Arizona’s Premier Hot Air Balloon Race & Festival

“SPRING IS IN THE AIR”

Schedule of Events

FRIDAY

APRIL 30TH, 2021

All events subject to change without notice. All hot air balloon events are determined by weather.

6:00 a.m.

Gates Open for the 10th Anniversary of the Arizona Balloon Classic!!!

6:00 a.m. -
9:00 am

Vendor Villages Open – Family Fun Zone, Retail Vendors & Street FoodFest opens

6:15 a.m.

Hot Air Balloon Festival rides provided by Aerogelic Ballooning

6:15 a.m. -
9:00 am

Hot Air Balloon Tethered rides provided by Aerogelic Ballooning

6:00 a.m.

Arizona Balloon Classic “Hare & Hound” MEDIA race launch hot air balloon competition.

CANCELED DUE TO WINDS

10:00 a.m. -
4:00 p.m.

“Desert Winds” Kite Festival and Demonstration by My Wind Stuff presented by Premiere Kites

6:00 p.m. –
8:30 p.m.

Hot Air Balloon Tethered rides provided by Aerogelic Ballooning

6:00 a.m. -
9:00 p.m.

Street FoodFest opens – Experience culinary diversity by sampling the offerings of the street food chefs, beverages in the “Beer Tent” and enjoy the Fest’s Live music stage withMilo Mathews and local musical guests.

Live Music on the “Fest” Stage:
12PM – Music with Milo Mathews
3PM – Music with Milo Mathews
6:30PM – Music with Milo Mathews

7:30 p.m. -
8:45 p.m.

“Desert Glow” presented by AlaskaUSA Federal Credit Union – Hot Air balloons illuminate the skies on the field of Goodyear Ballpark

GATES CLOSE AT 9:00 PM

SATURDAY

MAY 1ST, 2021

6:00 a.m.

Gates Open for the 10th Anniversary of the Arizona Balloon Classic!!!

6:00 a.m. –
9:00 p.m.

Vendor Villages Open – Family Fun Zone, Retail Vendors & Street FoodFest opens

6:15 a.m.

Hot Air Balloon Festival rides provided by Aerogelic Ballooning

6:15 a.m.

Arizona Balloon Classic “Hare & Hound” race launch hot air balloon competition

CANCELED DUE TO WINDS

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

“Happy Hour” at the “Beer Tents” in the Street FoodFest – ALL Beverages $1 OFF

10:30 a.m. –
11:00 a.m.

1st Show – BMX Stunt Show performed by Superhero Stunt Team

10:00 a.m. –
4:00 p.m.

Kite Show and Demonstration by My Wind Stuff presented by Premiere Kites

1:00 p.m. –
1:30 p.m.

2nd Show – BMX Stunt Show performed by Superhero Stunt Team

12:00 p.m. –
9:00 p.m.

Street FoodFest “Classic Pass” opens – Experience culinary diversity by sampling the
offerings of the street food chefs, beverages in the “Beer Tent” and enjoy the Fest’s Live
music stage with Milo Mathews and local musical guests.

Live Music on the “Fest” Stage:
12PM – Music with Milo Mathews
3PM – Music with Milo Mathews
5:30PM – Music by Michael Reeves Band

6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

3rd Show – BMX Stunt Show performed by Superhero Stunt Team

6:30 p.m. –
7:30 p.m.

Pilot Parade – on the balloon field just before the Desert Glow presented by AlaskaUSA Federal Credit Union

7:00 p.m. –
8:30 p.m.

Hot Air Balloon Tethered rides provided by Aerogelic Ballooning

7:30 p.m.

“Fireworks Spectacular” with Milo Mathews – National Anthem

7:30 p.m. -
8:45 p.m.

“Desert Glow” presented by AlaskaUSA Federal Credit Union – Hot Air balloons illuminate the skies on the field of Goodyear Ballpark

GATES CLOSE AT 9:00 PM

SUNDAY

MAY 2ND, 2021

6:00 a.m.

Gates Open for the 10th Anniversary of the Arizona Balloon Classic!!! FREE Entrance

6:00 a.m. –
12:00 p.m.

Vendor Villages Open – Family Fun Zone, Retail Vendors & Street FoodFest opens

6:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Street FoodFest opens – Experience culinary diversity by sampling the offerings of the street food chefs and beverages in the “Beer Tent”.

6:00 a.m.

Arizona Balloon Classic “Hare & Hound” race launch hot air balloon competition.

Hot air balloon competition determined by weather

6:15 a.m.

Hot Air Balloon Festival rides provided by Aerogelic Ballooning

6:15 a.m. –
9:00 a.m.

Hot Air Balloon Tethered rides provided by Aerogelic Ballooning

9:00 a.m. –
12:00 p.m.

Kite Show and Rocket Demonstration by My Wind Stuff presented by Premiere Kites

GATES CLOSE AT 12:00 PM


SEE YOU NEXT YEAR IN 2022 AT THE 11TH ANNUAL OF THE ARIZONA BALLOON CLASSIC

*SCHEDULE OF EVENTS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
*ALL FLYING EVENTS ARE DETERMINED BY THE WEATHER.

 
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