Coming this October!

Spooktacular Hot Air Balloon Festival


The Countdown is on:


Friday, October 25 thru Sunday, October 27

5:00 PM – 9:00 PM EACH NIGHT!

Spooky Costume Contests

Showcase your best costumes in our nightly costume contests presented by Funergy on Friday & Saturday! Kids, adults and groups can participate to see who will take home a variety of prizes!

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!

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 $30 / Ten and under $20

Get Tickets Today!

Before prices go up!

Ticket prices increase day of event (except Sunday, Oct 27)! 

Kids 3 – 13 will need a ticket // Kids 2 and under are FREE!!

Friday, October 25
Saturday, October 26
Sunday, October 27

FREE Kids Zone!!!

Kids can run around and play at over 30 slides and attractions including inflatable bounce houses, slides and an obstacle course, and it’s all FREE!!

Evening program

Let the Party Begin!

Gates Open

Get ready for a spooky good time!

5:00 pm

Tickets available online or at the gate!
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Spook Trail Opens

The students of Saguaro High School present the FREE Spook Trail!

6:00 pm

Visit all the ghouls and goblins at this FREE attraction!

Nightly Magic Show

Located at the Talking Stick Entertainment District Contest Stage

Starting at 6:00 pm

Nightly shows on the Contest Stage!
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Balloon Start Going Up!

Catch the inflation of over 20 hot air balloons with glows throughout the night!

6:30 pm

Each ballon is a trick-or-treat station!

Costume Contests Start

Participate in our costume contests by signing up at the contest booth next to the Contest Stage! Friday & Saturday only!

Starting at 7:00 pm

At the Talking Stick Entertainment District Contest Stage! Compete for prizes in the 4 different divisions: Tots (0-4), Kids (0-12), Adults (13+) and Family or Group!
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Fireworks on Friday & Saturday!

Starting at 8:45 PM

Friday & Saturday only

Get Involved

Sign up to be a vendor at Spooktacular!

Food & Dessert Vendors

Exhibitors & Vendors


Where and When?

Partners & Friends