Events


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Feb
23
2019
10:00 AM
Feb
24
2019
3:00 PM

A new season of Yuma Territory Live Steamers is starting and the new schedule will include both Saturday and Sunday rides on the 2nd and 4th weekends, October thru May.  Located at East Riverside Park, below the Historic Prison. 

Yuma Territory Live Steamers offer rides to the public on a 7-1/2-inch-gauge railroad that is large enough for kids and adults to ride. Our goals are to have fun and to educate children and adults about railroading history and safety. Official railroad signals are used when we are running for the proper start, stop, reverse and going thru road crossings. Yuma is one of the major hubs for trains traveling through, some days having as many as 50 trains both coming and going.

Find the mini-railway located off of Giss Parkway on Prison Hill Road at Riverside Park just below Yuma Territorial Prison.

Live Steamers also offer charter runs for birthday parties, picnics and other events, as well as having a Junior Engineer Program for children to learn more about the proper operation of a train.

Like us on Facebook, or visit website at YumaLiveSteamers.org or call 928-782-1988 for more information.

All aboard!

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Feb
25
2019
6:00 PM
to 8:00 PM

Hosted by Tina Clark in the beautiful and historic St. Paul's Cultural Center, celebrate fresh produce, farming history, traditions and recipes at these one-of-a-kind dining experiences celebrating the local farmer's wives. Ticket includes a full dinner with complimentary adult beverage and a chance to meet some of the people who put salad and vegetables on our table every winter. Transportation not included.  Purchase tickets here.

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Feb
26
2019
8:00 AM
to 2:00 PM

Here's a rare chance to get a behind-the-scenes look at the U. S. Army Yuma Proving Ground, one of the largest military facilities (by land area) in the world.  Your tour will include a stop at the fascinating Heritage Center museum, plus a look at other areas and activities most civilians don't get to see! This tour requires participants to get on and off the bus multiple times.   Tour departs from the Yuma Visitor Information Center.  Purchase tickets here.

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Feb
27
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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Feb
28
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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Mar
1
2019
9:00 AM
Mar
4
2019
12:00 AM

One of the West’s premier classic car and nostalgia festivals, Midnight at the Oasis features 3 days of music, family fun and over 1,000 of the coolest cars on display.  Event information will be updated as it becomes available. 

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Mar
1
2019
5:00 PM
to 8:30 PM

For an "only in Yuma" experience, treat your sweetie to a "Date Night" you won't forget — a multi-course gourmet dinner served under the stars in a lush Yuma date grove! If you've only sampled the "fruit of kings" in a date shake, you're in for some delicious surprises: every course of the elegant meal prepared by Chef Alex Trujillo and his hard-working helpers will feature a new twist on this oldest of cultivated fruits, whether savory or sweet.  These special dinners are presented in the Imperial Date Gardens by Yuma Visitors Bureau to showcase both Yuma's delightful desert weather and the culinary versatility of one of its more unique crops. Transportation not included.  Purchase tickets here.  Arizona time.

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Mar
2
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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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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