YVB Blog


Published on Apr 25, 2017

Contrary to popular belief, the wild west days of Arizona's yesteryear were not filled with just gunslingers, cowboys and horse thieves. There were many wonderful men and women who helped shape their place in Arizona's history, such as restaurant proprietors, seamstresses, hotel owners, grocers and, yes, even undertakers.

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Published on Mar 30, 2017

Whether you're already planning to revel in the festivities or haven't quite committed to attending, we've got the guide you need to prep for Yuma's great Tunes & Tacos Festival ...

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Published on Mar 28, 2017

Forget about April showers. The sun is shining and temps are warming up in Yuma, Arizona with a whole slew of events and activities on the calendar ...

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Published on Jan 9, 2017

Grab the lawn chairs and blankets — the Village Jazz Series gets back underway at Yuma Palms! Steven Hennig of Yuma Jazz previews the bill for the free, outdoor concert series ...

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Published on Jan 4, 2017

Expedia.com and Visit Yuma partnered up to reveal some unique activities to do near Yuma.

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Published on Dec 1, 2016

The weather outside is far from frightful, and the number of things to do is so delightful! We've made our list of festive activities to help you enjoy the holidays in Yuma, Arizona ...

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Published on Oct 26, 2016

When the night falls over the Sunniest City on Earth, ghouls and goblins come out in search of thrills and treats each and every Halloween! This year, many local attractions and organizations are hosting family-friendly and some adult-oriented events which are sure to provide blood-curdling excitement ...

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Published on Sep 26, 2016

The ever-popular Jazz Nights at Julieanna's Patio Cafe is back with a splendid mix of great tasting food and smooth jazz sounds in an incredible outdoor setting. Steven Hennig of Yuma Jazz provides a preview of what to expect this season ...

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Published on Sep 19, 2016

Yuma's peak tourism season is right around the corner and Yuma 101 provides area businesses with the tools to help meet customers' needs for friendly service while being knowledgeable about the area and encouraging travelers to keep coming back. Guest speaker Liz M. Lopez provides a look at what she will be presenting at this year's Fall Session on October 25 at Yuma Civic Center.

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Published on Sep 1, 2016

Ahh ... summer's final holiday weekend has arrived, and with it comes a whole host of fun for everyone in Yuma, Arizona! Here are a few of the great activities we're recommending ...

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Published on Aug 4, 2016

The heat is on, and so is August's list of things to do in Yuma! See what we have marked on our calendar as we begin the mad dash toward fall ...

 

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Published on Jul 14, 2016

July is National Hot Dog Month. Find out who is serving up the best dogs in Yuma!

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Published on Jul 1, 2016

Celebrate the nation's 240th birthday with these All-American festivities, happening in Yuma!

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Published on Jun 23, 2016

During its Annual Breakfast Meeting, Yuma Visitors Bureau presented an award to recognize the tourism efforts of one local organization whose mission has been to preserve and present the history of Yuma for generations to come.

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Published on Jun 7, 2016

Travelocity has announced its list of best summer vacation destinations for 2016. See why Yuma, Arizona makes for a perfect stop along the way, or as an alternative to a big city stay!

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Published on May 26, 2016

If you are still planning your holiday getaway — or a resident preparing for a staycation — we've put together our list of ten reasons why Yuma is a great place to celebrate this Memorial Day weekend, with plenty of fun for everyone! 

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Published on May 12, 2016

With more sunshine than any other city on Earth, it should come as no surprise that Yuma warms up nicely in the spring and summer months. Here are some refreshing and adrenaline-filled ways to keep your cool in Yuma, even when the heat is on!

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Published on May 2, 2016

A City of Yuma proclamation, local activities and discounts mark the start of Arizona Travel and Tourism Week in Yuma County. Oh ... and cake!

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Published on May 2, 2016

Several Yuma Visitors Bureau members are getting in on the excitement of Arizona Travel and Tourism Week with freebies, BOGOs, and discounts galore!

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Published on Apr 21, 2016

Mmm ... that new website smell! And, like a new car, the redesigned VisitYuma.com is loaded with the bells and whistles to make planning a trip to Yuma easy and fun.

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Welcome to the official blog of the Yuma Visitors Bureau, with content produced by our staff, fellow Yumans, and other contributors. If you have a story idea or would like to have your work featured here on the site, please send feedback to Communications@VisitYuma.com for consideration.


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