Explore, Live & Learn about Marana

Learn About Marana

The Town of Marana is just minutes from downtown Tucson and is a vibrant community with friendly neighborhoods, a great school district, and lots of world-class outdoor recreation opportunities to enjoy the year-round sunshine.

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Things To Do

Marana is a vibrant community with extensive trails, parks, and opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation. Several world-class sporting events are held in Marana every year, as are cultural celebrations honoring Marana's rich history. Since Marana is only minutes away from metropolitan Tucson there is easy access to city activities.

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Marana, Arizona

Marana was incorporated in 1977, and encompasses around 120 square miles to the northwest of Tucson, AZ. It originally contained 10 square miles and has a history steeped in farming and agriculture, which the town still celebrates today during yearly Founders Day festivities. As a young town it has experienced a big growth period in the 21st century, growing in population to nearly 35,000 in 2010. The majority of Marana is in Pima County, with a small portion in Pinal County to the north.

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October Highlight

OMarana Pumpkin Patch – October 4 through November 2. Pick pumpkins from a 50 acre field! Enjoy corn mazes, a petting zoo, jumping pillow and festive food. Click Event Details for more info.

Marana Farmers’ Market

“The produce for sale at the Farmers’ Market is grown on the Marana Heritage Farm and other neighboring farms and residences, as well as larger farms in the surrounding Tucson area.” (communityfoodbank.com)

Open Saturday from 8:00am-2:00pm
13300 N Postvale Road, Marana, AZ 85653

Visit the MARANA FARMERS’ MARKET website

Featured Restaurant
La Olla Mexican Cafe

“At La Olla, we prepare Sonoran style classics with an original twist, giving them an up-scale feel without that up-scale price. Let us cater your event!” (laollamexicancafe.com)

Call (520) 579-0950
8553 N Silverbell Rd, Marana, AZ 85743
Visit LA OLLA’s website

Featured Golf Course
Quarry Pines Golf Club

“Enjoy golf year-round with the affordable daily rates or indulge yourself with one of our annual memberships. Our full complement of golf services and amenities is sure to meet all your needs and more.” (playthepines.com)

Call (520) 744-7443
8480 N Continental Dr, Marana, AZ 85743
Visit QUARRY PINES’ website

Where to Live in Marana



View an INTERACTIVE MAP of Marana’s Major Neighborhoods
Active Adult Living


There are many age-restricted communities that cater to active adults and retirees, but there are also many other wonderful neighborhoods near golf and local activities that can make your retirement dreams come true.
Discover Marana’s Active Adult Communities and Activities

Marana Schools


Marana Unified School District #6 is one of the state’s largest geographical school districts, and includes eleven elementary schools, one intermediate school, two middle schools, two high schools, and one alternative school.
Learn More About Marana Schools