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Upcoming Events in Yuma Arizona


January

1 - 3 Old Town Jubilee on Main Street - 100 booths of gifts, decorations, clothes & products, live entertainment on 2 stages, food vendors, fun activities for kids.

Address: Main Street Plaza , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-782-5712 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

31 - 1 Annual Antique Show & Sale - Yuma's largest antique show, dealers from throughout the U.S., featuring a silent auction with Yuma's Historical Society. Rows and Rows of Antiques - Building stuffed for months - See website for $1.00 off coupon.
Sat. 9 am - 5 pm, Sun. 10 am - 4 pm.

Address: Yuma Civic & Convention Center, 1440 Desert Hills Dr. Yuma, AZ , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 602-717-7337 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@azantiqueshow.com
Web: www.azantiqueshow.com/
Fee: $3.00 Gen Adm - $2.00 Seniors

31 - 1 Annual Gathering of the Gunfighters - Gathering of old west reenactors competing 2-days for "Best of the West," 9:30 am - 5 pm,

Address: Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-783-4771 (Always call and confirm events)

31 - 2 Old Time Fiddlers Contest - Public welcome, jam sessions Fr & Sa, 7-11p. Competition Sa & Sun from 10a.

Address: Yuma County Fairgrounds , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-344-5451 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $1 Jam Sessions; $4 Competition

3 - 6 Annual Southwest Senior Invitational Golf Championship - 36-hole medal play tournament, limited to 120 players age 50 & older.

Address: Yuma Golf and Country Club , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-343-1715 (Always call and confirm events)

13 - 15 Annual Yuma Lettuce Days - Lettuce Box Car Derby, Cabbage Bowling, Produce & Citrus Displays, Farm Equipment Displays, Live Entertainment, much more.

Address: Main Street Plaza , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-782-5712 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.yumalettucedays.com

13 - 14 Desert Lily Quilt Show - Over 200 beautiful quilts and wearable arts on display, 28 vendors, door prizes and a Certified quilt appraiser will be here this year. There is Country Store where you will able to purchase hand made items made by the members of the guild.

Address: Yuma Civic Center 1440 Desert Hills Drive , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-503-5210 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: wjconnolly@roadrunner.com
Fee: $6.00

13 - 14 Desert Lily Quilt Show - There will be over 200 quilts and art items on display, vendors, door prizes, fat quarter drawing and a vintage quilt exhibit. We will also have the Hoffman Challenge Collection on Display.

Address: 1440 Desert Hills Drive Yuma, Az 85365 , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-342-2339 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: dlquiltshow@gmail.com
Fee: $6.00

14AZ0715012e036 - Yuma Yuma Bluegrass in the Park - A premeir one-day Bluegrass Music Festival featuring nationally known touring bands to include:
Appaloosa (Washington DC), The Spinney Brothers (Canada),High Plains Tradition (CO.) Copper River (AZ) & The Bladrunners (CA)
Camping Fri & Sat nights with gates opening at Noon Fri Jan 25, 2008
great art's & crafts and outstanding food & beverage. Great jamming & more.

Address: w 1st street & s 12th Ave , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928 782-5712 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: same
Email: roaddog@caltel.com
Web: www.landspromotions.com
Fee: 415 adv $18 gate Camping $12 per night

14 Yuma Bluegrass in the Park - premier 1 day bluegrass fesiuval featuring: Danny Paisley & Southerngrass, Karl Shiflett & ig country, Jame King band, III Generation & The Bluegrass Patroits. art's & crafts great food and more A don't miss one day event in the southwest.

Address: 1st street & 12 Ave , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 209 480 4693 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: n/a
Email: roaddog@caltel.com
Web: www.landspromotions.com
Fee: $15 advanced $18 at the gate camping $12/night Fri and Sat

20 - 22 Art In Action - JANUARY SHOW AT YUMA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
Hours: Friday & Saturday 9-4 Sunday 9-3

Mark your calendar now!! Yuma Potpourri Artists is holding an event that features local artists as well as local non-profit agencies here in Yuma.

You can chat with artists, learn about their crafts and see live demonstrations. (held throughout the day). In addition to supporting the arts, get to know agencies that make a difference in our community.

If you want it - we've got it!! Check us out our artists online, then come out for a day of fun!

Questions or Comments/ a.k.sears@hotmail.com

SEE YOU THERE!

Address: Yuma County Fairgrounds , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-342-7606 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: a.k.sears@hotmail.com
Web: www.potpourriartists.org
Fee: can of food (encouraged not required)

20 Jay And The Americans @ Yuma Arts Center Yuma, AZ - One of the greatest rock vocal groups of the 1960s & 1970s. Twelve top 10 hit songs including; "This Magic Moment", "Cara Mia", "Only In America" & "Come A Little Bit Closer". Tickets are on sale now.

