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Arizona Balloon Classic
April 30, 2021 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
One event on May 1, 2021 at 6:00 am
One event on May 2, 2021 at 6:00 am
The Arizona Balloon Classic: On Saturday, May 1, 2021 and Sunday May 2, 2021 from 6:35 am – 7:35 am, the Arizona dawn sky with brilliant blues, purples, oranges, and reds as the hot-air balloons participate in thrilling “Hare & Hound” races from the grassy fields of the Goodyear Ballpark for a spectacular sight of mass and color. Spectators can walk on the field right next to the balloons and experience the inflation and lift off. Photo taking is invited.
AlaskaUSA Federal Credit Union Desert Glow: On Friday, April 30, 2021 and Saturday, May 1, 2021 from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm come experience a field full of tethered, illuminated, hot air balloons glowing in time to music. Saturday night will feature a Pilots Parade with a constant burn of purple, green, red and yellow flames from the balloons! A firework show and the AlaskaUSA Federal Credit Union Desert Glow will follow after the parade.
Family Fun Zone: An assortment of activities including hot air balloon rides and tethered rides, inflatable games, stunt bike shows, fireworks (Saturday only), live entertainment, sampling, and more. Retail shopping and commercial exhibits for purchasing or browsing.
Street Foodfest: Our 4th Annual Street Foodfest is truly a culinary experience! Enjoy a variety of beer and wine in our beer gardens, local food truck and festival food favorites, live music stage, and more! The Street Foodfest takes place
“Desert Winds” Kite Festival: A new, daytime exhibit has been added, the Desert Wind Kite Festival by My Wind Stuff! Show kites larger than semi-trucks, windsocks larger than motorhomes, and a 50-foot Mega Fish Kite will be flying high in the sky on both Saturday, May 1 and Sunday May 2. There will also be candy canons, paper rocket making and launching, and parachute racing for all ages. Kites for all ages and abilities will be on hand for sale including single line, dual line sport kites & quad line stunt kites. Kite show times will be based on weather conditions.
Admission: Tickets are now on sale for the Arizona Balloon Classc at www.abcfest.com
- One day general admission tickets purchased online for Friday, April 30, 2021 and Saturday, May 1, 2021 are $20 for adults and $10 for seniors (ages 55+).
- Children 12 & under, active-duty military, and veterans are free. Admission is free for all ages on Sunday, May 2, 2021.
- Tickets purchased at the gate are $25 for adults and $15 for seniors on Friday and Saturday.
- Group ticket packages are available. General parking is $5.