Absolutely No pets are allowed at this event. 
Check back often as event times are subject to change for the 2019 Balloonfest.

* = Weather Permitting

Thursday – January 10

Noon Public gates open (All entrances)
Food vendors open (Vendor row)
Gondola Club/Pilot tent opens
Noon – 10:30PM Fun Zone
Noon – 6PM ALL Vendors & Art Village Open (Vendor Row)
Noon – 6PM Various activities on the balloon field (Balloon Field)
12PM – 3PM Live entertainment “TBA” (Main Stage – Food Court)
1PM Local Group “TBA” (Main Stage – Food Court)
2PM Local Group “TBA” (Main Stage – Food Court)
3PM Local Group (Main Stage – Food Court)
3PM-5PM Tethered balloon rides (Adult – $20 pp, Kids 5 y/o – $5, 6-11 y/o – $10) (Tethered ride sale tent)
3:30PM-4:15PM Un-tethered balloon rides ticket sales for Friday afternoon ($200 pp) (Ride sale tent)
3:30 – 6:30PM Live entertainment “TBA” (Main Stage – Food Court)
4:30PM-5:30PM Afternoon Mass ascension (Balloon field) (Weather permitting)
5PM-9PM Gondola Club / VIP Dinner (Gondola Club/VIP/Pilot Tent)
6:30PM Night Glow or Field of Fire (Balloon Field)
7:30PM-10PM Live entertainment “Kevin Jaxon & Midnight Sun” (Main Stage – Food Court)
9PM End of scheduled festival events.
Fun Zone & some vendors will remain open after 9pm
10:30PM Fun Zone & VENDORS CLOSE
* = Weather Permitting

Friday – January 11

6AM Public gates open (All entrances) (Special Needs Group 9 – Noon)
Food vendors open (Vendor row)
Gondola Club breakfast (Gondola Club/Pilot tent)
Gondola Club/Pilot tent opens
6AM – 9PM Untethered Balloon Rides Ticket Sales for Friday Morning ($200 pp – Ride Sale Tent)
7:20AM Sunrise Flag Ceremony (Balloon Field)
7:45AM Mass Ascension (Balloon Field)
8AM Shaped Balloons on Display for Photographic Opportunities (Balloon Field)
8AM-6PM ALL Vendors & Art Village Open  (Vendor Row)
8AM-3PM Tethered balloon rides (Adult – $20 pp, Kids 5 y/o – $5, 6-11 y/o – $10) (Tethered ride sale tent)
9AM Live art demonstrations (Art Village)
10AM – 2PM Various local group activities (Bleachers))
10:30AM Paper Balloon Launch (Bleachers)
11AM Mohave County Sheriff K-9 Demo (Bleachers)
12:30PM – 3PM Live entertainment “The Borrowers” (Main Stage – Food Court)
1PM Local Group “TBA” (Main Stage – Food Court)
2PM Local Group “TBA” (Main Stage – Food Court)
3PM Local Group “TBA” (Main Stage – Food Court)
3PM-5PM Tethered balloon rides (Adult – $20 pp, Kids 5 y/o – $5, 6-11 y/o – $10) (Tethered ride sale tent)
3:30PM-4:15PM Un-tethered balloon rides ticket sales for Friday afternoon ($200 pp) (Ride sale tent)
3:30PM – 6:30PM Live entertainment “Chuck E Bumps” (Main Stage – Food Court)
3:30PM Kite Show (Balloon Field)*
4:15PM Bubble Girl (Main Stage)
4:30PM-5:30PM Afternoon Mass ascension (Balloon field) (Weather permitting)
5PM-9PM Gondola Club / VIP Dinner (Gondola Club/VIP/Pilot Tent)
6:30PM Night Glow or Field of Fire (Balloon Field)
7:30PM-10PM Live entertainment “ABBAFab – The #1 Abba (Tribute Band)” (Main Stage – Food Court)
9PM End of scheduled festival events.
Fun Zone & some vendors will remain open after 9pm
10:30PM FUN ZONE & VENDORS CLOSE
* = Weather Permitting

Saturday – January 12

Check back often as event times are subject to change
6 AM Public gates open (All entrances)
Food vendors open (Vendor Row)
6AM – 9PM Gondola Club breakfast (Gondola Club/Pilot tent)
Gondola Club/Pilot tent opens
6AM Un-tethered balloon rides ticket sales for Saturday morning ($200 pp) (Ride sale tent)
7:20AM Sunrise Flag Ceremony (Balloon Field)
7:45AM Mass ascension (Balloon field)

