Tucson Arizona Temple Open House and Dedication

  • August 12-13, 2017
August 12-13, 2017
Tucson, Arizona, USA

Artist rendering of the Tucson Arizona Temple, which will be dedicated August 13, 2017.

Article Highlights

  • Cultural celebration: August 12
  • Dedication: August 13

The Tucson Arizona Temple will be dedicated Sunday, August 13, at 9:00 a.m., noon, and 3:00 p.m.

The dedication will be broadcast to members of the Church in Arizona. The three-hour block of meetings will be cancelled for that Sunday for those congregations to enable members to participate and focus on this sacred event.

A cultural celebration featuring music and dance performances by local youth will be held Saturday, August 12.

President Thomas S. Monson announced this temple at the October 2012 general conference. Ground was broken for the temple on October 17, 2015, on N Skyline Drive in the Catalina Foothills.

An open house for the public was held June 3 through 24.

The Tucson Arizona Temple will be the sixth in the state. Temples are operating in Mesa, Snowflake, The Gila Valley, Gilbert, and Phoenix. There are more than 416,000 members of the Church in Arizona.