The three-day long event will feature the following daily events: Hare and Hound races will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings, where spectators can watch the balloons inflate and take off.
Hot Air Expeditions will provide “Fun Flights” on Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons, where spectators can watch a mass ascension in the afternoon sun.
Desert Glows will take place on Friday and Saturday evenings where spectators can enjoy a field of illuminated, tethered, hot air balloons glowing with music. Saturday’s show will be followed by a spectacular fireworks show.
Arizona Balloon Classic in Details
WHEN: Friday, January 23, 2015 – Sunday, January 25, 2015
Gates open on Friday and Saturday at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m., and Sunday they open at 7 a.m. and close at 12 p.m.
WHERE: West Valley’s Fear Farm Sports Complex, 2209 North 99th Avenue (I-10 West and Loop 101), Phoenix, AZ
COST: Tickets can be purchased in advance for $10 or at the gate for $15. Active military and children 12 and under are FREE. Parking is available on site for $5.
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