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2022 Event Schedule

June 24-26, 2022
Mountain Meadow Recreation Complex
1101 S. Woodland Road in Lakeside, AZ

The 5th Annual White Mountains Hot Air Balloon Festival returns to Pinetop-Lakeside in 2022. This event will be free to the public. 

All Balloon activities are weather dependent.

Friday, June 24

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

Balloons Ascension / Static Tether (weather permitting)

6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Ascension Breakfast

Hosted by Rotary Club of The White Mountains. Details to come. 

8:30 a.m.

Festival Grounds Close

6:00 p.m.

Festival Grounds Open

Beer Garden, Food & Retail Vendors.

6:30 p.m.

Kickoff Concert

Duane Moore & Mogollon

Please note that the balloons will not inflate until sunset.

8:00 p.m. (estimate)

Balloon Glow

with music by DJ Kevin

9:30 p.m.

Festival Grounds Close

Saturday, June 25

6:00 a.m.

Balloons Ascension / Static Tether (weather permitting)

6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Ascension Breakfast

Rotary Club of the White Mountains. Details to come. 

8:30 a.m.

Festival Grounds Close

4:00 p.m.

Festival Grounds Open

Live Music, Beer Garden, Food & Retail Vendors.

Please note that the balloons will not inflate until sunset.

8:15 p.m. (estimate)

Balloon Glow

with music by DJ Kevin

9:30 p.m.

Festival Grounds Close

Sunday, June 26

6:00 a.m.

Balloons Ascension / Static Tether (weather permitting)

 Sponsored by:
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*Please Note: All balloon activities are weather permitting.

EVENT LOCATION

The White Mountains Balloon Festival will be held at
Mountain Meadows Recreation Complex. 
1101 S. Woodland Road
Lakeside, AZ 85929