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11:00 AM
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Somerton Tamale Festival

Presented by El Diabilito ASU Alumni Club, this Woodstock of tamale events sees more than 30,000 people descend on the city of Somerton to sample tamales of all varieties; from traditional beef and chicken to pork, turkey, corn, and spinach tamales. There are even sweet tamales filled with pineapple, peach and strawberry.  

All proceeds help provide Arizona State University scholarships to local students.

For more info, call 928-388-4837 or visit the website


Yuma Art Center/Historic Yuma Theatre and the Yuma Civic Center offer a variety of stage shows and events, visit the city website for general events info or to purchase tickets online for selected events, go to the site.

Heritage Festivals events are under the direction of Perlita Wicks; call 928-373-5028 (office) 928-581-4501 (cell) or email for more detailed information.

The Yuma County Library District offers a wide variety of programs and classes at various branch locations.  For a complete listing of events please visit their website at

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