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Reminder: First Annual DATE FESTIVAL this weekend.


Yuma’s First Annual Date Festival will be held on Saturday, November 17th in Historic Downtown Yuma! There will be displays of machinery used only on dates, date palms & vendors showcasing dates, art display & small antiques pertaining to the history of our date agriculture in Yuma. There will also be a free tour to […]

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North End Art Walk


Friday’s North End Art Walk puts spotlight on local creativity! Yuma’s arts community takes over downtown with the North End Art Walk, 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, in gallery spaces and studios across Yuma’s Historic North End. Over 30 galleries, businesses and studios are participating, including the Yuma Art Center, Consulado de México, […]

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Make it a date! First Annual Date Festival November 17th.


Read the following press release (provided by the Yuma Visitors Bureau) to learn more about the upcoming Medjool Date Festival! YUMA, ARIZONA ‐ Though you wouldn’t think of the Old West as a place to find a traditional treat of the Middle East, the Yuma area is the world’s largest producer of gourmet Medjool dates […]

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Pint House Bar & Grill – Opening Soon!


Scheduled to open Saturday, November 10th, the Pint House Bar & Grill will be a great addition to Yuma’s downtown social scene!  Located in the old Carla Renee building (265 S. Main St.), this new bar & restaurant should do for beer lovers what Yuma’s Main Squeeze has done for those who prefer wine!  It will […]

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Downtown Trick or Treating


Thank you to Yuma’s Main Squeeze for sending us this list of the downtown merchants that will be giving out candy on Halloween.  If you’re looking for a night on the town with out the kids, head to Yuma’s Main Squeeze for a Halloween party / costume contest afterwards.    

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Farmers Markets in Yuma


  Farmers Markets are a big deal here in Yuma, the “winter vegetable capital of the world” (read more about the industry here)! These markets are a fun way to get outside, people-watch, browse for gifts and trinkets, and of course, get deals on fresh, local produce. Here is a run-down of the markets available […]

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Children’s Festival of the Arts


Children’s Festival of the Arts   This festival is a fun, hands-on experience full of great activities for the whole family! This year’s theme is “Dive Into The Arts.” Bring the kids and create interesting works of art with an under-the-sea focus. We have attended for the last few years and there is something for […]

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Oktoberfest Comes to Yuma


 “Oktoberfest!” This Saturday, the Yuma Fine Arts Association will host their annual Oktoberfest. There will be brats, sauerkraut, and a beer tasting provided by Alliance Beverage.  Tickets are being sold in the Gift Shop, at the door, or online. Date: Saturday, October 13 Time:  6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Place:  Yuma Art Center. 254 S. Main […]

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“Yuma Star” Performances


Come out and support our local talent as they compete for the title of YUMA STAR! The first Live Performance will be Wednesday, September 19th. Tickets are only $6.00 and can be purchased in advance or at the door.     For more information please click here.    

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Movie Theaters in Yuma


 Harkins Theaters Harkins Theaters in the Yuma Palms is our one and only big theater. They have everything you would expect, including concessions, a small arcade, and plenty of teenagers hanging out. Regular ticket prices are about $8.50 for adults and $5.00 for kids under 13, but there are various discounts, including matinee, senior, student […]

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