Presented by the Caballeros de Yuma - Sponsored by Chretin's Restaurant
the caballeros de yuma thank all of its sponsors for a successful 2016
launches and glow benefit The Crossroads Mission
Admission to the morning launch is a canned food donation for the Crossroads Mission. The highlight of the festival is the Balloon Glow at Desert Sun Stadium on Saturday evening. The admission to the glow is $2.00 per person plus a canned food donation for Crossroads Mission. Tethered rides are available after the launch for $15 per person
We Thank Our Sponsors
In addition to the individual balloon sponsors listed at the bottom of the page, the Caballeros de Yuma wish to thank the major festival sponsors: Chretin's Restaurant (name sponsor) the Historic Coronado Motor Hotel (host hotel), Hansberger Refrigeration and Electrical Co. (Glow fireworks) andFerrellgas (propane donor) the for making the 2016 Colorado River Crossing Balloon Festival possible.
Hot Air Balloons Return To Yuma November 2017
The Colorado River Crossing Hot Air Balloon Festival - presented by the Caballeros de Yuma - is one of Yuma, Arizona's premier fall events. The festival attracts some of the most colorful and unique balloons from the West and Southwest. Staged over three days in November, with mass ascensions on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings, the festival uses the Colorado River and the Sonoran Desert as its backdrop. The highlight is the Desert Balloon Glow that takes place on Saturday night at Yuma's Desert Sun Baseball Stadium where tethered balloons fill the baseball field and with their burners firing at full blast, the balloons to glow brightly in the dark desert sky, The entire pageant is set to music.
West Wetlands Park - Saturday and Sunday Morning
Saturday Evening Glow - Desert Sun Stadium
Friday Morning Media Flights - Gila Vista Junior High School