The Caballeros de Yuma, Inc., is a nonprofit organization that has been welcoming visitors and sponsoring special events in the Yuma area since 1962. Its Colorado River Crossing Balloon Festival (Nov. 18-20, 2011) and Midnight at the Oasis classic car show (March 2-4, 2012) are among Yuma’s premiere annual events. For more information, call 928-343-1715, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.caballeros.org.
Yuma Visitors Bureau markets the Yuma area within the travel and tourism industry and to the general public. Direct travel spending in Yuma County totaled more than $577 million in 2009 and supported nearly 6,000 jobs. Travel spending in the county also generated more than $36 million in state and local taxes. For more information, including summer specials at area hotels, call 800-293-0100 or visit www.visityuma.com .