Tourism is the major contributor to Quartzsite's economy. The retail trade and services sectors benefit from the visitors who reside at the numerous (more than 70) mobile home and trailer parks in the vicinity between October and March. Major gem, mineral and general swapmeet shows are popular tourist attractions. The Bureau of Land Management and law enforcement agencies estimate more than 1.5 million people attend these events.
Ultralight flight over Quartzsite by wmaxj
Tyson Wells - Arizona's Largest Winter Attraction!
Tyson's Well Stage Stop Museum - Quartzsite Historical Society
The Hobby, Craft & Gem Show & the
Rock & Roll Classic Car Show have been cancelled for 2014
It's a crazy time in Quartzsite each winter - especially in January & February - with the 4th week of January being the absolute peak of activity. Big Tent Sports, Vacation & RV shows, QIA Pow Wow, Sellarama, The Main Event, Rice Ranch, Gem & Mineral Shows just to name a few huge events.
Quartzsite Show Schedule
Directory of Arizona RV Parks & Campgrounds
Celia's Rainbow Garden
Quartzsite was established as Tyson Wells Stage Stop on the site of old Fort Tyson in 1866.
Located in La Paz County, 125 miles west of Phoenix at the junction of Interstate 10 and U.S. 95
Only 17 miles east of the Colorado River.
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