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Havasu Balloon Festival and Fair 2017 Schedule
    January 13 - 15, 2017
event times are subject to change


Friday - January 13, 2017 Schedule

6:00 am. - Public Gates Open (All Entrances) Carnival Opens (Special Needs Group 9:00 - Noon) Food Vendors Open (Vendor Row)
6:00 am. - 9:00 pm. - Gondola Club/VIP/Pilot Tent Open
6:00 am. - *Untethered Balloon Rides Ticket Sales for Friday Morning ($200 pp - Ride Sale Tent)
7:20 am. - Sunrise Flag Ceremony (Balloon Field)
7:45 am. - *Mass Ascension (Balloon Field)

8:00 am. - 8:30 am. - *”Enchanted Island”- Shaped Balloons on Display for Photographic Opportunities (Balloon Field)
8:00 am. - 6:00 pm. - ALL Vendors and Art Village Open (Vendor Row)
8:00 am. - 3:00 pm. - *Tethered Balloon Rides ($20 per person - Ride Sale Tent)
9:30 am. - *Walk-In Balloon Inflated (Free by the Food Court)
10:00 am. - 3:00 pm. - Live Art Demonstrations (Art Village)
* = Weather Permitting



Friday - January 13, 2017 Schedule ( continued )

10:00 am. - 11:15 am. - Live Entertainment - TBD (Main Stage - Food Court)
10:00 am. - 2:00 pm. - RC Planes, Helicopters, RC Cars (RC Zone-South of Balloon Field)
10:30 am. - Noon - *Skydivers (Balloon Field)
10:00 am. - 2:00 pm. - People mover TRAM operates (Stops around perimeter at TRAM Stop Signs)
11:30 am. - Dogs, Frisbees and Agility Show (Skybox)

12:00 pm. - 4:00 pm. - Live Entertainment - Britt Invasion (Beatles - Tribute) (Main Stage - Food Court)
12:45 pm. - 1:00 pm. - Hot Hips Belly Dancers (Main Stage - Food Court)
1:30 pm. - *Skydivers (Balloon Field)
2:45 pm. - 3:00 pm. - Hot Hips Belly Dancers (Main Stage - Food Court)
3:30 pm. - 4:15 pm. - *Untethered Balloon Rides Ticket Sales for Friday Afternoon ($200 pp - Ride Sale Tent)

3:30 pm. - A Wind of Change Kite Show (Balloon Field)
3:30 pm. - Bi-Planes - Short arrival show
4:30 pm. - 9:00 pm. - Live Entertainment - December 63 - (Frankie Valli and the Four Season - Tribute) (Main Stage - Food Court)
4:30 pm. - 8:30 pm. - People mover TRAM operates (Stops around perimeter at TRAM Stop Signs)
4:30 pm. - 5:30 pm. - *Afternoon Mass Ascension (Balloon Field-Weather Permitting)

5:00 pm. - 8:00 pm. - Gondola Club / VIP Dinner (Gondola Club/VIP/Pilot Tent)
6:30 pm. - *Night Glow or Field of Fire (Balloon Field)
9:00 pm. - End of Scheduled Festival Events Carnival and Some Vendors will remain open after 9:00 pm.
10:30 pm. - Carnival and Vendors Close
10:45 pm. - Public Gates Close
* = Weather Permitting



Saturday - January 14, 2017 Schedule

6:00 am. - Public Gates Open (All Entrances) Carnival Opens - Food Vendors Open (Vendor Row)
6:00 am. - 9:00 pm. - Gondola Club/VIP/Pilot Tent Open
6:00 am. - *Untethered Balloon Rides Ticket Sales for Saturday Morning ($200 pp - Ride Sale Tent)
7:20 am. - Sunrise Flag Ceremony (Balloon Field)
7:45 am. - Bi-Plane Show (Balloon Field)
7:45 am. - *Mass Ascension (Balloon Field)
- *”Enchanted Island”- Shaped Balloons on Display for Photographic Opportunities (Balloon Field)

8:00 am. - 6:00 pm. - ALL Vendors and Art Village Open (Vendor Row)
8:00 am. - 3:00 pm. - *Tethered Balloon Rides ($20 per person - Ride Sale Tent)
9:00 am. - Kid Zone Activities: Face painting, Craft tent, Balloon Clown, Braids & Beads, Bounce House (Kids Zone)
9:30 am. - *Walk-In Balloon Inflated (Free by the Food Court)
9:30 am. - Lake Havasu Black Belt Academy (Skybox)

10:00 am. - 3:00 pm. - Live Art Demonstrations (Art Village)
10:00 am. - 11:15 am. - Live Entertainment - TBA (Main Stage - Food Court)
10:00 am. - 2:00 pm. - RC Planes, Helicopters, RC Cars (RC Zone-South of Balloon Field)
10:00 am. - 4:00 pm. - *Sky Divers (Balloon Field)
10:00 am. - 2:00 pm. - People mover TRAM operates (Stops around perimeter at TRAM Stop Signs)



Saturday - January 14, 2017 Schedule (continued )

