Welcome to
Main Gate Square!

Discover flavor, style, and local Tucson culture at the gateway to the University of Arizona.



About Main Gate Square

Discover flavor, style and attitude when you visit Main Gate Square, a pedestrian-friendly dining and shopping destination featuring over 20 retailers and 30 restaurants near the University of Arizona and Tucson’s historic neighborhoods. Experience the flavors of the Mediterranean, India, Greece, Asia, Thailand, Mexico, Japan, Vietnam and everywhere USA. If it’s fashion you want, you’ll find the right style for you or the perfect gift for someone else. Or relax at one our seven salons and spas. Live music, jam sessions, wine tastings,  and karaoke enhance Main Gate Square’s high energy, urban atmosphere. Life happens here.

Spend the day. Enjoy the night.

Hours of Operation Vary by Merchant
Restaurants Serving Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner


Life Happens Here!

Main Gate Square is home to Bear Down Fridays, Friday Night Live Jazz Concert Series, and the Holiday Blvd Bash! All events are free and open to the public.

Conveniently located next door to Centennial Hall and University of Arizona performance venues, Main Gate Square is your gateway to the arts in Tucson.

Main Gate Square merchants validate parking between 5pm and midnight at Tyndall Avenue Garage with any purchase on weekdays. Parking is free on weekends except for UA home football Saturdays and during the Festival of Books.

Local Dining

Night Life & Events

Main Gate Square History

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