12th Annual Havasu Balloon Festival & Fair

January 19th, 2023 @ 12:00pm  10:30pm
Lake Havasu State Park, Windsor 4
171 London Bridge Rd
Lake Havasu City
, AZ 86403
Admission Price:

General admission: $20 (tickets are good for all 4 days), children 10 years old and younger are free

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The Havasu Balloon Festival and Fair Store is available to answer questions by calling: 928.505.2440 from 10am-2pm Tue-Fri or by e-mailing: hbffhelp@gmail.com.

PLEASE REMEMBER! Ballooning is fully dependent on wind conditions. The safety of the operator and crew is always of the utmost importance; balloons cannot ascend in windy conditions and morning or afternoon ascension will be cancelled if the wind picks up. Notice of cancellation will not be known until the hour of ascension as wind conditions change quickly. For updates, check the Havasu Balloon Festival’s Facebook page.

Run with Balloons 5K

6:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21 to begin at the Balloon Arch near the Main Stage in the Festival:  https://havasuballoonfestival.com/balloonfest-5k/ Cost is $35/person, $129/families (2 parents and 2 children), $180/Teams of 6


The full schedule of events will be updated on the event website.

Fun Zone

Fun Zone: $70 4-day pass; $30 day pass: Children 10 and under free. 


  • Mass Ascensions
  • Balloon Night Glow
  • Dog Shows
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Kids’ Events
  • Carnival Rides & Events
  • Live Stage Bands
  • Merchandise Vendors
  • Food Vendors
  • Gondola & SkyBox Club

The balloons love to soar over Lake Havasu City and in and around the Bridgewater Channel and the London Bridge, so get your cameras ready. Giant balloons lightly touch the water and quickly ascend if there are no boats or non-motorized craft or persons in harm’s way.

If you want to experience ballooning from lift-off, bring your cameras and watch as the balloon teams ready their rides for ascent and experience up close and personal the heat of the burners as the teams rise into the sky on the balloon field on the island or around town where they are lifting off. Balloon teams will be available throughout the weekend to talk about the art and history of hot air balloons.

A great way to see the balloons is to rent a pontoon and sit in Thompson Bay as they Fly right over you. Check out Sandbar Powersports for a great pontoon boat rental, www.sandbarpowersports.com.