2019 Event Schedule

June 28 - 30, 2019

Mountain Meadow Recreation Complex

The 2nd Annual White Mountains Hot Air Balloon Festival returns to Pinetop-Lakeside in 2019 with a new look and feel. The event has expanded to three days and all activities will be free to the public. This festival is located in the heart of Arizona’s White Mountains, at an elevation of 7,000 feet. The area is part of the largest contiguous Ponderosa Pine Forest in the world.

6:00 am
Public Viewing of Balloon Ascension* | Media Day Flights *
Free Tethered Balloon Rides*
Festival grounds closed until evening activities
6:00 pm
Festival grounds open. Beer Garden, Food & Retail Vendors
6:30 pm
Kickoff Concert
8:00 pm
Balloon Glow
9:00 pm
Festival grounds close
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Saturday - June 29

6:00 am
Festival grounds open. Food Vendors.
6:30 am
Public Viewing of Balloon Ascension* | Sponsor Flights*
7:00am - 8:00am
FREE Tethered Balloon Rides*
8:30 am
Festival grounds closed until evening activities
4:00 pm
Festival grounds open. Enjoy the Beer Garden, Food & Retail Vendors
Live music: 
4:00pm - 6:15pm Shinin' the Law
6:30pm - 8:30pm The Lakesiders
6:30pm - 7:30pm
FREE Tethered Balloon Rides*
7:45 pm
Balloon Glow*
9:00 pm
Festival grounds close
Balloon Ascensions Sponsored by:
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EVENT LOCATION

The 2019 White Mountains Balloon Festival will be held at

Mountain Meadows Recreation Complex. 

1101 S. Woodland Road

Lakeside, AZ 85929

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