Upcoming Events


Sep
28
2019
8:00 AM
to 12:00 PM

SAVE THE DATE

Date: Saturday, September 28th, 2019.
Time: 8:00 A.M.

Route begins on 8th Avenue and Cesar Chavez Blvd. Parade ends at Cesar Chavez Blvd. and 1st Avenue (Joe Orduño Park).

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Oct
19
2019
7:00 AM
to 12:30 PM

All are invited to join 4FrontED leaders in the Fourth Mayors’ Binational Bicycle Ride, set to begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, in the east parking lot of the Yuma Civic Center. The bicyclists will take off on a route through Somerton, Gadsden and San Luis—to experience the beauty and charm of the southwestern Arizona region before finishing in San Luis Rio Colorado (SLRC), Sonora.
Cycled at a leisurely pace in increments, the family-friendly ride stretches over 25 miles and provides a unique opportunity to experience the binational 4FrontED region. Those wishing to finish the ride in full will cross the U.S.-Mexico border at San Luis Port of Entry I, and are reminded to bring proper documentation for their return to the United States. SLRC Mayor Santos Gonzalez Yescas will host a finisher’s celebration at a park near San Luis Rio Colorado’s City Hall, with live music, local craft and food vendors, and medals for bicyclists.

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Oct
31
2019
6:00 PM
to 10:00 PM

Somerton Old City Hall will open their doors again to show the true horror of the paranormal activities that have been experienced in the building. Come to join the City of Somerton witness these paranormal activities on Halloween October 31 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

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Nov
9
2019
11:00 AM
to 11:00 AM
Somerton Corn Fest Category: Events

The Somerton High School committee and the City of Somerton have begun the planning for this year's Corn Festival, mark your calendars for November 9th, 2019!! Kick off is at 11:00 am to 11:00 pm and as we confirm a line up we will share it with all.

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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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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
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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Yuma AZ
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Somerton AZ
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San Luis AZ
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Wellton AZ
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Calexico CA
www.calexico.ca.gov
El Centro CA
www.cityofelcentro.org
San Luis Rio Colorado MX
Mexicali MX
Cocopah Tribe
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Quechan Tribe
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