Category Archives: winter


“The Grinch That Stole Christmas-Christmas Party!”


Tuesday, December 20 1:00-2:00 pm Children ages 6-12 are invited to the Yuma Main Library, 2951 S 21st Drive, for “The Grinch That Stole Christmas-Christmas Party!” Join us for Grinchy games, crafts, and videos! There is no charge to attend; however, space is limited. Tickets to the party will be issued on a first come, […]

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Santa is at the mall …


There’s still time to visit Santa before he heads to the North Pole to load up all the holiday presents for good girls and boys!  Located in the Village area next to Burrito Grill Wednesday December 22-Thursday December 23 noon to 9:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Santa will be there from noon to 6:oo p.m. Yuma Palms […]

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Storybook Lane Light Display!


Head out to 55th street for the ninth annual Storybook Lane Christmas light display extravaganza!  This AMAZING and free activity is a great way to spend an evening with the family! Each home tells a part of a holiday story with every kind of Christmas decoration, animation, lights, and twinkles imaginable. Head to 55th Street and you’ll […]

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Tell us about your fave holiday tradition!


The Elf on the Shelf post generated tons of comments … thank you!  Many of you shared some wonderful holiday traditions and ideas.  We’d like to hear more! Tell us about your YUMA holiday traditions, unique ways to celebrate, or how you give back to the community during the holiday season!  DO you decorate a cactus instead […]

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Kick off the Holiday Spirit … Yuma style!


Kick off the festive spirit with a holiday program at Desert Sun Stadium! Enjoy local singers performing Christmas Carols and sip on some hot chocolate underneath the twinkling lights!  Please bring a canned food item for Crossroads Mission and embrace the true spirit of the holidays!    And bring the kiddos … as a very […]

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Polar Express … still some tickets left!


The wildly popular Polar Express train ride  comes to life when the train departs the Williams Depot for a journey through the dark and quiet wilderness for a special visit to the “North Pole.” Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies while listening to the magical story. Watch the joy on the children’s faces when the train arrives at […]

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Ice is NICE … even in Yuma!


Yes, folks an ice skating rink is being trucked into Yuma from December 10-30.  Channel your inner Dorothy Hamill (how many of YOU had the haircut?!?) and get ready to skate in the desert. The week-long Christmas Village kicks off with the Dorothy Young Memorial Electric Light Parade and winds up at the Quatermaster Depot […]

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Christmas Village at the Quartermaster Depot


Christmas Village at the Quartermaster Depot December 10th: 6:00pm – 10:00pm December 11th – 30th: 12:00pm – 8:00pm  (closed December 24th & 25th) Update: Open until 10:00pm Friday, December 17th & Saturday, December 18th Thousands of lights, life-size holiday playhouses, holiday craft classes, and an ice skating rink!  Polar Pass tickets can be purchased at […]

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Yuma Youth Soccer Association: registration going on now


If you’re interested in doing soccer through the city this winter, the registration is going on now!  If you register by September 16th, you save $20.  I know I have a hard time thinking that far ahead, but what a savings! Yuma Youth Soccer Association for boys & girls ages 3-18 Early registration: August 23 […]

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Best Roadside Strawberry Stand


One of the great things about Yuma is all of the locally grown produce.  Yuma has roadside produce stands all over the place.  But who has the best produce, price, etc?  Well, if it’s strawberries you’re after, stop by the Strawberry roadside stand on 32nd Street just east of 4E, near the Arizona Marketplace. They’re […]

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