Shaped Balloons on Display for Photographic Opportunities (Balloon Field)

8AM-6PM Fun Zone open
8AM-3PM ALL Vendors & Art Village Open (Vendor Row)
8AM Balloonfest 5K starts (Main Stage – Food Court)
10AM Tethered balloon rides (Adult – $20 pp, Kids 5 y/o – $5, 6-11 y/o – $10) (Tethered ride sale tent)
9AM Live art demonstrations (Art Village)
Kidz Zone activities: Face painting, Craft Tent, Braids & Beads, Parachute Races & Games
9:30AM Local Group “TBA” (Bleachers)
10AM Live art demonstrations (Art Village)
Paper Balloon Launch (Bleachers)
10AM-12:30PM Live Entertainment – “TBA” (Main Stage – Food Court)
0AM-2PM Various local group activities (Bleachers)
10:45AM Balloonfest 5K DJ-Dance Party (Main Stage – Food Court)
11AM Local Group (Bleachers)
11:30AM Local Group (Bleachers)
12:30PM Local Group (Bleachers)
12:30PM Mohave County Sheriff K-9 Demo (Main Stage)
1PM-3:30PM Live entertainment – “TBA” (Main Stage – Food Court)
1:30PM Local Group (Bleachers)
1:45PM Local Group (Main Stage – Food Court)
2PM Local Group (Bleachers)
2:45PM Local Group (Main Stage – Food Court)
3PM Mohave County Sheriff K-9 Demo (Bleachers)
3:30PM Kite Show, Parachute Races (Balloon Field)
3PM -5PM Tethered balloon rides (Adult – $20 pp, Kids 5 y/o – $5, 6-11 y/o – $10) (Tethered ride sale tent)
3:30PM-4:15PM *Untethered Balloon Rides Ticket Sales for Saturday Afternoon ($200 pp-Ride Sale Tent)
4PM-8PM Various activities on the balloon field (Balloon Field)
4PM – 6:30PM Live Entertainment – “TBA” (Main Stage – Food Court)
4:30PM-5:30PM Afternoon Mass ascension (Balloon field) (Weather permitting)
5PM–8PM Gondola Club & Pilot dinner (Gondola Club/Pilot tent)
6:30PM Night Glow or Field of Fire (Balloon field)
7:30PM-10:30PM Live entertainment Tim McGraw ~ Adam D. Tucker (Tribute artist) (Main Stage – Food Court)
10PM End of scheduled festival events.
9PM End of scheduled festival events.
Fun Zone & some vendors will remain open after 9pm
10:30PM FUN ZONE & VENDORS CLOSE
11PM Public Gates Close
All vehicles left in London Bridge Plaza lot will be towed
* = Weather Permitting

Sunday – January 13

Check back often as event times are subject to change
6 AM Public gates open (All entrances)
Food vendors open (Vendor Row)
6AM-9PM Gondola Club breakfast (Gondola Club/Pilot tent)
Gondola Club/Pilot tent opens
6AM Un-tethered balloon rides ticket sales for Sunday morning ($200 pp) (Ride sale tent)
7:20AM Sunrise: Flag ceremony (Balloon Field)
7:45AM Mass ascension (Balloon field)
Shaped Balloons on Display for Photographic Opportunities (Balloon Field)
8AM-6PM Fun Zone open
8AM-6PM ALL vendors & Art Village open (Vendor row)
8AM-3PM Tethered balloon rides ($20 per person) (Ride sales tent)
9AM Carnival open
9AM Live art demonstrations (Art Village)
Kidz Zone activities: Face painting, Craft Tent, Braids & Beads, Parachute Races &
Games (Kidz Zone)
10AM Tethered balloon rides (Adult – $20 pp, Kids 5 y/o – $5, 6-11 y/o – $10) (Tethered ride sale tent)
10AM-3PM Live art demonstrations (Art Village))
11AM – 2PM Live Entertainment “TBA” (Main Stage – Food Court)
11:30AM Paper Balloon Launch (Bleachers)
12PM Mohave County Sheriff K-9 Demo (Main Stage)
12:30PM Bubble Artist (Bleachers)
1PM Mohave County Sheriff K-9 Demo (Main Stage)
1:30PM Local Group (Bleachers)
2PM Local Group  (Main Stage)
3PM END OF SCHEDULED FESTIVAL EVENTS
FUN ZONE & VENDORS CLOSE
3PM Public Gates Close
(All vehicles left in London Bridge Plaza lot overnight will be towed)
* = Weather Permitting
This schedule is subject to change without prior notice.