11th Annual Arizona Balloon Classic

11th Annual Arizona Balloon Classic in Goodyear on Friday, January 28, 2022
11th Annual Arizona Balloon Classic in Goodyear on Friday, January 28, 2022
Friday, January 28, 2022 -- Sunday, January 30, 2022, 1600 - 1400

Dates: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, January 28th, 29th and 30th, 2022

Gates Open and Close: Friday 4:00PM - 9PM; Saturday 7:00AM - 9PM; Sunday 7:00AM - 2PM (subject to change)

Balloon Event Times: Morning "Hare and Hound" competition (Saturday and Sunday): 7:35AM - 8:35AM; Evening Glows (Friday and Saturday): 6:30PM - 7:30PM (times subject to change)

*PLEASE NOTE: Balloon Liftoffs and Glows times are always dependent upon weather conditions.

Location: Goodyear Ballpark - 1933 S. Ballpark Way, Goodyear, Arizona 85338

Beneficiary: Valley of the Sun United Way - Valley of the Sun United Way's mission is to break the cycle of poverty for Valley families. "We fight to end hunger in the classroom, to end homelessness, and to put a stop to financial instability." A portion of ticket sales will go directly back to Valley of the Sun United Way programs. Join the fight, visit vsuw.org.

Attendance: Up to 20,000 spectators are expected to enjoy this community and destination event.

Balloons: Up to 25 hot-air balloons, including special shapes, will participate

Events: The Arizona Balloon Classic" - On Saturday and Sunday mornings, January 29th and 30th, the sky will be filled with colorful hot-air balloons participate in thrilling "Hare and 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 28th and 29th 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, the QT Family Fun Zone, BMX Stunt shows, Desert Winds Kite Festival, Hot Air Balloon Tether rides, Fireworks (Saturday ONLY), Live Entertainment, sampling, and many other exciting events. Retail shopping and commercial exhibits for purchases or browsing.

Taste of the Classic: Our "Taste of the Classic" is set with a culinary experience including festival food favorites, "Beer Tents", Live music stage and more. Come hungry and stay for a while...

Admission: For any one day - USD 30 at the gate. DISCOUNT tickets on sale NOW. Active Military and Children 12 and under are always FREE. Group ticket packages available. General parking USD 5. PLEASE NOTE, NO PETS ALLOWED. ALL BALLOONING EVENTS ARE DEPENDENT UPON WEATHER CONDITIONS. NO REFUNDS. RAIN CHECKS OFFERED TO OTHER BALLOON EVENTS DUE TO CANCELLATION.
NOTE: schedule, events and attractions are subject to change without notice.

Website: www.abcfest.com

Website: https://go.evvnt.com/973925-0?pid=2874
Starting Price Per Person
$ 21.00 USD
Other Information
Goodyear Ballpark
1933 South Ballpark Way
Goodyear Arizona 85338
United States
( Park - Garden - Outdoor Space )

Event Organizer Contact
Tim Matykiewicz
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Event ID: 190347

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