The City of Yuma’s 9th Annual Back to School Rodeo will take place at the Yuma Civic Center on Saturday, July 20, 2019, from 8am to Noon.
The Back to School Rodeo is a family-friendly event providing an opportunity to increase awareness and availability of education, health and social services for parents and children through interactive, informative presentations, displays and entertainment.
Join the Arizona Chapter of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers at the City of Yuma Heritage Festivals Celebrate the Heat Luau event in Downtown Yuma. Bring the family for a day of food, fun, and doves! The Inaugural Arizona Backcountry Hunters & Anglers Dove Cook-Off at the Pint House Bar and Grill will highlight some of the best wild game table fare our state has to offer by finding out who has the chops to take home the title of Dove Cooking Champion.
Contact Arizona@Backcountryhunters.org for more information.
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.
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
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!
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”.
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).
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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.
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.