NOVEMBER 21-22, 2020



Presented by the Caballeros de Yuma - Sponsored by Chretin's Restaurant

All launches and glow will be drive-thru events at Yuma West wetlands Park

The 2020 CRC Balloon festival benefits The Yuma Community Food Bank

Due to Covid 19 restrictions all events (launches and Glow) will be drive-thru events at Yuma West Wetlands Park (See Map). The public will not be permitted on the field/launch area. There will be limited parking available for the launches (we recommend the public view the launches from their vehicle). The glow is exclusively a drive-thru event. Drive-thru admission to the morning launches on Saturday and Sunday is a canned food donation for the Yuma Community Food Bank. The public entrance to West Wetland Park is from 22nd Avenue. The can good collection will take place at that entrance. The highlight of the festival is the Balloon Glow on Saturday evening. The admission to the glow is also a canned food donation for the Yuma Community Food Bank.

We Thank Our Sponsors

The Caballeros de Yuma thank all of the 2020 ballon sponsors (listed below) for making the Colorado River Crossing Balloon Festival possible.



Hot Air Balloons Return To Yuma Nov. 21-22, 2020

 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 two days in November, with mass ascensions on 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 where tethered balloons with their burners firing at full blast, will glow brightly in the dark desert sky, The entire pageant is set to music. 


All 2020 Events will take place at Yuma West Wetlands Park




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