10:30 am. - Paper Balloon Launch (Skybox)
11:30 am. - Dogs, Frisbees and Agility Show (Skybox)
11:00 am. - Noon - Run With Balloons DJ-Dance Party (Main Stage - Food Court)
Noon - 4:00 pm. - Live Entertainment - Kevin Jaxon and Midnight Sun (R and B) (Main Stage - Food Court)
12:45 pm. - 1:00 pm. - Hot Hips Belly Dancers (Main Stage - Food Court)
1:45 pm. - 2:00 pm. - Hot Hips Belly Dancers (Main Stage - Food Court)

2:30 pm. - Bi-Plane Show (Balloon Field)
2:30 pm. - Dogs, Frisbees and Agility Show (Skybox)
2:45 pm. - 3:00 pm. - Hot Hips Belly Dancers (Main Stage - Food Court)
3:30 pm. - A Wind of Change Kite Show (Balloon Field)
3:30 pm. - 4:15 pm. - *Untethered Balloon Rides Ticket Sales for Saturday Afternoon ($200 pp - Ride Sale Tent)

4:00 pm. - Ping Pong Ball Drop from Tethered Balloon (Balloon Field)
4:30 pm. - 9:00 pm. - Live Entertainment - Matt Farris (Country) (Main Stage - Food Court)
4:30 pm. - 8:30 pm. - People mover TRAM operates (Stops around perimeter at TRAM Stop Signs)
4:30 pm. - 5:30 pm. - *Afternoon Mass Ascension (Balloon Field-Weather Permitting)
5:00 pm. - 8:00 pm. - Gondola Club / VIP Dinner (Gondola Club/VIP/Pilot Tent)

6:30 pm. - *Night Glow or Field of Fire (Balloon Field)
9:00 pm. - End of Scheduled Festival Events Carnival and Some Vendors will remainopen after 9:00 pm.
10:30 pm. - Carnival and Vendors Close
11:00 pm. - Public Gates Close
* = Weather Permitting


Sunday - January 15, 2017 Schedule

6:00 am. - Public Gates Open (All Entrances) Carnival Opens - Food Vendors Open (Vendor Row)
6:00 am. - 9:00 pm. - Gondola Club/VIP/Pilot Tent Open
6:00 am. - Carnival Opens
6:00 am. - *Untethered Balloon Rides Ticket Sales for Sunday Morning ($200 pp - Ride Sale Tent)
7:20 am. - Sunrise Flag Ceremony (Balloon Field)
7:45 am. - Bi-Plane Show (Balloon Field)
*Mass Ascension (Balloon Field)
*”Enchanted Island”- Shaped Balloons on Display for Photographic Opportunities (Balloon Field)

8:00 am. - 6:00 pm. - ALL Vendors and Art Village Open (Vendor Row):
8:00 am. - 3:00 pm. - *Tethered Balloon Rides ($20 per person - Ride Sale Tent)
9:00 am. - 3:00 pm. - Kid Zone Activities: Face painting, Craft tent, Balloon Clown, Braids & Beads,Bounce House (Kids Zone)
9:00 am. - 3:00 pm. - *Walk-In Balloon Inflated (Free by the Food Court)
10:00 am. - 3:00 pm. - Live Art Demonstrations (Art Village)
10:00 am. - 2:00 pm. - People mover TRAM operates (Stops around perimeter at TRAM Stop Signs)

10:00 am. - 2:00 pm. - RC Planes, Helicopters, RC Cars (RC Zone-South of Balloon Field)
10:00 am. - 11:15 am. - Live Entertainment - “TBD” (Main Stage - Food Court)
10:30 am. - *Skydivers (Balloon Field)
10:30 am. - Paper Balloon Launch (Skybox)
11:30 am. - Dogs, Frisbees and Agility Show (Skybox)
Noon - 4:00 pm. - Live Entertainment - Mojo (Classic Rock-n-Roll) (Main Stage - Food Court)

12:45 pm. - 1:00 pm. - Hot Hips Belly Dancers (Main Stage - Food Court)
1:45 pm. - *Skydivers (Balloon Field)
1:45 pm. - 2:00 pm. - Hot Hips Belly Dancers (Main Stage - Food Court)
2:00 pm. - A Wind of Change Kite Show (Balloon Field)
2:30 pm. - Lake Havasu Black Belt Academy (Skybox)
2:45 pm. - 3:00 pm. - Hot Hips Belly Dancers (Main Stage - Food Court)

3:30 pm. - 4:15 pm. - *Untethered Balloon Rides Ticket Sales for Sunday Afternoon ($200 pp - Ride Sale Tent)
4:30 pm. - 8:30 pm. - People mover TRAM operates (Stops around perimeter at TRAM Stop Signs)
4:30 pm. - 5:30 pm. - *Afternoon Mass Ascension (Balloon Field-Weather Permitting)
4:30 pm. - 9:00 pm. - Live Entertainment - Allnighterz (Rock and Roll)
5:00 pm. - 8:00 pm. - Gondola Club / VIP Dinner (Gondola Club/VIP/Pilot Tent)
6:30 pm. - *Night Glow or Field of Fire (Balloon Field)
9:00 pm. - End of Scheduled Festival Events Carnival and Some Vendors will remain open after 9:00 pm.
10:30 pm. - Carnival and Vendors Close
11:00 pm. - Public Gates Close
* = Weather Permitting
All schedules are subject to change without prior notice.


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