Remax Glow1It’s one of the most recognized corporate symbols on the planet, and understandably so. At seven stories tall, the RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon grabs attention wherever it goes. This year The Reeves Team is proud to bring the iconic balloon to the 2013 Arizona Balloon Classic. This will be the third Annual event held in Gilbert Arizona.

When will the Arizona Balloon Classic be held this year?

This year the Arizona Balloon Classic Festivities will be held from:
Friday, December 13, 2013 – from 5 p.m., to 9 p.m.
Saturday, December 14, 2013 – from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, December 15, 2013 – from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.

site-mapTroy Reeves and The Reeves Team will be flying the RE/MAX balloon in front of 15,000 spectators during this signature event in the South East Valley. Over the three day festival, thousands of people will enjoy early evening balloon glows, morning balloon launches and landings, plus The Hare and Hound, a traditional hot air ballooning race.

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Where will these festivities take place?

RMAX1Dozens of hot air balloons of all shapes and sizes including the iconic RE/MAX Balloon will come to the .Gilbert Civic Center located at 90 E. Civic Center Dr in Gilbert to participate in the 3 day event. As one might expect, there will more than just balloons at this event. There will be music, food, arts and crafts, a family fun zone, and fireworks.

Full Schedule

Event #1 (Friday, December 13, 2013)
3:30pm – 9:00pm 2013 Classic begins! Family Fun Zone, Food Court & Marketplace open
3:30pm – 5:00pm Fun Flights ~ hot air balloon excursions
5:00pm – 8:00pm Hot Air Balloon Tethered Rides
5:45pm – 7:00pm “Desert Glow” – Hot Air Balloons illuminate the skies
7:15pm – 8:45pm NOW SHOWING: The movie “UP” on the big outdoor screen.

Event #2 (Saturday, December 14, 2013)
7:00am Gates Open for the 2013 Arizona Balloon Classic
6:30am – 9:00pm The Family Fun Zone, Food Court Holiday Marketplace open
8:00am – 10:00am Hot Air Balloon Tethered Rides & Fun Flights
8:00am – 8:20am 1st WAVE: “Hare & Hound” race launch competitive balloons
9:30am – 10:30am Paramotor display & exhibition
3:00pm – 5:00pm Fun Flights ~ hot air balloon rides
5:00pm – 7:30pm Hot Air Balloon Tethered Rides

Event #3 (Saturday, December 14, 2013)
7:00am – 9:00pm The Family Fun Zone, Food Court & Holiday Marketplace open
7:30pm – 8:30pm “Desert Glow” – Hot Air Balloons illuminate the skies
8:45pm Fireworks Spectacular presented by Navy Federal Credit Union

Event #4 (Sunday, December 15, 2013)
7:00am Gates Open for the 2013 Arizona Balloon Classic
6:30am – 10:00am The Family Fun Zone, Hot Air Balloon rides, Food Court open
8:00am – 10:00am Hot Air Balloon Tethered Rides Fun Flights
8:00am – 8:20am 1st WAVE: “Hare & Hound” race launch competitive balloons
10:00am – 10:30am Pilot Awards & Closing Ceremony

Evening Glows

Evening Glows will take place on both Friday and Saturday evening from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will feature illuminated, tethered hot air balloons. The Balloon Glows are a favorite of both amateur and professional photographers.

How much does it cost to get in to the Arizona Balloon Classic?

Single tickets per session: $10 at the gate
Single day tickets per session for seniors: $7 at the gate
V.I.P.: $30 per person in advance, includes, food, drinks, private seating, restroom and parking.
Family Packs of four tickets for Friday evening session are $25 in advance.
Children 11 years old and younger are admitted free
Active military and veterans are admitted free with ID.
Groups of 10 or more, per day: $7 each at the gate

You can pick up tickets in advance for $9
Parking is free!

What if I have more questions?

There is so much going on at The Third Annual Arizona Balloon Classic, if you have any other questions about this even please contact Troy Reeves & The Reeves Team for additional information.



21 Responses

  1. We sold a house and purchased another with the help of the Reeves team and couldn’t have been happier when all was done.

  2. Thanks Troy! My boss, Dr. Doug Brinkerhoff, recommended you, we purchased a home and although had a few bumps finding the right one, it finally happened!
    I appreciate your companies assistance! Thanks from myself, Dora and our Six LARGE dogs….. Maxi MOOSE, Yukon, Blue Bell, Boomer, Claire Bear and Stonewall Jackson aka Redmond…. one thing we don’t need is an alarm system!!!!!

    • Im glad we got it done for you & Dora….or should I say for the 6 Large dogs! Dr. Doug had been a great referral source of our over the years!!! I want to thank you both

  3. This event was a blast last year. Cool that your team is sponsoring. If I win some free tickets, I promise to share my fried Oreos with you this year!

  4. What a great event. My family and I would love to be there! Thank you for the info. You have an amazing family and team of realtors. Brian Iverson is now a loan officer with Bay Equity. He would love to team up!! 480-390-2120.

  5. I’ve seen the hot air Balloons in action last week, can’t wait to ride one! Sign me up Troy you and your team are the best!

    • Thank You Phoebe….You and Alain must come(your new home is only 500 yards away from the event) will be fun! We’ll get you photos in the Balloon if you desire…Thanks for being such a great client of our. troy

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