Dateland is located in Yuma County east of Yuma between Yuma and Gila Bend along Interstate 8 near the Gila River.
Dateland is part of the Yuma, Arizona metro area.
Located 50 miles east of Yuma on Interstate 8, Dateland is a perfect place to stop for a refreshing date shake and a little sight-seeing. Established in the early 1900's, Dateland was one of the desert training sites used by General Patton, and nearby is a monument dedicated to the men who died during WWII training exercises.
Dateland has an airport and a community center known as Aldredge Community Center. The city also boasts a grocery store, a hardware store, post office, tavern, tire store, gas station, restaurant, gift shop, two RV parks, and a real estate office.
RV campgrounds and dealers Dateland Palms Village RV Park |
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03/04 Coming to The area
National Festival of the West Scottsdale AZ March21-24 Nation Festival of the West is the country's largest celebration of the Old West and the American Cowboy.
10th Annual Polish Festival Phoenix AZ April13-14 Authentic Polish food, beef, raffle, live entertainment, fun activities for kids.
St. George Feast of the Middle East Phoenix AZ October4-6 Enjoy Kibbee,(Ground Meat and Burghul Mixture)that is virtually the national dish of any Middle Eastern country, very lean beef or lamb are finely ground and mixed with cracked wheat and spices, then baked in olive oil. Also Shish Kabobs and Chicken Shawarma. Watch the St George Dancers.
Arizona Exposition & State Fair Phoenix AZ October11-November3 The Arizona Expo and State Fair is held every year. Events include the All-Indian Rodeo, motorized events, animal displays and competition, cooking contests, youth activities, and competitive entries. There is also an annual concert schedule that is announced prior to the fair. Exhibition buildings and grounds include the Agriculture Center, Arizona Plaza Building, Avenue of Flags, Cattle Barns, Exhibit Building, Grandstand-Arena, Hacienda Home Arts Center, Wesley Bolin Building, and the Party Gras.