Events


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Jan
22
2019
9:00 AM
to 1:30 PM

Explore the East and West Wetlands, their paths, viewpoints, history and wildlife, plus the history of the Territorial Prison Cemetery. Bike, helmet, water, fun pack and lunch included.  Purchase tickets here.

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Jan
22
2019
5:00 PM
to 8:30 PM

Put down the kitchen utensils and get ready for an exciting night out with a Savor Yuma progressive dining experience! Hop aboard the comfy bus as we cruise from eatery to eatery, sampling fantastic flavors found throughout the city. From taco trucks to iconic Yuma restaurants, and possibly a few hidden gems, we mix up the itinerary to ensure no two tours are the same.  Looking to treat a party of friends, family or co-workers? Savor Yuma is perfect for large groups, and couples too. Tour departs from the Visit Yuma administrative office.  Purchase tickets here.

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Jan
23
2019
8:00 AM
to 1:30 PM

Find out “What’s growing in all those green fields?”, and a whole lot more. Take this half-day tour led by a local grower and you’ll get the first-hand low-down on a range of topics. Harvesting is included in a field at the University of Arizona research farm. The tour includes transportation, produce, and a lunch prepared by culinary students from Arizona Western College.  Be sure to wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes, this is a real working field and we don’t want you to harvest your tootsies! Tickets include transportation and a healthy lunch.  Tour departs from the Yuma Visitor Information Center.  Purchase tickets here.

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Jan
24
2019
8:00 AM
to 1:30 PM

Find out “What’s growing in all those green fields?”, and a whole lot more. Take this half-day tour led by a local grower and you’ll get the first-hand low-down on a range of topics. Harvesting is included in a field at the University of Arizona research farm. The tour includes transportation, produce, and a lunch prepared by culinary students from Arizona Western College.  Be sure to wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes, this is a real working field and we don’t want you to harvest your tootsies! Tickets include transportation and a healthy lunch.  Tour departs from the Yuma Visitor Information Center.  Purchase tickets here.

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Jan
25
2019
5:00 PM
to 9:00 PM

A customary four course Scottish feast, a 'Toast to the Lassies' with 'the water of life' Scotch Whiskey, excerpt readings of Burnds poetry and special presentations from our very own United Yuma Firefighters Pipes & Drums will fill the evening's festivities at the Yuma Civic Center.  Call 928-373-5040 for more information.

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Jan
26
2019
7:00 AM
to 11:00 AM

Join the Caballeros de Yuma and the Cocopah Casino as they host the 9th annual Yuma Territorial Marathon and Half Marathon. The certified course runs through the Arizona farming communities of Somerton, Gadsden and San Luis in southern Yuma County. This Boston qualifier, a mostly level course run at sea level, has seen many runners set their personnel record.  Register here.

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Jan
26
2019
9:00 AM
Jan
27
2019
5:00 PM

Civil War Days at the Colorado River State Historic Park bring history to life with two reenactment battles each day of the event.  Re-enactment groups from around the West converge for an old-school encampment and mock battles on the grassy grounds of the park, (note, no Civil War battles were waged around Yuma).  Call 928-373-5198 for more information.

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Jan
26
2019
10:00 AM
to 6:00 PM

This festival on Main Street celebrates the wonderful and tasty date fruit, grown right here in the Desert Southwest!  Enjoy a fabulous array of delicious food and drink, live music, demonstrations, and more! Call 928-373-5020 for more information.

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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 YumaShowTickets.com site.

Heritage Festivals events are under the direction of Perlita Wicks; call 928-373-5028 (office) 928-581-4501 (cell) or email Perla.Wicks@YumaAZ.gov 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 YumaLibrary.org.


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