Upcoming Events


Nov
22
2019
5:30 AM
Nov
24
2019
10:30 PM

Hot Air Balloons Return to Yuma Nov. 22-24, 2019. The Colorado River Crossing Hot Air Balloon Festival - presented by the Caballeros de Yuma - is one of Yuma, Arizona's premier fall events. The festival attracts some of the most colorful and unique balloons from the West and Southwest. Staged over three days in November, with mass ascensions on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings, the festival uses the Colorado River and the Sonoran Desert as its backdrop. The highlight is the Desert Balloon Glow that takes place on Saturday night at Yuma's Desert Sun Baseball Stadium where tethered balloons fill the baseball field, and with their burners firing at full blast, the balloons to glow brightly in the dark desert sky, The entire pageant is set to music

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Nov
24
2019
11:00 AM
to 6:00 PM
Expo Dátil 2019 in SLRC Category: Events

The Expo Date is to celebrate the most popular fruit of San Luis Rio Colorado (SLRC), with the participation of all the fruit producing companies, located in the municipality. During the exhibition you can visit each of the stands where dishes and different products made from dates will be offered, while enjoying live music and cultural performances during the event. The goal of this expo is to make visitors aware of the importance of the date for the region and the recognition of SLRC as the largest producer of the fruit nationwide. SLRC is also known as the #DateCapital.

Venue: Esplanada Municipal (Ave. Juárez y Calle 4a, SLRC, Sonora.)

More information: www.facebook.com/TurismoSLRC/

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Dec
1
2019
12:00 AM
to 11:00 PM

The importance of corn in Mexico is recognized worldwide, San Luis Río Colorado highlights the gastronomic diversity thanks to corn, which is also produced in our agricultural valley. Dishes made with corn, include: tamales, tortillas, bread, soups, toasts, flautas, tacos, gorditas, atole, among others. Enjoy live music during the event.

Venue: Esplanada Municipal (Ave. Juárez y Calle 4ta, SLRC, Sonora).

More information: www.facebook.com/TurismoSLRC/

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Dec
6
2019
8:00 AM
to 8:00 PM

Come to the Somerton Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 6th, 2019 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  Hot chocolate and cookies will be provided by ASU Diablito Alumni. It will be a festive night with family and friends. Our Tree lighting celebration will include music, performances and more!

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Dec
14
2019
12:00 AM
to 11:00 PM

As a border city, San Luis Río Colorado (SLRC), is a bridge for more than 15 thousand people who daily cross to the United States to work on the fields, that is why the emigrant party seeks to recognize them. They always provide an important economic contribution to our city. The event will be enlivened with live music, well-known artists performances, a gastronomic showcase, cultural presentations, among others.

Venue: Esplanada Municipal (Ave. Juárez and Calle 4a, SLRC, Sonora).

More information: www.facebook.com/TurismoSLRC/

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Dec
14
2019
6:00 PM
to 9:00 PM

Dorothy Young Memorial Electric Light Parade – features illuminated marching bands, lighted floats, twinkling dancers and animals. More than 100 entertaining and sparkling entries wind up in Yuma’s Historic Downtown. The 2019 theme is “Light up with the Arts”.

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Dec
20
2019
6:30 PM
to 8:30 PM
Somerton Light Parade Category: Events

Please join the City of Somerton and Participate at our 10th Annual Light Parade on December 20th  at 6:30 pm along Main Street.  Sign up at Somerton City Hall, 143 N. State Ave Somerton, AZ, or register online at Somerton Recdesk(Free Event).

For more info please email angelicaroldan@somertonaz.gov

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Dec
21
2019
11:00 AM
to 11:00 PM
Somerton Tamale Festival Category: Events

Arizona State University (ASU) El Diablito Alumni Chapter and the City of Somerton will sponsor the 13th Annual Somerton Tamale Festival on December 21st, 2019 at 11:00 am in Downtown Somerton. The memory of preparing and enjoying our families’ 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.

For more info visit Somerton Tamale Festival website.

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Dec
31
2019
8:00 PM
Jan
1
2020
1:00 AM
Yuma’s Iceberg Drop Category: Events

Yuma’s Iceberg Drop - A festive New Year's Eve celebration in Historic Downtown Yuma. This event will feature live music, offerings from our downtown restaurants, and bars, and the excitement of the Drop itself, which will be happening on December 31, 2019 - 10 p.m. to coincide with New York’s Time Square Ball Drop, and midnight to welcome in 2020 in Yuma.

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Jan
24
2020
9:00 AM
Jan
25
2020
5:00 PM
Civil War Days Category: Events

Civil War Days - Over 100 re-enactors from around the Country will be participating in the re-enactment of the Civil War. There will be two battles a day along with different camp sites throughout the Colorado River State Historic Park.  Call 928-373-5198 for more information.

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San Luis AZ
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Wellton AZ
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Calexico CA
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El Centro CA
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San Luis Rio Colorado MX
Mexicali MX
Cocopah Tribe
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Quechan Tribe
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