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Published on Sep 22, 2017

A 'so long' to summer means the return of Jazz Nights outdoors at Julieanna's Patio Cafe. Yuma Jazz Company's Steven Hennig prepares to strike up the band with this season preview ...

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Published on Aug 18, 2017

Every September, it’s not just dove which flock to Yuma — thousands of hunters from all over converge on the Arizona border town for some of the best dove hunting found anywhere on earth.

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Published on Aug 18, 2017

Visit Yuma is excited to announce the launch of its newest campaign promoting all things Yuma with the help of social media and you. Yes, you!

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Published on Jun 5, 2017

America's Independence Day is right around the corner and Yuma is a great place to celebrate the holiday with friends and family! Here's our list of the most popular activities taking shape in the world's sunniest city this 4th of July ...

 

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Published on May 23, 2017

The unofficial start to summer is here and, in Yuma, there is no shortage of activities for having fun under the sun. Here is our list of exciting things-to-do this Memorial Day weekend ...

 

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Published on May 18, 2017

Yuma summers are sizzling, but there will be no shortage of live jazz to help cool ya' down. Yuma Jazz Company's Steven Hennig previews this season's performances ...

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Published on May 12, 2017

While there is a lot to do in Yuma during the day, it's when the sun sets that the fun really starts to heat up! For travelers wanting to know the best places to enjoy an evening out on the town, we've put together our list of the top nightlife spots where out-of-towners are always welcome ...

 

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Published on May 11, 2017

Yuma's a great year-round travel destination, but things get even more exciting with a calendar chock-full of great events which celebrate traditions, flavors, sights, and sounds! And, although we'd love to name all the great events happening throughout the year, here is our list of the biggest and best for which you should plan a getaway to Yuma...

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Published on May 10, 2017

If you are looking to get the very most out of a trip to Arizona, you really ought to stop and experience Yuman Nature. Our location in the heart of the Sonoran Desert is more than just sand and tumbleweeds. The Yuma Valley and surrounding topography is host to rugged mountains for climbing, meandering waterways for rowing, and rolling dunes for imagining. Here's our list of the top outdoor adventures in and around Yuma ...

 

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Published on May 9, 2017

Yuma has a rich history which dates back more than a century, to the days of the "Wild West" where the streets were dusty and the Colorado River flowed untamed. Whether you're a history buff or have a curious interest in how Yuma became the Gateway of the Great Southwest, we've got a list to help you get to some of the area's top attractions ...

 

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Published on May 8, 2017

Planning a getaway fit for the whole family? Yuma is brimming with fun and adventure, and we've put together our list of the top activities to help plan your visit to the Sunniest City on Earth ...

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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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