Christmas Family Night

Families with children ages 0-12 are invited to join us for arts & crafts, games, a FREE book, a picture with Santa and lots of fun! Visit our website to register your child.

ACP Enrollment Event

Southern Border Broadband Consortium (SBBC) will host an enrollment event in Imperial County on Friday, November 17th, as part of a statewide initiative to promote the Affordable Connectivity Program’s (ACP) discounted high-speed home internet option.

SBBC, IVBRC and IVEDC will open its doors to the community, offering in-person enrollment assistance to eligible households. The event will be held at the Imperial Valley Business Resource Center from 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM, providing residents with the opportunity to learn more about the program and sign up for discounted high-speed home internet service. The Affordable Connectivity Program is designed to make high-speed internet more accessible for families in need. SBBC is committed to fostering digital inclusion and ensuring that every household can access high-quality affordable internet.

ACP Event Details:
Location: Imperial Valley Business Resource Center
Address: 2415 Imperial Business Park Drive, Suite A Imperial, CA 92253
Hours: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Bilingual Support: Spanish and English

Veteran’s Day Fall Fiesta

Join us in celebrating our local community and brave veterans, who have selflessly served our nation at the “Veterans Day Fall Fiesta” hosted by Yuma Dispensary on November 11, 2023 from 1-5 P.M.

The FREE event will feature:

  • Live Music: The festival offers an amazing lineup of live entertainment, showcasing local talent and adding to the vibrant atmosphere.
  • Exclusive Discounts: Attendees will have access to exclusive discounts from local businesses and artists, making it a fantastic opportunity to support the Yuma community.
  • Culinary Delights: There will be a delectable array of local cuisine highlighting a true celebration of the finest culinary creations Yuma has to offer.
  • Complimentary Surprises: Throughout the day, there will be some delightful surprises in store to make the festival experience even more memorable.
  • Fun Raffles: Our fun raffles will provide attendees with a chance to win exciting prizes, adding an extra layer of excitement to the event.

It’s an unforgettable salute to our heroes in the heart of fall’s enchantment!

Cardio Kickboxing

Try our exciting new class, Cardio Kickboxing, at the Calexico Community Center!

This high-energy, heart-pumping workout is designed for individuals over the age of 13 who are looking to boost their fitness levels and have a great time doing it.


Class Details:

Dates: November 7 – 28 (No class on November 21st)

Time: 7:00 PM – 7:50 PM

Location: Calexico Community Center

Address: 707 Dool Avenue, Calexico

What to Expect: Our Cardio Kickboxing class offers a 50-minute session of intense cardio exercises, focusing on both strength and endurance. The class will conclude with core exercises and stretching, ensuring a well-rounded workout experience. Whether you’re a beginner or a fitness enthusiast, this class is tailored to accommodate all levels.


How to Sign Up:

Spaces are limited, so make sure to secure your spot now!Registration is absolutely free. Visit the Calexico Recreation Department at 707 Dool Avenue, Calexico, or call us at 760-768-2176 to sign up.




A Magical Christmas Parade

We are excited to announce that the City of Calexico is now accepting entry forms for our upcoming event, “A Magical Christmas Parade.” We warmly invite schools, organizations, and community members to participate and submit their entry to make this festive celebration truly magical.

Event Details:

Date: Saturday, December 9, 2023

Time: 10:00 AM

Location: Historic Downtown CalexicoParade Categories: Floats, Bands, Marching Groups, Vehicles, Elected Officials, Equestrian Groups, and Royalty.Parade Formation Time: 7:30 AM

How to Participate:  If you or your organization would like to be part of the City of Calexico’s Magical Christmas Parade, please submit your entry form by the deadline: Monday, November 27, 2023.

Entry Fee: There is no entry fee for participation.

Competition Categories include:


Drum Line: Middle School & High School

Drill Teams: Elementary School, Middle School & High School

Marching Bands: Middle School, High School & Adults

Bandas de Guerra

Attached you will find the entry form or you may CLICK HERE.

For any inquiries, please contact the Calexico Recreation Department at or (760) 768-2176.

2nd Annual Halloween Carnival

Get ready for a spooktacular time at the City of Calexico Recreation Department Halloween Carnival!

Event Details:

Date: Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Venue: Calexico Community Center, 707 Dool Avenue

A fun moment full of games, relays, music, and arts and crafts.

Special Treats:

The first 250 children will receive a free hot dog and a goodie bag!

Admission: Absolutely FREE! This event is open to everyone in the community.

Whether you’re a ghost, a princess, or a superhero, come dressed in your spookiest or silliest costume and join the fun.

For more information, please feel free to call us at (760) 768-2176.

“Land of Milk & Honey” Exhibition

“Land of Milk & Honey” Exhibition to Open at SDSU Imperial Valley’s Steppling Art Gallery
Please note: Interviews with representatives are available upon request. To coordinate, please contact Daniella Rodiles ( 
WHAT: SDSU Imperial Valley will open its newest art exhibition, “Land of Milk & Honey,” on Friday, Oct. 13 with a special opening reception, which is also open to the public. The exhibition, which runs from Oct. 13 through Dec. 12, is brought by Luis Hernandez, co-founder of MexiCali Biennial and director of the university’s Steppling Art Gallery.
MexiCali Biennial is a contemporary visual arts organization that works to provide a platform for local underrepresented and contemporary artists. The exhibition will showcase artwork from local and regional artists inspired by the region’s agriculture and foodways. The participating artists draw inspiration from the Latinx, migrant community. For more information, go to SDSU Imperial Valley’s website.
WHEN: Friday, Oct. 13, from 4 – 6 p.m.
WHERE: SDSU Imperial Valley’s Steppling Art Gallery, 720 Heber Ave. Calexico, Calif. 92231.  
PARKING: Parking is available at the parking lot located off E. Sherman Ave. Additional public parking can be found on surrounding streets.