Heritage Festivals


  • Main Street
    Yuma's Historic Main Street is home to many of the Heritage Festivals events.
  • Block Party Booths
    Festival goers enjoying the unique food options at the Cinco de Mayo Menos Cuatro Block Party.
  • Crowd Park Heritage
    A view of the stage at the 2016 Yuma River Daze: Boogie, Brews and Blues Festival in Gateway Park.
  • Farmers Market Heritage
    Main Street events are the perfect place to find fresh, local produce and other unique local products.

PerlitaWicks
Perlita Wicks
Heritage Festivals Coordinator

Fun, food and festivities are just a few of the things you can expect at a City of Yuma Heritage Festivals event!

Each year more than 250,000 people visit Yuma to experience the sights, sounds, tastes, and heritage of this very unique and historic place. 

City of Yuma Heritage Festivals celebrates our unique history by hosting events throughout the year in Yuma’s Historic Downtown.  These Festivals feature activities for all ages and attract thousands of visitors into Yuma's historic Downtown and the Heritage Area. 

Vendor and sponsorship opportunities are available (Vendor Application). For more information, contact Perlita Wicks, Heritage Festivals Coordinator, at (928) 373-5028 or by email.




Upcoming Heritage Festivals Events:

Jan
28
2017
9:00 AM
to 5:00 PM

The City of Yuma's Heritage Festivals invites you to join us at the annual Yuma Medjool Date Festival.  This festival celebrates the wonderful and tasty date, grown right here in the desert Southwest!  Enjoy a fabulous array of delicious food and drink, live music, demonstrations, and more!

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Feb
18
2017
11:00 AM
to 7:00 PM

City of Yuma Heritage Festivals and Robb Bower Presents invite you to the Boogie, Brews and Blues Festival on Saturday, February 18th, from 11am to 7pm in Gateway Park. (Gates open at 10am)  Enjoy a full-day of live music along the Colorado River in Gateway Park! Plus, food trucks, craft brews, merchandise, memorabilia and more!  

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Feb
24
2017
10:00 AM
Feb
25
2017
5:00 PM

Come and see what Yuma is growing!  The inaugural What's Growing in Yuma Festival will highlight all of the fruits, vegetables, and more that are grown right here in the desert southwest!  This family-friendly event will also feature live entertainment, demonstrations, activities, and more!

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