Press Releases


Yuma, Ariz. — This Saturday, September 19, 2020 from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., Visit Yuma is hosting the annual Dove Hunt Clean Up. Volunteers are still needed for this early morning clean up, and Visit Yuma is supplying the first 50 pre-registered participants with a hot breakfast burrito for their efforts.

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YUMA, ARIZ. —Those who love Christmas in the Yuma community know that it's time to start planning their parade entries for the 2020 Dorothy Young Memorial Electric Light Parade on December 12, 2020.

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YUMA, ARIZONA--Visit Yuma announced today that two members who own restaurants have come to a new agreement. "Both members are such prominent fixtures in our community, one as a long-time, beloved location and the other as a relative newcomer, offering fresh new tastes," said Linda Morgan, Executive Director of Visit Yuma. "We are very happy for both entities, both families, for the great outcome of this new business deal." 

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The Yuma Visitors Bureau is always happy to assist members of print, digital and broadcast media, either on assignment or pitching an idea with a Yuma angle.

Visit Yuma team can suggest itineraries and facilitate visits, or provide you with the inspired details to help nail down an assignment.  We pride ourselves on always going "above and beyond."

You can download background and "anytime" materials below; dated press releases appear "most recent first" at left. Call or email us for photos and B-roll video.

YVB periodically hosts group and individual press trips, and is glad to partner with other Arizona or California DMOs to coordinate a visit to several regions.

For more information, contact Linda Morgan at 928-376-0100 (office), email Thanks for your interest in the Yuma area.

'Anytime' releases:

Around & about - a quick Yuma overview

Brilliant! Yuma wears 'sunniest' label with pride

Last link in river restoration under way


Background info:

Fast Facts About YVB

 Fast Facts About Yuma 

Yuma history - narrative

Yuma historic timeline


Research and statistics

Yuma Winter Visitors Study 2017-2018

Yuma Winter Visitors Study 2017-2018 Executive Summary

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