Address: Yuma Arts Center, 254 S. Main St., Yuma, AZ , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: (928) 329-6607 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.yumafinearts.org/

February

3 - 5 Annual Yuma Jaycees Silver Spur Rodeo - Some of the best cowboys, ropers and wranglers will compete in the three-day event the second weekend in February. The Rodeo is a PRCA sanctioned rodeo which draws top cowboys and cowgirls from all around the Turquoise Circuit and beyond.

There will also be a rodeo parade the Saturday morning of the rodeo, starting at 16th Street and 4th Avenue running north and ending in downtown Yuma. After the rodeo, join us for rodeo dances Friday and Saturday evenings at the Jaycee Clubhouse. For more information on how to get involved with the rodeo, become a rodeo sponsor, to reserve space as a vendor or to purchase tickets to the rodeo, please call the Yuma Jaycees.

Address: Yuma County Fairgrounds, 2520 E. 32nd St. , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-344-5451 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.yumajaycees.org/rodeo.html
Fee: Free

3 - 5 Annual Yuma River Daze - The Colorado River carves our place in history. A three day festival celebrating the river and our historic sites. A replica of the Colorado River will be created on Main Street. Hundreds of vendors including arts/crafts, water displays, educational programs, live entertainment, and plenty of food. Join us after the Jaycees Rodeo parade. Enjoy free tours of the Yuma Territorial Prison, the Quartermaster Depot, Century House museum and Quechan Native American sites. Fri-Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Sun 10 am - 3 pm.

Address: Main Street Plaza , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-782-5712 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: yumafestivals.com
Fee: Free

3 - 5 Yuma Rodeo Video - Have I got a special video for you ! Take a ride down memory lane as you immerse yourself in almost 30 minutes of Yuma Rodeo History.

Memories like this are often lost forever... but we have unlocked the vault and professionally digitized these long forgotten film footage reels.

Jack Napp and Abbott are featured entertainment. Plus all the clowns and circus style acts are captured in amazing detail.

http://www.southwestlegacy.com/YumaRodeo.html

Address: Yuma County Fairgrounds , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: (928) 344-5451 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: webmasters@yumajaycees.org
Web: yumajaycees.org/page7.html
Fee: General $12 Military $10

7 Annual Jubilee in the Desert - Master Entertainers from Branson Missouri team up to entertain Arizona.

Address: Yuma Civic & Convention Center , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 509-782-8687 (Always call and confirm events)

March

17 - 19 Annual Quechan Pow Wow - Ph: 760-572-0222 (Always call and confirm events)

24 - 26 Annual Mighnight at the Oasis Festival Car Show - Stroll down memory lane. Featuring cars & music of the 50's/60's, show & shine, rock n' roll concert, arts & crafts fair, dance.

Address: Desert Sun Stadium , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-343-1715 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.midnightattheoasis.net

4 Annual Downtown Arts & String Stroll -

Address: Historic Downtown , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-782-5712 (Always call and confirm events)

21 - 26 Annual Yuma County Fair - Entertainment, concerts, 4H & FFA exhibits, livestock show & auction, demolition derby, Yuma Gem & Mineral Society, carnival. 8 am - midnight.

Address: Yuma County Fairgrounds , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-726-4420 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.yumafair.com
Fee: Admission

April

23 - 26 Annual Yuma County Fair - Entertainment, concerts, 4H & FFA exhibits, livestock show & auction, demolition derby, Yuma Gem & Mineral Society, carnival, 8 am - midnight.

Address: Yuma County Fairgrounds , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-726-4420 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.yumafair.com
Fee: Admission

7 - 9 Annual Yuma Birding & Nature Festival - Join us as we celebrate the rich diversity of birds and wildlife along the Colorado River. Explore the Sonoran Desert, Imperial Wildlife Refuge, Yuma West Wetlands, Imperial Sand Dunes, Palm Canyon and guided tours to Mexico.

Address: Hilton Garden Inn @ Pivot Point , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-783-3061 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.yumaheritage.com
Fee: $25.00

May

28 Annual Cinco De Mayo Parade & Celebration -
May 2 ---------------- (Historic Main Street)

Cinco de Mayo Menos Tres (May 5 Minus Three), with free entertainment and lots of vendors and fun food. More info, 928.373.5028

Address: Historic Main Street , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928.373.5028 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

July

4 4th of July Evening Fireworks Display - Annual Independence Day Flag Raising Ceremony early morning at the Caballeros Park (baseball stadium) and evening Fireworks Display and Demolition Derby.

Address: Yuma County Fairgrounds , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-344-3800 (Always call and confirm events)

September

2 Desert Classic Car Show - Address: Paradise Casino , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 888-777-4946 (Always call and confirm events)

15 Hispanic Heritage Celebration - Mariachis, Folklorico Dancers, Salsa music, food booths, and more. 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM.

Address: Main Street Plaza , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-783-2423 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

October

7 Annual Oktoberfest - German heritage and traditions bring out the German in you, The Yuma Fine Arts Association Oktoberfest features authentic German fare including bratwurst, sauerkraut, German potato salad and a delicious dessert. Don't forget the beer. Alliance Beverage will be pouring the suds including a Samuel Adams Oktoberfest brewed with five varieties of malted barley for a big, rich flavor. 6-9pm.

