Category Archives: winter


Take a Hike!


The kids are off school for the next several weeks. Here are a few adventures to try! Hey! Go take a hike! Joshua Tree National Park Painted Desert Trail Telegraph Pass East Wetlands Trails & Herb Guenther Scenic Overlook More Outdoor Experiences: TUMCO Ghost Town Yuma Conservation Garden Imperial Sand Dunes (dune permit required – click here) Martinez Lake […]

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“Jesus is Born” Live Nativity Production


  Champion Church is proud to bring a live Nativity production to Yuma. This live Nativity production is full of pageantry and Christmas splendor, as the greatest story ever told comes to life under the desert stars. Complete with animals, music, beautiful sets and costumes, Jesus Is Born will thrill the whole family. TIPS FROM CHAMPION […]

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A Holiday Tradition


Mark your calendar for this holiday tradition.  

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Storybook Lane Christmas Light Display (Foothills)


STORYBOOK LANE CHRISTMAS LIGHT DISPLAY    This AMAZING (and free) activity is a great way to spend an evening with the family! Each home tells part of a holiday story with every kind of Christmas decoration, animation, lights, and twinkles imaginable. You can park and walk the block-long display where, often times, the homeowners are […]

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Candy Cane Lane


  If you want to get into the holiday spirit, make sure to take a drive down Yuma’s own “Candy Cane Lane“! Located on Vista Lane (a little cul-de-sac across from Smucker Park) Candy Cane Lane has been delighting Yuma residents for decades. The residents of this street do an amazing and impressive job decorating their […]

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North Pole Experience


North Pole Experience “Be transported to Santa’s authentic Workshop at the North Pole, where all the magic happens! Tour the entire workshop, build toys with the elves, visit the toy factory and meet Santa! I’ve only taken our family on the Polar Express, but I’ve heard great things about the North Pole Experience in Flagstaff, […]

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Polar Express: Still Tickets Available


 I just checked the website and there still are tickets available in December for the Polar Express ! I know it’s hard to think about Christmas-y type events, but don’t wait too much longer or it will sell out. It’s about a 5 hour car trip, but it’s SOO worth it. “The Polar Express comes to life […]

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New to Yuma??


  This is the time of year when lots of new people are moving into Yuma! If you are one of them, here is some information that you will hopefully  find helpful. Even if you aren’t new to Yuma, you might be a new parent and hopefully it will help you as well! Do you […]

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*Back In Time* Pie Shoppe & Gifts


History a la mode! Think history can be a little dry?  Not at the Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park, where the new Back in Time Pie Shoppe is serving up delicious homemade pies and coffee in an atmosphere that harkens back to the era when wholesome “Harvey Girls” softened the grizzled heart of the Old West. Karina […]

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Christmas Village: Just 2 nights left!


Last 2 nights to visit the Christmas Village before it’s gone! Click here for all the details plus some fabulous tips from YumaMom.com. Click here for the YumaMom.com Christmas Village sneak peek!

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