2014 - 36th Annual
South County
Hot Air Balloon
Festival
3 Days
July 18, 19, 20
Fireworks display
July 19 at 9:00PM!

2013 South County Balloon Festival Schedule Tentative

Friday, July 19

All Weekend Events Include - Kids Train Ride and Trout Fishing Pond (Both Free w/ Admission).
Carnival Rides and Games, Crafts Show, Food Court, Inflatable Rides, Pony Rides and More
4:00pm Kids Train Ride, Kids Trout Fishing Pond Begin (Free w/ Admission)
4:00pm Ticket Booth Opens
4:30pm – 5:00pm Bwana Jim’s Wild Animal Show - Free w/ Admission
4:30pm – 6:00pm Tropical Wave Music w/ Dennis Jansson - Free w/ Admission
5:00pm – 5:30pm Cannon Lady - Free w/ Admission
5:30pm – 6:00pm Bwana Jim’s Wild Animal Show - Free w/ Admission
6:00pm Balloonist Special Weather Briefing
6:00pm – 6:30pm Cannon Lady - Free w/ Admission
6:30pm – 8:30pm Roomful of Blues - Free with Admission
7:00pm – 9:00pm Balloons Inflate.  Tethered Balloon Rides (approximate time, weather and winds permitting)
8:00pm – 9:00pm Hot Air Balloon Glow @ Dusk (Time is Approximate)

Saturday, July 20

All Weekend Events Include - Kids Train Ride and Trout Fishing Pond (Both Free w/ Admission).
Carnival Rides and Games, Crafts Show, Food Court, Inflatable Rides, Pony Rides and More
5:30am Balloonist’s Morning Weather Briefing
6:00am Hot Air Balloons Inflate, Fly (Time is approximate, weather and winds Permitting)
6:30am Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides (Approximate time, weather and winds permitting)
8:00am Kids Trout Fishing Pond Opens (Free all Day w/ Admission)
9:00am Inflatable Rides, Kids Train Ride, Walk About Balloon (Half Inflated Balloon Kids Can Climb Into)
10:00am Craft Show, Carnival Rides, and Interactive Gymnastics / Bungee Begin
11:00am Food Court and Barbecue Vendors Open, and Pony Rides Begin
12:00pm Giant Kites Fly - Free w/ Admission
12:30pm – 1:00pm Bwana Jim’s Wild Animal Show - Free w/ Admission
1:00pm Rock Climbing Wall Opens
1:30pm – 2:00pm Cannon Lady - Free w/ Admission
2:00pm – 6:00pm Mechanical Shark Ride - Are You Kid Enough (New)
2:00pm – 6:00pm Water Log Rolling (New)
2:30pm – 3:00pm Bwana Jim’s Wild Animal Show - Free w/ Admission
3:00pm Karate Demonstration
3:30pm – 4:00pm Cannon Lady - Free w/ Admission
4:00pm – 6:00pm 92 Pro FM’s Jessica will be giving away prizes and playing tunes
4:00pm – 9:00pm Cruise-In - Corvettes, Classics and Modern Muscle Car Show
4:30pm – 5:00pm Bwana Jim’s Wild Animal Show - Free w/ Admission
5:30pm – 6:00pm Cannon Lady - Free w/ Admission
6:00pm Balloonist Special Weather Briefing
6:30pm – 7:00pm Bwana Jim’s Wild Animal Show - Free w/ Admission
7:00pm Balloons Fly, Tethered Balloon Rides Begin (weather permitting)
8:00pm – 9:00pm Hot Air Balloon Glow At Dusk w/ Music By Wakefield Concert Band (Weather Permitting)
9:00pm FIREWORKS!!! w/ Music by Wakefield Concert Band

Sunday, July 21

All Weekend Events Include - Kids Train Ride and Trout Fishing Pond (Both Free w/ Admission).
Carnival Rides and Games, Crafts Show, Food Court, Inflatable Rides, Pony Rides and More
5:30am Balloonist’s Morning Weather Briefing
6:00am Hot Air Balloons Inflate, Fly (Time is approximate, weather and winds Permitting)
6:30am Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides (Approximate time, weather and winds permitting)
8:00am Kids Trout Fishing Pond Opens (Free all Day w/ Admission)
9:00am Inflatable Rides, Kids Train Ride, Walk About Balloon (Half Inflated Balloon Kids Can Climb Into)
9:00am Interactive Gymnastics - Bungee, Bear Creek Gold Mining, Rock Climbing Wall Begin
10:00am Craft Show, Carnival Rides, and Interactive Gymnastics / Bungee Begin
11:00am Food Court and Barbecue Vendors Open, and Pony Rides Begin
12:00pm Giant Kites Fly - Free w/ Admission
12:00pm – 3:00pm Kansas City BBQ Competition w/ 40 Contestants - Winner Goes to Nationals
12:30pm – 1:00pm Bwana Jim’s Wild Animal Show - Free w/ Admission
1:00pm – 1:30pm Cannon Lady - Free w/ Admission
1:00pm – 5:00pm Mechanical Shark Ride - Are You Kid Enough!
1:00pm – 5:00pm Water Log Rolling
2:30pm – 3:00pm Bwana Jim’s Wild Animal Show - Free w/ Admission
3:00pm – 3:30pm Cannon Lady - Free w/ Admission
3:30pm Karate Demonstration
4:00pm BBQ Awards
4:30pm – 5:00pm Bwana Jim’s Wild Animal Show - Free w/ Admission
5:00pm – 5:30pm Cannon Lady - Free w/ Admission