Festival Events

Vendor Fair


Come and buy from local artists and artisans.

The  Date Festival Vendor Fair happens along historic Main Street and features a charming array of delicious food, arts, crafts, and products and services.


 Want to participate? Click here for more info.

Cooking Demos


Dates are a versatile and healthy ingredient. Throughout the day the festival will showcase the talents and tastes of local celebrity chefs making delicious Date inspired dishes.



Tours of Date Garden and Packing House


$5:00 per person- First Come First Served.


Some special conditions apply

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Growing Info and Equipment


Visit our info booth and see how dates are grown, lovingly cared for and finally picked from these majestic trees. See the equipment we have specially developed to ensure the safety of our workers when ascending date palms.



Do you like Dates?  Come try the best date shakes in the USA


Plus lots of snacks and main meals.

Children's Corner


Keep the kids happy with these young people's activities


   -  Jumping Castles

   -  Face Painting

         and more

Live Entertainment


Live music and dance throughout the day from local artists.


Tommy & the Drifters

Jazz of Yuma

The Original Conners

Cibola Jazz Band

Yuma High School Choir

Zarmineh Moody and The Jawhara Belly Dance Group and Flamenco Dancing