FOOD, BEVERAGE & HERITAGE – PART 2

Did you know that extensive prehistoric landscapes of mescal fields underlie much of the Tucson Basin? Archaeologists Suzanne and Paul Fish have also documented that at least one (or perhaps two) species of agave were prehistorically cultivated by the Hohokam in the Tucson Basin. There, agaves covered tens of thousands of acres of desert landscapes,…