News Release

Plans are being made by the board of the Sky Islands Tourism Association (SITA) to reopen the regional Visitor’s Center located at 301 W. McKeown in Patagonia. The proposed hours of operation beginning in September will be Friday – Sunday from 10 to 4. 

Since the doors of the certified AZ Office of Tourism facility opened in March 2015, an enthusiastic team of volunteers has welcomed over 30,000 visitors from all 50 states and more than 30 foreign countries to the area.. 

If you are interested in volunteering for a two hour shift at the newly redecorated Visitors Center, send an email to SITA at and a board member will be in contact with you. No special skills are required beyond an interest in meeting people and introducing them to all there is to do in the Patagonia, Sonoita and Elgin communities. 

For more information on the Sky Islands Tourism Association, our member businesses and upcoming activities in the area, see