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Events

Quartzsite and Nearby Events

Here it is! The new schedule is starting to come out for the 2016 – 2017 season in Quartzsite. We’ll update as the new dates come in. Start making your plans. See you there!

2016 – 2017 Schedule

Annual Community Picnic hosted by Quartzsite Churches
Aug TBA, 2016

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

Hi Ali Swapmeet
October 1st, 2016 – March, 2017  120 West Cowell Street

Good Ground Trading Swapmeet
October, 2016 – March, 2017

Liquidator Depot Swapmeet
October, 2016 – March, 2017

Main Street Gem & Mineral Swapmeet
October, 2016 – March, 2017

Fish Fry Friday
October, 2016 – March, 2017 Fridays VFW 120 S. Palo Verde, Quartzsite, AZ

Tyson Wells Market Center Swapmeet
October 01, 2016 – March 31, 2017 121 W. Kuehn St.

Bluewater Desert Challenge
October 6 – October 9, 2016 Bluewater Casino, Parker, AZ

Quartzsite Market Place Street Fair
October 31, 2016 – March 1, 2017 50 E. Kuehn St.

Annual Halloween Party, Haunted House
October 31, 2016 Community Center

Rice Ranch “Yawl Come” Show
November 1, 2016 – April 1, 2017 55 E. Kuehn St.

Greasewood Swap Meet
November 2016 – April 2017

Veteran’s Day Ceremony
November 11th, 2016 VFW 120 S. Palo Verde, Quartzsite, AZ

Gunny’s Annual Veteran’s Day Cookout
November 11th, 2016 Gunny’s RV Park & Military Museum 735 West Ocotillo Ln

Spaghetti Fundraiser for Celia’s Rainbow Gardens
November 15, 2016 QIA 5:00 pm

Annual Sand, Water & RV Expo
November 19 – November 20, 2016 Lake Havasu State Park, Lot 4 (Windsor Beach) 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Friends of the Quartzsite Food Bank Chili & Cornbread Fundraiser
November 20, 2016 Tyson Wells Building 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Santa’s Workshop Arts & Crafts Show
November 26 – November 27, 2016 Tyson Wells Showground 9 am – 5 pm

Shop Small Saturday
November 26, 2016 Quartzsite Chamber & Tourism 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Annual Boat Parade of Lights
December 2 – December 3, 2016 @ 6:30pm Lake Havasu-London Bridge

Fraser Memorial Chik-Nik and ATV Rally
December 3, 2016 VFW Post 769 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Blythe Christmas Parade
December TBA, 2016 Blythe CA – Hobsonway 5 p.m

Soup and Chowder Festival
December 10, 2016 Quartzsite Improvement Association (QIA) 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Operation Hero Comfort Silent Auction
December 10, 2016 Quartzsite Improvement Association (QIA)

Quartzsite Christmas Light Parade
December 10, 2016 Quartzsite Main 7:00 pm

Author’s Fair Readers Oasis
January – February, 2017

Traders Market
January – February, 2017 Friday – Sunday Desert Gardens Show Grounds 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Annual International Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show
January 01 – February 28, 2017 DESERT GARDENS  I-10 (Exit 17), then east on Frontage Road

Annual New Years Q Mtn Climb
January 1, 2017 Q Mountain 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Prospectors Panorama
January 02 – January 15, 2017 35 W. Kuehn St.

London Bridge Renaissance Faire
January 6 – January 8, 2017 Lake Havasu State Park, Lot 4 (Windsor Beach)

Tyson Wells Rock & Gem Show
January 06 – January 15, 2017 Tyson Wells

Food Truck Music Festival
TBA 2017  The Main Event Showplace 12:00pm – 8:00pm

RC Planes Show
TBA 2017 The Main Event Showplace

Quartzsite Art Guild Art Show
January 13 – 14, 2017 Senior Center 9 am – 5 pm

Havasu Balloon Festival and Fair
January 13 – January 15, 2017 1040 McCulloch Blvd. North Lake Havasu City, AZ

