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

2014 South County Balloon Festival Schedule

Friday, July 18

3:45pm Gates Open for General Admission
4:00pm – 10:00pm Barbecue Vendors (All Weekend)
4:00pm – 10:00pm Carnival Rides and Games (All Weekend)
4:00pm – 10:00pm Craft Vendor Booths Open (All Weekend)
4:00pm – 10:00pm Festival Food Court
4:00pm – 10:00pm Kid’s Trout Fishing Pond, Inflatable Rides, and Kids Train Ride (Free w/ Admission)
5:30pm – 6:00pm Flying Wallendas (Free w/ Admission)
6:00pm – 9:00pm Hot Air Balloons Inflate and Fly (Weather Permitting)
6:30pm Room Full of Blues (Free w/ Admission)
7:00pm – 9:00pm Tethered Balloon Rides (Weather Permitting) *Times are approximate
8:00pm – 9:00pm Hot Air Balloon Glow (Weather Permitting *Sunset at 8:17pm.  Times are Approximate)

Saturday, July 19

5:30am Balloon Pilot Weather Briefing (*Determines if Balloons Fly)
6:30am Balloons Inflate and Fly Weather Permitting (*Time Approximate)
6:30am Tethered Balloon Rides Weather Permitting (*Time Approximate)
10:45am Gates Open for General Admission
11:00am Activities Free w/ Admission:  Kids Trout Pond, Inflatable Rides, Kids Train Ride (All Day)
11:00am Activities Free w/ Admission:  Walk About Balloon (Semi-inflated Balloon for Kids to Walk In)
11:00am Bear Creek Gold Mining, Craft Vendor Booths, Carnival Rides and Games (All Day)
11:00am Food Court, BBQ Vendors, Rock Climbing Wall (All Day)
12:00pm Giant Kites Fly
1:30pm – 2:00pm Flying Wallendas (Free w/ Admission)
2:00pm – 2:30pm Airborne Jugglers (Free w/ Admission)
3:30pm – 4:00pm Flying Wallendas (Free w/ Admission)
4:00pm – 4:30pm Airborne Jugglers (Free w/ Admission)
4:00pm – 9:00pm Cruise In Corvettes, Classic and Modern Muscle Car Show (Free w/ Admission)
5:30pm Balloon Pilot Weather Briefing (*Determines if Balloons Fly)
5:30pm – 6:00pm Flying Wallendas (Free w/ Admission)
6:00pm – 6:30pm Airborne Jugglers (Free w/ Admission)
6:00pm Hot Air Balloons Inflate and Fly (Weather Permitting)
7:00pm – 9:00pm Tethered Balloon Rides (Weather Permitting) *Times are approximate
8:00pm Hot Air Balloon Glow (Weather Permitting *Sunset at 8:16pm.  Times are Approximate)
9:00pm Fireworks (Free w/ Admission)

Sunday, July 20

5:30am Balloon Pilot Weather Briefing (*Determines if Balloons Fly)
6:30am Balloons Inflate and Fly Weather Permitting (*Time Approximate)
6:30am Tethered Balloon Rides Weather Permitting (*Time Approximate)
10:45am Gates Open for General Admission
11:00am Activities Free w/ Admission:  Kids Trout Pond, Inflatable Rides, Kids Train Ride (All Day)
11:00am Activities Free w/ Admission:  Walk About Balloon (Semi-inflated Balloon for Kids to Walk In)
11:00am Bear Creek Gold Mining, Craft Vendor Booths, Carnival Rides and Games (All Day)
11:00am Food Court, BBQ Vendors, Rock Climbing Wall (All Day)
12:00pm Giant Kites Fly
1:30pm – 2:00pm Flying Wallendas (Free w/ Admission)
2:00pm – 2:30pm Airborne Jugglers (Free w/ Admission)
3:30pm – 4:00pm Flying Wallendas (Free w/ Admission)
4:00pm – 4:30pm Airborne Jugglers (Free w/ Admission)
5:00pm – 5:30pm Flying Wallendas (Free w/ Admission)
5:30pm – 6:00pm Airborne Jugglers (Free w/ Admission)
6:00pm Festival Closes