NOVEMBER 19-21, 2021

 

YUMA, ARIZONA

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

 

Canned Food Donation Serves as admission to morning Launches

Admission to the morning launches at Yuma Westleands Park (See Map) on Saturday and Sunday morning is a canned food donation. The public entrance to West Wetland Park is from 12th Avenue. The highlight of the festival is the Balloon Glow and this year it will be held at Yuma's Ray Kroc Desert Sun Stadium on Saturday evening. The admission to the glow is also a canned food donation

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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) and Ferrellgas (propane donor) the for making the 2018 Colorado River Crossing Balloon Festival possible.

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Hot Air Balloons Return To Yuma Nov. 19-21, 2021

 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 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. 

Venues

Yuma West Wetlands Park

 

 

 

Saturday Evening Glow - Desert Sun Stadium
 

 

Friday Morning Media Flights - Kiwanis Park

 

     
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