Yuma Events

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.

EVENTS:

June 10: Family Fish Fiesta: Bring your gear and bait and head over to the West Wetlands Park Pond to take part in this free fishing derby for everyone! All ages are welcome to attend this fun fishing competition for the whole family. Arizona Game and Fish will be on hand, providing a limited number of fishing poles to borrow, and bait to use. During this event only, an Arizona fishing license for participants 14 and older will not be required.

June 10: City of Yuma Summer Swap Meets: 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

June 16: Washoes & Cornhole Tournament: Who will be the Boss of the Toss?! Enter your team and head over to the Yuma Civic Center to find out! Every player is a winner with each registered player receiving a door prize and bragging rights to the ultimate tournament champion. Don’t want to play? Come by to cheer your favorite team along and enjoy music as well as food & drink specials. This event is open to participants age 21+. Pre-register your two-person team for only $20 or register on-site for $25. For more information contact Yuma Parks & Recreation at (928) 373-5200 or the Yuma Civic Center at (928) 373-5040.

June 17: Juneteenth: The Yuma Chapter of the NAACP and the City of Yuma Heritage Festivals invite you to the Juneteenth Celebration in historic downtown Yuma. This free, family event will include: guest speakers, live music, food and craft vendors, games and eating contests, and more. Tel: (928) 783-4305.

July 4: 4th of July All American BBQ & Fireworks Spectacular:
The City of Yuma’s biggest 4th of July celebration lights up Desert Sun Stadium! This amazing family event will include picnic style food, pie eating contests, entertainment, fun water features, and of course for the grand finale….a fireworks display! Bring a non-perishable food item to support the Yuma Community Food Bank. Entry fee is only $1.

July 8: Full Moon Kayaking Trip: Bring your binoculars along on this trip! You’ll be amazed by all that can be seen so clearly in the night sky as you kayak the Colorado River. This trip is open to participants ages 18+. Begins and ends at Gateway Park. For registration and more information contact City of Yuma Parks and Recreation at (928) 373-5200

July 15: City of Yuma Summer Swap Meets: 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

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

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. 19: City of Yuma Summer Swap Meets: 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

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.