Address: Yuma Art Center, 254 S. Main Street , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-329-6607 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.yumafinearts.org
Fee: $10 for food only, $25 for both food and the beer tasting and $200 to sponsor a table for 10.

7 Haunted Tours - Nighttime tours of the infamous Yuma Prison, with unexpected surprises.

Address: Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-783-4771 (Always call and confirm events)

November

20 - 22 Quilt & Antique Fair - Address: Main Street , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-376-0911 (Always call and confirm events)

25 Yuma Town Hall - The Yuma Town Hall is a chance for the MS community to meet staff from the Arizona Chapter and learn more about our mission and the programs we offer. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals to ask questions, as well as share any comments, concerns, or suggestions. Our Yuma self-help group will also be launched during this program. Dinner will be provided. 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Register by phone: 1-800-344-4867, option 1

Address: Yuma Holiday Inn; 1901 E 18th Street; Yuma, AZ 85365 , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 480-968-2488 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: aza.nationalmssociety.org
Fee: Free

28 Children's Festival of the Arts - One of the most popular annual events in Yuma, the Children's Festival of the Arts features over 30 booths of art projects that children can make and take home. There are food booths with a variety of tasty pleasures. Not to mention the entertainment, music, and demonstrations by local artists that will fill the day and thrill the participants. The Festival will showcase youth art work with an exhibit at the Yuma Art Center.

Address: Main Street Plaza , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-373-5202 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.YumaAZ.gov/ParksAndRecreation
Fee: Everyone is welcome to this phenomenally fun and FREE event!

4 Arizona City Day - Western re-enactments, cowboy poetry and music & fun for the family, dress western. 10 am - 6 pm.

Address: Main Street Plaza , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-783-2423 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

7 Veterans Day Parade - "To Honor Our Military Heros, Past & Present"

The 2014 Veterans Day Parade is set for 9 a.m. Tuesday in Yuma.
The parade will take off from 17th Street and 4th Avenue, then head south on 4th Avenue, before turning left on 25th Street and ending at the American Legion on Virginia Drive. The post will be the site of the 11th Hour ceremony following the parade. There will also be a barbecue from noon to 5 p.m.

Ph: 928-344-6966 (Always call and confirm events)
www.yumasun.com/news/veterans-day-parade-lineup/article_c0802572-693c-11e4-bec3-a79adf6e96f1.html

12 - 14 Annual Yuma Crossing Balloon Festival - More than 50 hot air balloons, Sunrise liftoffs, entertainment and food.

Address: Caballeros de Yuma , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-343-1715 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.caballeros.org

17 - 19 Christmas Crafts Festival - The Christmas Craft Festival has become the Kick Off for Heritage Festival's 3 day Art & Craft Festivals. Shop for wonderful unique gifts. There will be continuous entertainment all 3 days to add to the festivities. Fri 10am to 4pm, Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 10am to 3pm.

Ph: 928-782-5712 (Always call and confirm events)

18 Annual Holiday Pageant & Friendship Tower Lighting - Entertainment by choral & dance groups, tower lighting ceremony, donate a non-perishable food, 6:30 pm.

Address: Desert Sun Stadium , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-343-1715 (Always call and confirm events)

18 Christmas Open House & Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony -

Address: Main Street , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-782-5712 (Always call and confirm events)

December

31 New Year's Eve Family Fun Night - For families and children of all ages! The Yuma Civic Center is hosting their annual New Year's Eve party filled with games, activities, food and fun. Featuring jumping castles, giant inflatable slides, big screen video games, party hats & noise makers, food, prizes and much, much more. The event starts at 6pm and ends at 10pm when we count down the last minutes of the year (Eastern Standard Time) by watching the ball drop at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Sponsorships are still available. IT'S THE BEST PARTY IN TOWN! For more information, please call or visit the website.

Address: Yuma Civic Center, 1440 W. Desert Hills Dr. , Yuma, Arizona
Ph: 928-373-5040 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 928-344-9121
Email: stephanie.mcmillin@yumaaz.gov
Web: www.yumaciviccenter.com
Fee: $2

24 Annual Electric Lite Parade & Tree Lighting - In your eyes what place or organization shines a bright lite in Yuma. (i.e.The Wetlands The water tower MCAS YRMC Old Town The Children etc) Parade route to be announced later. CASH prizes to be awarded! 6:30pm.

Ph: 928-782-5712 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Yuma Landing

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Desert Hills Municipal Golf Course

Rated by Golf Digest as Arizona's top municipal golf course, Desert Hills will test any handicapper's skils with its 18 hole, par 72

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Century House Museum

A regional museum of the Arizona Historical Society, Century House is one of Yuma's oldest and most historic buildings. Once the home of pioneer merchant E. F. Sanguinetti, the museum now exhibits artifacts, photographs and furnishings of Arizona'

Yuma, AZ Museums

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Yuma, AZ Wildlife Refuges


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