March 2-5, 2017

Welcome to the home page of the 2017 Midnight at the Oasis festival brought to you by the Caballeros de Yuma. This year's festival begins with a free preview on Thursday, March 2 - the Rally on Main Street in downtown Yuma. The preview includes a Fun Run through Yuma culminating with a Cruise-In on Yuma's Main Street. The Fun Run and the Cruise-In are open to anyone with a classic car (1972 and older). You need not be registered in the festival to participate.


Win This Car at the 2017

Midnight at the Oasis Festival

Raffle Car

Win this 1963 Chevrolet SS Impala with a 454 engine at the next Midnight at the Oasis Festival. Raffle tickets are $20 each and can be purchased from any member of the Caballeros de Yuma. Or, by calling 928-343-1715. Visit our Raffle Car Facebook Page


Rally on Main Street and Fun Run

Thursday, March 2
As a preview to Midnight at the Oasis, the Caballeros de Yuma have added the Rally on Main Street and a Fun Run to it's weekend activities. Both are open to anyone with a classic car, 1972 or older, you need not be registered for the 2017 MATO Festival. Thursday begins with the Fun Run at 4 PM, a tour through Yuma where the driver collects playing cars and the drivers with the best poker hands at the end win prizes. The Rally begins at 6 PM, where classic cars are invited to cruise in and park on Main Street in historic Downtown Yuma.
Fun Run Details and Route

New in 2017 - Live Music at the Cantina

The Caballeros have added a Cantina, serving beer, soda and water, to this year's show. It is located directly behind the old baseball clubhouse. The new area will feature live music on Saturday from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, by Fortunate Son, A Creedence Clearwater Revival tribute band. Cantina
Fortunate Son

Photo Galleries From 2016 Festival

MATO Car 2

For galleries of photos from this year's event click on the links below. Photos may be downloaded for free. To download hi-rez digital photos, select the photo(s) and place them in your cart and follow directions to check out. All photos are prices at $0

Classic Cars
Award Winners
Aerial Photos
Car 1

Rod Authority

Read Rod Authority Editor Bobby Kimbrough's coverage of the 2016 Midnight at the Oasis Festival.
Rod Authority Article
MATO Aerial
Car Award   Aerial


2017 Entertainment

Friday Night
McCoy Brothers
McCoy Brothers
5:00 pm
Facebook Page
Dog Butterfly
Dog and Butterfly
Heart Tribute Band
7:00 PM
Eagles Tribute Band
9:00 PM
YouTube Video
Saturday Night
Mother Mercy
Mother Mercy
5:00 -6:30 pm
Facebook Page
Crimes of Passion
Crimes of Passion
Pat Benatar Tribute
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Queen Nation
Queen Nation
Queen Tribute Band
9:00 - 10:30 PM
Ticket Information


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