Arizona Balloon Classic

The 9th Annual
Arizona Balloon Classic

Goodyear, AZ

January 24th - 26th 2020

January 24-26, 2020

Goodyear Ballpark

1933 S Ballpark Way, Goodyear, AZ 85338

The “Classic” is one of Arizona’s most spectacular outdoor events. The 2020 Arizona Balloon Classic will host up to 20,000 guests who come from across the Country, the Southwest, Arizona and the Phoenix metropolitan area to see this most spectacular event!

Classic Schedule

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24

*Gates Open – 4:00PM

  • StreetFoodFest & Beer Garden 
  • Shop Vendor Village
  • FREE Inflatables in the QT FAMILY FUN ZONE
  • “Jurassic at the Classic” DINO CREW (Family Fun Zone)
  • Tether Balloon rides
  • LIVE Music on the “Fest Stage” 4:30PM-7:30PM
  • DESERT GLOW 7:30PM-8:45PM
  • GATES CLOSE 9:00PM

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 25

*Gates Open – 7:00AM

  • StreetFoodFest & Beer Garden   
  • Shop Vendor Village
  • FREE Inflatables in the QT FAMILY FUN ZONE
  • “Jurassic at the Classic” DINO CREW (Family Fun Zone)
  • Tether Balloon rides
  • “Hare & Hound” race begins with HARE Balloon launch 7:30AM
  • Racer balloons ascend, hot air balloon competition begins 7:40AM
  • “Superhero” BMX Stunt Show (Balloon Field) – 10:30AM & 7:30PM
  • “CLASSIC PASS” Experience at the StreetFoodFest 10:AM-4:00PM
  • HAPPY HOUR ($1 OFF bevs) at the Beer Garden 10:00Am – 4:00PM
  • LIVE Music on the Fest Stage ALL DAY (schedule to be posted)
  • Tether Balloon rides 10:00AM-Noon & 4:00PM-8:30PM
  • Kite Demos by Premier Kites/My Wind Stuff (throughout the day)
  • “Basket Case” Superhero Stunt Show 6:00PM
  • DESERT GLOW & FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR 7:30PM-9:00PM
  • Star Spangled Banner – performed by Milo Matthews 8:45PM
  • GATES CLOSE 9:00PM

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 26

FREE ADMISSION SUNDAY

*Gates Open – 7:00AM

  • KID’S FREE BREAKFAST – first 500 kids (12 & under) receive free cereal & milk presented by Arizona Milk Producers
  • StreetFoodFest & Special “Mimosas & Micheladas” (Beer Garden)
  • LIVE Music on the Fest Stage
  • Shop Vendor Village
  • FREE Inflatables in the QT FAMILY FUN ZONE
  • “Jurassic at the Classic” DINO CREW (Family Fun Zone)
  • Tether Balloon rides
  • “Hare & Hound” race begins with HARE Balloon launch 7:30AM
  • Racer balloons ascend, hot air balloon competition begins 7:40AM
  • BMX Stunt Show 9:00am
  • Kite Demos & “Build your own rocket” by Premier Kites/My Wind Stuff

Coming Attractions

  • 3rd Annual StreetFoodFest – Some of the region’s TOP food trucks and street food vendors provide a culinary experience featuring a variety of festival food favorites available to purchase all weekend. 
  • Enjoy the FREE inflatables at the Quik Trip Family Fun Zone 
  • TRACKLESS TRAIN RIDE & DEPOT to be place in or near the QT Family Fun Zone.
  • SUPERHERO BMX STUNT SHOW – (2) shows Saturday and (1) show Sunday morning.
  • “Kids FREE” Breakfast on Sunday, January 26th, 2020. The first 500 kids receive a bowl of cereal & milk.
  • PREMIER KITE DEMOS & KIDS ACTIVITIES provided by My Wind Stuff
  • DINO CREW ENTERTAINMENT “Jurassic at the Classic!” – realistic dinosaur experience. Bringing the past to the present! Taking place within the QT Family Fun Zone.
  • TETHERED HOT AIR BALLOON RIDES provided by Aerogelic Ballooning (tickets available at the event). Tether prices are $30 adult & $20 kids.
  • FESTIVAL HOT AIR BALLOON FLIGHTS – schedule a reserved balloon ride at https://www.aerogelicballooning.com/reservations/

Classic Stage Lineup

Friday 1/24/20 Live Music on the “Fest” Stage

4:30 PM – 3 Hole Salt

6:00 PM – 3 Hole Salt

7:30 PM – Milo Matthews

Saturday 1/25/20 Live Music on the “Fest” Stage  

10:00 AM – Josh West (from “The Voice”)

11:00 AM – Josh West (from “The Voice”)

Noon – Milo Matthews

1:30 PM – Shinin’ the Law

3:00 PM – Milo Matthews

4:30 PM – Lizzie Moon Band

6:00 PM – Lizzie Moon Band

7:30 PM – Milo Matthews

 

Sunday 1/26/20 Live Music on the “Fest” Stage

8:30 AM – Dave and the Soundwave

10:00 AM – Dave and the Soundwave

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*FREE Admission on Sunday

       

•  $20 General Admission 
•  $35 1-Pair (2) General Admission
•  $10 Seniors (60+) & Group Tickets (10 or more)

 

FREE ADMISSION:
• Children 12 and under
• Active duty military & spouse
• Veterans

HOT AIR BALLOON RIDES!!!

Please contact Aerogelic Ballooning for festival ride details and information. Ask for the Arizona Balloon Classic rate

http://www.aerogelicballooning.com/ ‎(866) 359-8329

Click Below to Book Your Ride

A weekend of
fun & Entertainment

On Saturday and Sunday mornings, Jan 25th & 26th, the sky will be filled with colorful 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 and experience the balloons inflation and lift off. Photo taking is invited. DESERT GLOWS on Friday and Saturday evenings, January 24th & 25th are our most popular attended events. A field full of illuminated, tethered, hot air balloons will glow in time to music. Other Events: Hot Air Balloon rides, Family Fun Zone, Hot Air Balloon Tether rides, Kids FREE Breakfast (Sunday ONLY), Fireworks, Live Entertainment, sampling, and many other exciting events. Retail shopping and commercial exhibits for purchases or browsing. Bring your appetite, as the 3rd Annual Street Foodfest returns with a variety of festival food favorites available to purchase.

Street Food Fest

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