If you're looking for a fun and exciting way to spend your vacation, look no further than the Lake Havasu Balloon Festival!
The annual festival takes place every year in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. The event is held across three days in late January. It's a great opportunity to head to Lake Havasu for the weekend and enjoy all that this beautiful city has to offer.
The festival features hundreds of hot air balloons that take off from multiple locations throughout the city. There are also live music performances on each day of the event, as well as plenty of food vendors and craft booths where you can find unique items for sale. If you're planning on attending the festival itself, we recommend getting a VIP ticket or two-day pass so that you can enjoy all of the fun events that take place during those days. Purchase your Lake Havasu Balloon Fest tickets here at the Festival's official website.
If you're looking for something more exciting than just watching balloons take off, there are also opportunities to go up in one yourself! There are multiple companies offering different types of rides at different prices depending on how long, high, or private you want your experience to be. If you want a quick ride just so you can say "I did it", there are tethered options available at lower prices. Otherwise if you want the full balloon experience, you can purchase a full flight. One of the most popular companies offering ballon experiences include Wanderlust Balloons. Be sure to check them out!
We love staying at luxury vacation rentals in Lake Havasu when we head into town for Balloon Fest because they give you a cleaner, homier, and more elevated guest experience than other accommodation options in the area. If you're looking for somewhere nice to stay while attending this event, then check out Avalon Havasu. This premier vacation house is just minutes from Lake Havasu, providing great views of all the hot air balloons as they take off and a close proximity to everything else the area has to offer. Avalon Havasu touts: