12th Annual ARIZONA BALLOON CLASSIC - February 3-5, 2023

1933 S Ballpark Way, Goodyear, AZ
Fri, Feb 3, 2023 - Sun, Feb 5, 2023

Event Information

12th Annual ARIZONA BALLOON CLASSIC - February 3-5, 2023 –KICK OFF TO SUPER BOWL LVII WEEK!!!

  • $25 - DISCOUNT General Admission (online only - $30 gate)
  • $95 - CLASSIC PASS ticket package is BACK! 
  •  All weekend pass 
  •  (1) hot air balloon tethered ride 
  • $30 food/beverage credit
  • $20 merchandise credit 
  • $60 - AFTER GLOW PARTY Feb 3rd only
  • Admission into Classic - Gates open at 4pm - Hot Air Balloon Glow starts at 7pm
  • Admission to the AFTER GLOW - Starts at 9pm
  • Hot air balloon tethered rides during the AFTER GLOW - Valid 9pm-11pm
  • 2 Beer tickets : Additional beer tickets - $5 each

Admission: For any one day -

  • $30 at the gate   LIMITED DISCOUNT tickets on sale now! 
  • $15 SENIOR (65+)
  • $10 per person -  Group ticket packages available (10+) 
  • Active-Duty Military (service member only) FREE 
  • Children 12 & under are always FREE
  •  General parking $10

Gates Open & Close: 

  • Friday       4PM – 9PM  > AFTER GLOW PARTY  9PM TO 11PM     
  • Saturday 7AM – 9PM         
  • Sunday    7AM – 1PM (subject to change)

Balloon Event Times:

Morning Ascensions (Saturday and Sunday): 7:30AM – 8:30AM

Evening Glows (Friday & Saturday): 7:30PM – 9:00PM

Balloon activity times are subject to change * NOTE

  • Morning Ascensions (Saturday and Sunday): 7:30AM – 8:30AM
  • Evening Glows (Friday & Saturday): 7:30PM – 9:00PM
  • Balloon activity times are subject to change


* NOTE:   Balloon Liftoffs & Glows times are always dependent upon weather conditions

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

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

Events: On Saturday and Sunday mornings, February 4th & 5th, the sky will be filled with colorful hot-air balloons participate in thrilling Morning Ascensions 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 GLOW SHOWS: on Friday and Saturday evenings, February 3rd & 4th 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
  • FREE Family Fun Zone
  • BMX Stunt shows
  • Desert Winds Kite Festival
  • Hot Air Balloon Tethered rides
  • Live Entertainment at THE ARIZONA LOTTERY STAGE 
  • Retail shopping and commercial exhibits for purchases or browsing.

Street FoodFest: Our “Street Foodfest” is set with a culinary experience including festival food favorites, “Beer Stations”, Live music on the “Classic” stage and more. Come hungry and stay for a while…

  • NO REFUNDS
  • NO PETS ALLOWED (Certified assistance dogs only)
  • RAIN CHECKS OFFERED TO OTHER BALLOON EVENTS DUE TO CANCELLATION
  • ALL BALLOONING EVENTS ARE DEPENDENT UPON WEATHER CONDITIONS
  • ALL EVENT INFORMATION SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Website: www.abcfest.com




12th Annual ARIZONA BALLOON CLASSIC - February 3-5, 2023
1933 S Ballpark Way, Goodyear, AZ