Events

  • Sunrise Farmers’ Market (Seasonal)

    12/31/1969

    Local farmers and craftspeople peddle their wares at this lively market, which is open every Sunday and includes music and live demonstrations by market chefs.

  • 24th Annual Colorado River Crossing Balloon Festival

    12/31/1969

    Set your alarm to experience the beauty of a sunrise balloon lift-off, kicking off two days of dynamic celebration in style. Food, fireworks, entertainment, and much more punctuate this exhilarating event.

  • AKC Dog Show

    12/31/1969

    See your favorite breeds at the annual Yuma AKC Dog Show. Bring the whole family!

  • Somerton Tamale Festival

    12/20/2014

    Celebrate the art of the tamale at one of the Yuma area’s best festivals. Every year, the Somerton Tamale Festival draws more than 25,000 visitors, who flock to the dozens of tamale vendors for a day of delicious food and lots of fun.

  • Yuma Territorial Christmas Gun Show

    12/20/2014

    One of the several gun shows held in Yuma annually, the Christmas Gun Show includes shopping, a raffle, and much more.

  • Yuma Territorial Marathon/Half Marathon

    01/31/2015

    Experience the beauty of the Arizona desert in a new and challenging way. The Yuma Territorial Marathon/Half Marathon features sea-level elevation and predominantly flat surfaces; weather conditions are typically excellent.

  • Yuma Jaycee Silver Spur Rodeo

    12/31/1969

    This annual event is a long standing part of Yuma’s cultural history. There’s a little bit of everything at the rodeo, from dance groups and marching bands to equestrian events and much more. 

  • Yuma Art Symposium

    12/31/1969

    Admire America’s next generation of up-and-coming artists at the Yuma Symposium, which features presentations and lectures; it offers a wonderful insight into both developing and well-known talent.

  • Marine Corp Air Station Yuma Air Show

    12/31/1969

    Marine Corps Air Station Yuma’s yearly event features a thrilling mix of live performances, aircraft exhibits, and more.

  • Yuma Lettuce Days Festival

    12/31/1969

    Highlighting the agricultural abundance of the Yuma region, this festival is a celebration of the culinary possibilities presented not only by lettuce, but by many of the other products grown right here in Yuma.

  • Midnight at the Oasis

    12/31/1969

    If you love all things classic cars, then this festival is right up your alley. Travel back in time to the ‘50’s and ‘60’s with stylish rides and old-school tunes.

  • Yuma County Fair

    12/31/1969

    Don’t miss one of the country’s premier county fairs. Enjoy carnival rides, a demolition derby, and classic fair food such as corn dogs, cotton candy, and all sorts of fried goodies.  

  • Prison Hill Motorcycle Run

    12/31/1969

    History buffs, motorcycle enthusiasts, and families will love this fun annual event. Listen to the stories about Yuma Territorial State Prison and feel history come alive.

  • Yuma Medjool Date Festival

    11/15/2015

    Medjool dates are a Yuma specialty – in fact, the Yuma region produces one of the world’s biggest quantities of this delicious, gourmet fruit. Learn more about this important local export at the Yuma Medjool Date Festival, which includes lectures, demonstrations,

  • Rio de Cerveza Brew Fest

    11/01/2015

    Quench your thirst at one of Yuma’s most popular festivals. Sample some of the best local brews, unique eats, and live music. 

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