From visual and performing arts to fairs, festivals and parades, sports events and expos, there’s always something happening in Yuma.
Below are some of the upcoming events to enjoy during your Yuma visit or vacation. Don’t forget we have live music and sports events showing at the Yuma Landing Bar & Grill.
Entertainment at Yuma Landing Bar & Grill: Tuesday Night Trivia at 7pm, Wine Wednesdays at 5pm, Karaoke on Wednesdays at 7pm, Live Music on Friday nights at 7pm. Tel: (928) 782-7427, www.yumalanding.com.
The Children’s Museum of Yuma County is back at the Yuma Art Center Wednesday-Saturday, from June 3 through July 29.
City of Yuma Summer Swap Meets: Held July 15 & Aug. 19, the City of Yuma Civic Center Indoor Swap Meets are a bargain hunter’s paradise and a great way to make money! Find antiques, vintage items, and more! Shop or barter for merchandise! Tel: (928) 373-5040
Thursdays at The Theatre: Held Aug. 14, Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2, Dec. 7. Enjoy Thursdays at the Historic Yuma Theatre with the AWC Foundation. Film starts at 7:00pm and is screened in the Historic Yuma Theatre, in downtown Yuma. $5 admission ($2.50 for AWC/NAU students with ID).
July 15: Girls Night Out: The ‘Girls’ have been thrilling audiences and earning raves from critics throughout North America since it began touring after its sensational Off-Broadway debut. This touching and hilarious ‘tell-it-like-it-is’ musical takes audiences on a journey into the lives of a group of female friends. Historic Yuma Theatre, Tel: (928) 373-5202
July 21-22: Into The Woods Jr: Presented by the Yuma Art Center’s Infinite Imagination Youth Theater Program, the musical Into the Woods Jr., features all of your favorite characters – Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk) and the Witch in this lyrically rich retelling of classic Brothers Grimm fables. Tel: (928) 373-5202
Aug. 5: Sunrise Kayaking: Enjoy a guided trip and watch the world wake up as the sun rises along the Colorado River. This trip is open to participants ages 8+ (age 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult) and fee is $33 per person. Begins at Bruce Church and ends at Gateway Park. For registration and more information contact City of Yuma Parks and Recreation at (928) 373-5200.
Aug. 18: Celebrate the Heat! The City of Yuma’s Heritage Festivals invites you to Celebrate the Heat on Main Street with live music and entertainment, great food and shopping, family activities, and more. Tel: 928.373.5028
Aug. 26: Party Expo! Celebrate Everything at the Party Expo! Shop dozens of local vendors at the Yuma Civic Center to see their products and services first hand, watch two fashion shows and see the hottest trends in fashion and make up, get tips on adding special touches to your event, and learn how DIY projects can save you money. For more information contact Yuma Parks & Recreation at (928) 373-5200 or the Yuma Civic Center at (928) 373-5040.
Sept. 1-4: 2017 USA Softball Men’s Western Class E Slow Pitch National Championship: Pacific Avenue Athletic Complex. Tel: 928-373-5200.
Oct. 7: YumaCon: Celebrate the pop cultural arts and embrace your fandom at the Yuma Civic Center! Cosplay your favorite character, play video games, learn professional zombie make up, dance to Korean pop music, and talk with special guest groups and cosplay judges. Tel: (928) 373-5200.