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Yuma visitor info center closed Thanksgiving

YUMA, ARIZONA -  Anyone planning to grab information about what to do and see in Yuma while heading over the river and through the woods (cacti?) will have to wait until Friday.

That's because the official Visitor Information Center at the Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park, 201 N. 4th Ave., will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, Nov. 28. The VIC will be open on Thanksgiving eve until its usual closing hour of 5 p.m., and will reopen on "Black Friday" at its usual opening hour of 9 a.m.

Christmas shoppers may want to note that the VIC's gift shop offers a variety of Yuma souvenirs, gifts and books -- or for the person who has everything, wrap up one of YVB's unique Field to Feast or Farmer to Farmer agriculture tours or a tasty Savor Yuma culinary adventure.  Tour tickets are on sale now, but they sell out quickly.

With the exception of major holidays, the VIC is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. MST seven days a week through the end of May. Stop by or call (toll-free at 800.293.0071928-783-0071) to plan your real Arizona adventure in Yuma, or check out online at



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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