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Glitter & GlowThere is no other day of the year that packs so many people into downtown Glendale than the Glendale Glitter & Glow festival. With glowing hot air balloons, 1.6 million LED lights, bands cranking out great music, food, rides and more – it’s easy to see why more than 60 - 80,000 people flock to this award-winning event! Mark your calendar now to attend Glendale Glitter & Glow on Saturday, Jan. 12, 4-10 p.m.

Take in the stunning 1.6 million LED lights, along with 18 hot air balloons glowing glitter and glow
throughout 16 blocks of Historic Downtown Glendale. A highlight for visitors will be mass glows, in which the balloon pilots will fire the balloons all at once to create an illuminating spectacle. The dazzling scene of vibrant glowing colors and twinkling lights, combined with musical performances and delicious food and beverages, will be a feast for the senses!

Admission is free and free shuttles are available from Glendale Community College, at 59th and Olive avenues. Shuttles pick up from the northeast parking lots of the college, accessing from 59th Avenue and Vogel, and the last shuttle will leave downtown Glendale at 10:15.

In addition, there is street parking in and around the downtown, but will fill up quickly; event attendees also have the option of paying for preferred parking in the two downtown garages, both of which are accessible from 59th Avenue and Glenn Drive.

Local popular bands are scheduled to perform all evening:
(each number corresponds to a number on the map, click on map to enlarge)

glow map

Music Performances and Bands include:

DJ Dangerous


76th Street Productions

Indie / Pop

Soul Power

Motown / R&B

Zero Gravity Fighters

Upbeat Covers

Phoenix Conservatory of Music*


Cheap Hotels

Classic Rock

Pandy & Rich Duo


West Hills Brothers

Acoustic Guitarists

Randy Altergott

Rock, country covers

*Presented by the Glendale Arts & Culture Division, it is made possible through a grant from the city through its Centerline District Arts & Cultural Initiative.         

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