Come to the annual the annual two-day spectacle in honor of the capture of America’s most notorious outlaw by the Tucson Police Department and the Tucson Fire Department. Experience the re-enactment of his downfall by the hands of Tucson law enforcement, famously known for succeeding with Dillinger’s arrest when the FBI couldn’t. Mobs of history buffs, fans of the 1930’s, and pop culture enthusiasts crowd the historic Hotel Congress annually to pay homage to the man that famously earned the title Public Enemy No. 1 and his nationally-renowned apprehension.
Celebrate Dillinger’s Famous Capture and All Things
1930’s at Hotel Congress This January
Mobs of history buffs, fans of the 1930’s, pop culture enthusiasts, and more crowd the historic Hotel Congress annually to pay homage to the man that famously earned the title Public Enemy No. 1 and his nationally-renowned apprehension. Each year The Hotel Congress hosts a two-day spectacle in honor of the capture of America’s most notorious outlaw by the Tucson Police Department and the Tucson Fire Department.
Dillinger Speakeasy, Friday, January 20, 2017 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Dillinger Days weekend begins with the Dillinger Speakeasy, an exclusive Hotel Congress experience to travel back to the 1930’s. Celebrate the first night of Dillinger Day’s weekend with whiskey tasting, delicious appetizers, live music, premium cigars, a live gun show, era related entertainment and historic fun!Proceeds go to the Greater Tucson Fire Foundation raise funds to assist with the unmet needs in the fire-service community in the areas of advanced training, technology, survivor’s help, education campaigns, firefighter health and wellness, and other support services.
Tickets are $30 per person, 21+, and limited to 200 guests. This event sells out every year!
Dillinger Days, Saturday, January 21, 2017 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The 2017 Dillinger Days family-friendly festivities include three Dillinger’s capture reenactments, historical artifacts exhibit, vintage car show, historic lectures, arts & crafts, historical walking tours of downtown, and the actual Tommy Gun on display. Free and open to the public!
|2017 Festivities Include:|
|Live capture re-enactments||Historical walking tours|
|Historical artifacts exhibit||Vintage car show|
|Fundraising speakeasy||Art exhibit by Danny Martin|
|Award-winning food from The Cup||Family-friendly Arts & Crafts|