Hi Jolly Daze Parade
January 14, 2017 Town Park

New Christie Minstrels
January 14, 2017 (two shows 2pm & 7pm) QIA Building

Buses by the Bridge XX
January 14 – January 16, 2017 Lake Havasu State Park, Lot 4 (Windsor 4)

Paul Winer Show
January 15, 2017 Senior Center 2 pm & 7pm

Annual QIA Pow Wow
January 18 – January 22, 2017 QIA

Tyson Wells Sell-A-Rama
January 20 – January 29, 2017 Tyson Wells

MAIN EVENT Showplace Hot Air Balloon Festival
TBA 2017 The Main Event Showplace

Blythe Annual Bluegrass Music Festival
January 20 – January 22, 2017 Colorado River Fairgrounds, Blythe, CA

BIG TENT….SPORTS, VACATION & R.V. SHOW
January 21 – January 29, 2017 1/2 mile south of I-10 on Hwy. 95 from 9 am to 5 pm

Quartzfest Amateur Radio Operators Gathering
January 22 – January 28, 2017 Road Runner BLM near mile marker 99

Classic Car Show
TBA, 2017 The Main Event Showplace

Hit & Miss Engines
TBA 2017 The Main Event Showplace

Out West Art & Gem Show
TBA 2017 The Main Event Showplace

VFW Auxiliary Garden Party
January 28, 2017 VFW Post 769 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hawaiian theme, tickets $10.

Grand Canyon Pro Rodeo Assn. & Little Delbert Days
January 28 – January 29, 2017 Lake Havasu City Rodeo Grounds, AZ

Paul Winer Show
February 2, 2017 QIA- 2 pm & 7pm

Tyson Wells Arts & Crafts Fair
February 3 – February 12, 2017 Tyson Wells

Quartzsite Quilt Show
February 3 – February 4, 2017 9 am – 4 pm

VFW Ground Hog Rally
February 4, 2017 VFW Post 769 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Desert Flyers RC Fun Fly
February 10, 2017 Town Park 9:00 am

Quartzsite Gold Show
February 10 – February 12, 2017 QIA building. Friday – Saturday 9-4 Sunday

Annual Havasu Winterfest
February 11 – 12, 2017 McCulloch Blvd, Lake Havasu City, AZ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Annual Western Winter Blast Pyrotechnic Show
February 13 – 20, 2017 @ dusk Lake Havasu City Rodeo Grounds, AZ

Desert Bloom ATV Rally
February TBA 2017 Desert Gardens RV Park

Out West Gun & Knife Show
TBA 2017 The Main Event Showplace

Annual Lake Havasu City Rockabilly Reunion
February 17 – 19, 2017 Lake Havasu State Park, Lot 4

Quartzsite Masters Golf Tournament
February 18, 2017 Quartzsite Golf Course 8:00 am

Lake Havasu Music Brews & BBQ State Championship 2016
February TBA 2017 Lake Havasu State Park, Windsor #4

Southwestern Roundup Invitational Art Show and Author Signing
February 24 – February 25, 2017 Mountain Quail RV Park Rec. Hall 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

La Paz Valley Off Road Show – UTV Show and Desert Runs
March TBA, 2017 The Main Event Showplace

“Bluegrass On The Beach” Festival
March 3 – March 5, 2017 Lake Havasu State Park,Lake Havasu City, AZ

The Grand Gathering
March 3 – March 4, 2017 QIA and Town-wide Events

Friends of the Quartzsite Food Bank BEEF Benefit
March 16, 2017 Tyson Wells Building  3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Rock Fiesta
March TBA 2017 Desert Gardens Show Grounds 12:00 pm

Desert Thunder Bike Rally and Tours
March TBA, 2017 The Main Event Showplace

VFW All Fool’s Poker Run Rally
April 1, 2017 VFW Post 769

AZOP “Q” Town 150 Off Road Race
April TBA 2017 The Main Event Showplace