Category Archives: Festivals & Public Events


Foothills’ Parade of Lights


This parade has gone on in the Foothills since I can remember (the 80’s). It used to be so small and just a few off- roading toys, but now it’s kind of a big deal. You might check it out. The Foothills Parade of Lights departs at 6:00 p.m. nightly from Foothills Blvd and E […]

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Annual Tower Lighting


The annual tower lighting will be November 26 at 6:30 p.m. This is a fun, FREE  (donate a non-perishable food item) Yuma tradition. There will be local performances and a visit from Santa. Visit here for more information.

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Save the Date: Tamale Festival


Mark your calendars for the Tamale Festival in Somerton! This year it will be December 16 starting at 11 a.m.

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Colorado River Crossing Balloon Festival 


I’m loving this handy dandy schedule of events for the upcoming balloon festival.

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FREE Fall Festival


This sounds like a lot of fun, and it’s FREE!

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Dia De Los Muertos/Day of the Dead


Dia De Los Muertos will be celebrated November 2 at Johnson Mortuary. There will be food, drinks, and activities for all ages starting at noon.  

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Tree Lighting at Yuma Palms


Yuma Palms (the mall) always kicks off the holiday season with a lovely tree lighting event. It’s a great family event, and it’s FREE.

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Christmas Lighting on Main


Well isn’t this exciting?! Can’t wait.

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Reminder: Trick or Treat on Main


I’m thrilled that the city is putting this event on with several fantastic sponsors helping out. This sounds like something safe and fun to do with kids of all ages.

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HSOY Fall Festival


The Humane Society of Yuma puts on a super cute Fall Festival each year. It’s perfect for the little ones, and it’s FREE.

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