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 event.
Balloons: Up to 30 hot-air balloons, including special shapes, will participate
Events: The Arizona Balloon Classic” – On Saturday and Sunday mornings, January 26th & 27th, 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 25th & 26th 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, Hot Air Balloon Tether rides, Laser Light Show (Friday ONLY), Fireworks (Saturday ONLY), Live Entertainment, sampling, and many other exciting events. Retail shopping and commercial exhibits for purchases or browsing.
Street Foodfest: Our 2nd Annual Street Foodfest is set to expend with a culinary experience including; the Saddle Mountain Brewery “Beer Garden”, Food tasting, Cooking demonstrations & Cooking School, Food eating contests, Live music stage and more. Come hungry and stay for a while…
Admission: For any one day - $15 at the gate. DISCOUNT ticket promotion starts Friday, November 23rd, 2018 (Black Friday). Active Military and Children 12 & under are always FREE. Group ticket packages available. General parking $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.
1/25/2019 - 1/27/2019
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM MST
Goodyear Ballpark 1933 S. Ballpark Way Goodyear, AZ 85338