The 11th annual Spooktacular Hot Air Balloon Festival is open from October 27th to the 29th. Located at the Salt River Fields, come prepared to enjoy Spooky Costume Contests, the Spook Trail hosted by Saguaro High School, a Kids Zone, and tethered balloon rides.
The event’s star attraction is the 20+ air balloon show that starts at 6:30 p.m. each night. Balloons from around the country will also serve as trick-or-treat stations with candy and treats! Check out the different food stands, exhibitions, and vendors. Tickets are on sale now, starting at $22 for adults and $17 for children. Ticket prices increase the day of except for Sunday, October 29th. Gates open at 5 p.m., and the event ends at 9:30 p.m.
Event provided by The Scottsdale Living – RipLey Kennebrew.
RipLey is currently a junior at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University
20+ Hot Air Balloons
We’re excited to have over 20+ hot air balloons from around the country join in the Halloween festivities this year! Each balloon will be a trick-or-treat station with candy & treats handed out all night long!
Friday, October 27 | Saturday, October 28 | Sunday, October 29
5:00 PM – 9:30 PM EACH NIGHT!
Spooky Costume Contests
Showcase your best costumes in our nightly costume contests presented by Funergy! Kids, adults and groups can participate to see who will take home a variety of prizes!
4,000 Pounds of Candy
We will have over 4,000 pounds of candy ready for all the kiddos for both days for the festival! Each hot air balloon will be designated as a trick-or-treat stop!
Tethered Balloon Rides
Ride a hot air balloon with the whole family, brought to you by Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride Co. Get up high and see the entire festival laid out before you! Tickets sold separately at festival! No advanced sales! Prices: Adults $25 / Ten and under $15