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Join us for this year's fabulous Hot Air Balloon Event!
Gorgeous balloons taking flight
September 19-21,

Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Inside an inflating balloon


Reach for the Peaks
The beautiful San Juan mountains serve as a spectacular backdrop for this annual event, so get ready for an incredible weekend complete with color, excitement and high flying fun!

We're working on this year's list of colorful, eyecatching hot air balloons and there's sure to be many to delight!

This year marks our 28th year, with the first Colorfest Hot Air Balloon Rally in 1986!

Friday, September 19
6:00 pm Pilot Welcome Reception & Passport to Pagosa Festival

Saturday, September 20
8:00 am- Balloons launch in the downtown area.

Saturday, September 20
7:30 pm - Balloon Glow - Athletic Field in Town Park.

Sunday, September 21
8:00 am - Balloons launch on the west side of town, which is uptown in the Pagosa Lakes area.

Balloon glow
Sheer fun
Floating over the San Juan River

Photos by Terri House

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