Arizona’s Premiere Hot Air Balloon Race And Festival

February 3 - 5, 2023

Friday: 4:00PM – 9:00PM
Saturday: 7:00AM – 9:00PM
Sunday: 7:00AM – 12:00PM

Goodyear Ballpark

1933 S Ballpark Way, Goodyear, AZ 85338

AZ Balloon Fest logo
AZ Balloon Fest logo

Arizona’s Premier Hot Air Balloon Race And Festival

February 3 - 5, 2023

Friday: 4:00PM – 9:00PM
Saturday: 7:00AM – 9:00PM
Sunday: 7:00AM – 12:00PM

Goodyear Ballpark

1933 S Ballpark Way, Goodyear, AZ 85338

As seen on ABC’s Good Morning America

Activities

Hot Air Balloon Races

Saturday & Sunday morning
7:35AM – 8:35AM

Hare & Hound Race – The skies will be filled with hot-air balloons participating in a thrilling competition from the grassy fields of the Goodyear Ballpark for a spectacular sight of mass and color. Walk on the field and experience the balloons inflation and lift off.

Desert Glows

Friday & Saturday evening
7:30PM – 9:00PM

Our most popular event. A field full of illuminated, tethered, hot air balloons will glow in time to music. The Pilot parades will lead off the evenings’ festivities. Don’t miss the Fireworks Show on Saturday night!

Street Food Fest

Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Open during festival hours

A culinary experience of festival food favorites, “Beer & Beverage Stations”, Live music stage and more. Come hungry and stay for a while! 

Desert Winds Kite Festival

Saturday 10AM – 4PM
Sunday 9AM – 12Noon

Our 3nd Annual Desert Wind Kite Festival! My Wind Stuff and Premier Kites & Designs will be featuring huge show kites, candy cannons, paper rocket making and launching, and parachute ground racing. Kites for all ages and abilities will be on hand for sale including single line, dual-line sport kites & quad line stunt kites.

Hot Air Balloon Rides

Festival Flights &
Tether Rides

Aerogelic Ballooning will be providing Festival Flights & Tether Rides.

Balloon flights must be reserved online directly with Aerogelic Ballooning.

Tether Rides are purchased onsite during the festival, the cost is $25 per person.

City of Goodyear

Welcome to Goodyear
live, work & play

New restaurants and retail amenities, fun events, beautiful parks, majestic mountain landscape, and miles of bicycle and hiking trails make Goodyear an ideal destination for anyone visiting the region!

12th Annual Arizona Balloon Classic

Sponsors

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