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May 31 - June 2, 2019

Event Schedule

Friday, May 31
  • 1:00pm Gates Open
  • 1:00pm Bobby Blackman | Blues
  • 4:00pm Handpicked Trio | Bluegrass
  • 6:00pm Tethered balloons*
  • 6:30pm Balloon Flight | Competition #1
  • 7:00pm N-Spire | Soul/Dance/Variety
  • 8-9:00pm Balloon Glow
  • 9:00pm Gates Close
Saturday, June 1
  • 6:30am Gates Open
  • 7:00am Balloon Flight | Competition #2
  • 11am-12pm Pilot meet & greet
  • 12:00pm N-Spire | Soul/Dance/Variety
  • 3:00pm Penta | Rock
  • 5-9:00pm Tethered Balloons*
  • 6:00pm Selwyn Birchwood | Blues/Funk
  • 6:30pm Balloon Flight | Competition #3
  • 8-9:00pm Balloon Glow
  • 9:00pm Gates Close
Sunday, June 2
  • 6:30am Gates Open
  • 12:00pm Steel Horse | Country
  • 3:00pm Cece Teneal & Soul Kamotion | Soul/Motown
  • 5-8:00pm Tethered balloons*
  • 6:00pm The Hooligans | British Rock
  • 8-9pm Goodbye Balloon Glow
  • 9:00pm Gates Close

Tethered Balloon Rides $20 adult/$10 children

*Tethered ballon rides are booked on-site on a first come first served basis and are booked at the tethered rides payment booth

Fly Me To The Food Alley and vendor booths open at 11:00am Saturday and Sunday

All balloon activities, including tethered rides, are weather permitting.

This is a tentative schedule, subject to change.
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We encourage you to bring your chairs. All balloon events are dependent on the weather.
Security measures will be in effect including bag checks. No animals (with exception of service animals), contraband, or outside food and drinks, including alcohol, will be permitted.