In its 14th year, the 2016 Dorothy Young Memorial Electric Light Parade will take place on Saturday, December 10 in the form of "A Wild West Christmas." Parade steps off at 6 p.m.
Parade Route (click on map to open a printable copy):
Begins on 4th Avenue at 9th Street, heading north
Continues on 4th Avenue to 4th Street, heading east
Proceeds along 4th Street to 2nd Avenue, heading north
Turns east onto Harold C Giss Parkway, then north on Main Street
Coming off "A Rock 'N Roll Christmas" in 2015, the Parade draws tens of thousands of Yuma residents and visitors to the Historic North End each year to celebrate the holiday season.
This year, the tradition of recognizing the Parade's best entries, as graded by a panel of judges, continues with an assortment of awards, including the Dorothy Young Memorial Trophy for Best Performance by a Marching Band, last year awarded to Gadsden Elementary School District #32.
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