to 10:00 PM
A magical tradition for Yuma families! Join us as we light up Historic Main Street with twinkle lights on wreaths, light poles, and the official lighting of the Main Street Christmas Tree in front of the Yuma Art Center. Watch in awe as we flip the holiday switch and experience the moment the air fills with holiday spirit! This event features sweet treats, free photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, live performances and a kid’s snow zone! Visit www.YumaFestivals.com for updates!
to 2:00 PM
YPG: At Ease goes behind the scenes, deep into areas not seen by the general public. See the sights at Yuma Proving Ground, such as the tanks and the meteorology station. This tour leaves from the Colorado River State Historic Park at 8:30 a.m. Purchase tickets here. Call 800-293-0071 for more information.
to 11:00 PM
Take in the beauty of Christmas uniquely designed just for this event. This is an ages 18 and over event and it is semi-formal.
$35 per person | $65 per couple | $300 table for 10
RSVP is required for this event! Tickets will go on Sale Soon!
to 9:00 PM
This free to watch family event features marching bands, floats and vehicles decorated with beautiful Christmas lights. More information to come!!
to 8:00 PM
The 2nd Annual Christmas on the Colorado event will be held at the Colorado River State Historic Park. There will be pictures with Santa by Desert Bee Photography, create craft ornament with Artsy Fartsy Studio, face painting, trackless train rides, cookies, hot chocolate, popcorn and a movie. Call 928-373-5198 for more information.
to 11:00 PM
Arizona State University (ASU) El Diablito Alumni Chapter and the City of Somerton will sponsor the 13th Annual Somerton Tamale Festival in Downtown Somerton. The memory of preparing and enjoying tamales during the holiday season is a cultural tradition. Using that same tradition and unique family recipes, the El Diablito Alumni Club has organized the festival for the past 13 years to showcase Yuma County’s best and finest tamales. This all-day event features music, cultural dances, and a variety of tamales which have attracted a range of people including local families, senior citizens, teenagers, and out-of-state travelers.
to 9:00 PM
If you're looking for a fun, family-friendly and safe place to celebrate New Year's Eve, head over the the Yuma Civic Center because this is it. Wear your favorite costume and enter a contest for a chance to win some prizes. Games, pinãtas, video games, music, food and plenty of giveaways. $1 gets you in the door and kids under 3 are free. Call 928-373-5040 for more information.