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Events

 

Quartzsite and Nearby Events

Quartzsite Sports, Vacation & RV Show – Jan 19th thru 27th, 2019

For you snowbirds in Yuma, AZ  and anyone considering a day trip, you can find a great calendar of local events here. Sorry, but Yuma is a little far for the bulk of my readers to go for an event though some do go down there to see the wonderful sites.

Blue Water Casino Entertainment Schedule
Lake Havasu Speedway Schedule
Desert RV Resort Concerts 46628 Hwy 60, Brenda – 928-927-7605

 

2018 – 2019 Quartzsite Area Schedule

Quartzsite Farmers Market
Every Wednesday 8-noon at east end of Desert Gardens, I-10 (Exit 17), then east on Frontage Road

Blowsion World Finals – Jet Ski extreme sports
September 29 – October 7, 2018 Crazy Horse Campgrounds, 1534 Beachcomber Blvd., Lake Havasu City

Hi Ali Swapmeet
October, 2018 – March, 2019  120 West Cowell Street

Good Ground Trading Swapmeet
October, 2018 – March, 2019

Liquidator Depot Swapmeet
October, 2018 – March, 2019

Main Street Gem & Mineral Swapmeet
October, 2018 – March, 2019

Fish Fry Friday
October, 2018 – March, 2019 Fridays VFW 120 S. Palo Verde, Quartzsite, AZ

Tyson Wells Market Center Swapmeet
October 2018 – March 2019 121 W. Kuehn St.

Rice Ranch “Yawl Come” Show
October 2018 – March 2019 55 E. Kuehn St.

Quartzsite Market Place Street Fair
October 2018 – March 2019 50 E. Kuehn St.

10th Annual Haunted Pineapple Race
October 4, 2018 London Bridge Beach, McCulloch Blvd. & Beachcomber Blvd., Lake Havasu City  4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Annual CRIT Native American Days Fair & Expo
October 5, 2018 – October 6, 2018 Manataba Park 2660 Mohave Rd, Parker, AZ

2018 Duck Derby Races
October 13, 2018 Under the London Bridge, 422 English Village, Lake Havasu City 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Lucas Oil “Thunder on the River” Drag Boat Races
October 13, 2018 – October 14, 2018 Bluewater Resort and Casino, Parker

40th Annual Relics & Rods Run to the Sun
October 17, 2018 – October 21, 2018 Bridgewater Links @ London Bridge Resort, 1477 Queens Bay, Lake Havasu City

Family Freedom “FRIGHT” Festival
October 20, 2018 VFW Post 769 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Parker Enduro Boat Races
Oct 27, 2018 Bluewater Resort and Casino, Parker

London Bridge Days Parade
October 27, 2018 Downtown Havasu District (Main Street), McCulloch Blvd., Lake Havasu City 10:00 am

Annual Halloween Party
October 27, 2018 Quartzsite Community Center 4:00pm – 6:00pm

QIA Craft Faire and Yard Sale
November 3, 2018 QIA 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Another Dam Race-Paddle Board & Outrigger Race
November 3, 2018 River Lodge Resort to Blue Water Resort & Casino 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Buck Connor Days
November 9, 2018 – November 11, 2018 Quartzsite Town Park

Marine Corps Birthday Ball
November 10, 2018 London Bridge Resort Convention Center, 1477 Queens Bay,Lake Havasu City
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm $40/person

Annual Sand, Water & RV Expo
November 17, 2018 – November 18, 2018 Lake Havasu State Park, Lot 4 (Windsor Beach) 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Lone Steer BBQ Chili & Cornbread Quartzsite Foodbank Fundraiser
November 18, 2018 Tyson Wells Showground Rock Motel Building 12:00 pm until the chili runs out

Annual Thanksgiving Regatta Boat Races
November 23, 2018 – November 24, 2018 Blue Water Resort & Casino

Ice Skating at the London Bridge
November 24, 2018 – January 8, 2019 London Bridge Resort, 1477 Queens Bay, Lake Havasu City

Santa’s Workshop Arts & Crafts Show
November 24, 2018 – November 25, 2018 Tyson Wells Showground 9 am – 5 pm

Greasewood Swap Meet
December 2018 – March 2019

Annual Boat Parade of Lights
December 1, 2018 Lake Havasu-London Bridge 6:30 pm 9 9:00 pm

QIA Craft Faire and Yard Sale
December 1, 2018 QIA 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Blythe Christmas Parade
December 1, 2018 Blythe CA – Hobsonway 5 p.m

QIA Health Fair
December 7, 2018 Quartzsite Improvement Association (QIA) 7 am

Friends of the Quartzsite Food Bank Soup & Chowder Fundraiser
December 8, 2018 

Quartzsite Christmas Light Parade
December 15, 2018 Quartzsite Main St. 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Author’s Fair Readers Oasis
January, 2019 – February, 2019

Traders Market
January, 2019 – February, 2019 Friday – Sunday Desert Gardens Show Grounds 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Prospectors Panorama
January 2019 – February 2019 35 W. Kuehn St. 9am-5pm

