Dorothy Young Memorial Electric Light Parade

Spark your lead-up to Christmas with a night-time parade! This is one event that really unites the Yuma community and visitors in the holiday spirit! The second Saturday night in December, Downtown is taken over by illuminated marching bands, dazzling floats, twinkling dancers and animals. As floats wind their way through the streets, spectators can pick a sidewalk spot along the 1.5-mile parade route to watch and cheer from their chairs, blanket, or even from the bed of their pickup truck!


Things To Do

It’s been designated the World’s Sunniest City by Guinness World Records! Use those sunny days for outdoor adventures in all the wide-open space around Yuma. The Colorado River and lakes make for fun tubing, canoeing and boating. Imperial Sand Dunes, the Sonoran desert, and three...

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