About This Festival
From the Organizer
Arizona's Premier Hot Air Balloon Race & Festival. The Arizona Balloon Classic” – On Saturday and Sunday mornings, January 27th & 28th, 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 26th & 27th are our most popular attended events. A field full of illuminated, tethered, hot air balloons will glow in time to music. Hot Air Balloon rides, Family Fun Zone, Hot Air Balloon Tether rides, Kids FREE Breakfast (Saturday ONLY), Fireworks, Live Entertainment, sampling, and many other exciting events. Retail shopping, as well as a variety of “Marketplace” vendors and commercial exhibits for purchases or browsing. Bring your appetite, as there will be a HUGE variety of festival foods favorites available to purchase at the inaugural Street Foodfest.