Annual International Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show
January 1, 2019 – February 28, 2019  DESERT GARDENS  I-10 (Exit 17), then east on Frontage Road

Annual New Years Q Mtn Climb
January 1, 2019 Q Mountain 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tyson Wells Rock & Gem Show
January 4, 2019 – January 13, 2019 Tyson Wells

QIA Craft Faire and Yard Sale
January 5, 2019 QIA 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Annual Quilting at the Lake
January 8, 2019 – January 12, 2019 London Bridge Resort, Lake Havasu City 9am-4pm  Classes $95/ day

Havasu Balloon Festival and Fair
January 10, 2019 – January 13, 2019 Lake Havasu State Park, Windsor 4, 171 London Bridge Rd., Lake Havasu City 6am-9pm

Hi Jolly Daze Parade
January 12, 2019 Town Park 11am-1pm

New Christie Minstrels
January 12, 2019 (two shows 2pm & 7pm) QIA Building

Annual QIA Pow Wow
January 16, 2019 – January 20, 2019 QIA

Buses by the Bridge
January 17, 2019 – January 20, 2019 Lake Havasu State Park, Windsor 4, 171 London Bridge Rd., Lake Havasu City

Tyson Wells Sell-A-Rama
January 18, 2019 – January 27, 2019 Tyson Wells

Blythe Annual Bluegrass Music Festival
January 18, 2019 – January 20, 2019 Colorado River Fairgrounds, Blythe, CA

BIG TENT….SPORTS, VACATION & R.V. SHOW
January 19, 2019 – January 27, 2019 1/2 mile south of I-10 on Hwy. 95 from 9 am to 5 pm

Quartzfest Amateur Radio Operators Gathering
January 20 – January 26, 2019 Road Runner BLM near mile marker 99

Grand Canyon Pro Rodeo Assn. & Little Delbert Days
January 26, 2019 – January 27, 2019 SARA Park Rodeo Grounds, 7206 Dub Campbell Parkway, Lake Havasu City 10am – 4pm

Live Love Laugh Line Dance Food Bank Fundraiser
January 28, 2019 Quartzsite Improvement Association (QIA) 11:00am – 2:00pm

Escapee Geocachers
January 28, 2019 – January 31, 2019 GPS N 33° 35.135 W 114° 13.529 (Hwy. 95, Near MM-99,BLM Roadrunner) 9am Open to all geocachers, $5 at registration

Live, Love, Laugh, Line Dance Fundraiser – Food Bank
January 28, 2019 QIA 11am – 2pm $5 No partner needed. Learn new dances. Refreshments and prizes. 
Food donation box

Lake Havasu Vintage Trailer Campout
January 31, 2019 – February 3, 2019 Lake Havasu State Park, 699 London Bridge Rd, Lake Havasu City, AZ

Tyson Wells Arts & Crafts Fair
February 2 – February 11, 2018 Tyson Wells 9am-5pm

QIA Craft Faire and Yard Sale
February 2, 2019 QIA 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Dinner & Concert
February 2, 2019 Quartzsite Improvement Association (QIA) 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Quartzsite Gold & Treasure Show
February 8, 2019 – February 10, 2019 QIA building. Friday – Sunday 9am-4pm

Quilt Show
February 8, 2019 – February 9, 2019 Senior Center

Desert Flyers RC Fun Fly
TBA James B. Colwell Field, 780 N. Plymouth Ave. 9:00 am

Annual Havasu Winterfest
February 9, 2019 – 10, 2019 McCulloch Blvd, Lake Havasu City, AZ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Annual Western Winter Blast Pyrotechnic Show
February 13, 2019 – February 17, 2019 SARA Park, 7260 S. Sara Parkway, Lake Havasu City @ dusk

Annual Lake Havasu City Rockabilly Reunion
February 15, 2019 – 17, 2019 Lake Havasu State Park, Windsor 4, 171 London Bridge Rd., Lake Havasu City

Annual Spring Fling Desert Poker Run
February 22, 2019 – February 23, 2019 Havasu Landing Resort & Casino, 1 Main Street, Havasu Lake 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Quartzsite Masters Tough Golf Tournament
TBA, 2019 

Annual Line Dance on the Bridge
February 24, 2019 Lake Havasu City London Bridge 2:30pm -5pm

“Bluegrass On The Beach” Festival
March 1, 2019 – March 3, 2019 Lake Havasu State Park, # 4, 699 London Bridge Rd., Lake Havasu City 10am-6:30pm (Fri/Sat); 10am-5pm (Sun)

QIA Craft Faire and Yard Sale
March 2, 2019 QIA 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Grand Gathering
TBA QIA and Town-wide Events

La Paz County Fair
TBA, 2019 21600 Hillside Drive Parker, AZ

London Bridge Renaissance Faire
March 15, 2019 – March 17, 2019 SARA Park Rodeo Grounds, Lake Havasu City 10am – 6pm

Renaissance Royal Banquet
March 15, 2018 Doors open 5pm London Bridge Resort Convention Center, Lake Havasu City $60/person