Salt River Fields 5th Annual Spooktacular Balloon Festival

 Salt River Fields Welcomes 5th Annual Spooktacular Balloon Festival 

Fri. & Sat, Oct. 24& 25 

Aerial Solutions Provides more than 20 Colorful Hot Air Balloons 

More than 2,000 Pounds of Candy for Eager Trick-or-Treaters 

Plus…Haunted House, the ‘Spook Trail,’ Fireworks, Live Music & more 


Scottsdale, Ariz. (Sept. 10, 2014) – Salt River Fields lights up the Halloween sky with the fifth annual Spooktacular Balloon Festival Fri. and Sat., Oct. 24 & 25, 5-10pm. Celebrate the spooky day with a family-friendly Halloween bash with more than 2,000 pounds of candy, majestic hot air balloons illuminating the sky, Haunted House, the Spook Trail, Petting Zoo and more.

Spooktacular offers a safe, fun and easy trick-or-treat experience for the whole family also with live music, beverages, holiday-themed food vendors and activities galore.

Aerial Solutions is providing the luminous balloon spectacle with more than 20-tethered hot air balloons, each with a station for trick-or-treaters to graze for candy and awe in light of the colorful masterpieces. Candy stops will be at each balloon anchor point. In addition, guests can “soar” in tethered balloon rides by Rainbow Ryders Inc. for a small fee.

Arizona’s favorite Haunted House by the popular AZ Scream Park presents Spooktacular-goers with a ‘taste’ of its decades-old popular haunted house experience in South Scottsdale. Plus, the Spook Trail returns with explorers never quite sure what’s around every corner; a Petting Zoo is here this year; a costume contest of sorts and of course fireworks to cap off Friday night.

 7555 North Pima Road, Scottsdale, Ariz. 85258. Visit 

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Tickets. Adult general admission tickets are $10; children $5. Tickets are available at While a wonderfully complete Spooktacular experience is available at the general admission price, options include tethered balloon rides $25; Kids Zone from $1 per ride to $20 for #25 rides; AZ Scream Park Haunted House at Spooktacular $8.

Spooktacular at Salt River Fields offers a wide range of festive entertainment and activities for the whole family, including:

Haunted House: Arizona’s Original Scream Park brings its legendary haunted house to Salt River Fields. Guests can be spooked by the best in town for a small fee.

Spook Trail: Pathways within the footprint of Salt River Fields will be transformed into an excitingly frightening walkway developed and guided by more than 20 Saguaro High School students. The walk has surprises around every corner and the experience is free! Not to mention, the Spook Trail benefits the Saguaro High School choir program.

Petting Zoo: The Petting Zoo allows the whole family to see a wide range of exotic animals. No additional cost.

Kids Zone: A wonderland of kids’ favorite new games and inflatables bigger than ever.

Fireworks: Friday night, Spooktacular ends with a spectacular fireworks show at 9pm.

Live Music: The Mainstage will rock all night with live music, from a variety of School of Rock Bands.

Spooktacular Marketplace: Spooktacular Marketplace will feature arts, crafts and merchandise from local shops.

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