Visiting the Balloon Festival

Admission Prices

General Admission:


Online ticketing is closed.  Tickets are available at the gate.

Children 10 and Under:


*ADMISSION FEES include general admission to the festival and many scheduled events.  Visitors with paid admission may leave the festival and return the same day. Please make sure on the day you attend the event, you bring a photo ID to pick up your tickets at the Will Call line. If you do not have a photo ID, you will not be able to claim your tickets.

Festival Hours

Friday, July 20, 2018 4pm - 10pm

Saturday, July 21, 2018 11am - 10pm

Sunday, July 22, 2018 11am - 6pm

Tethered Balloon Ride Hours

Friday, July 20, 2018 7pm - 9pm

Saturday, July 21, 2018 6am - 8am and 7pm - 9pm

Sunday, July 22, 2018 6am - 8am and 7pm - 9pm

Tethered balloon flights are $20 per person.  Tickets can be purchased directly at the balloon field prior to the flight. All flights subject to wind and weather restrictions determined by the professional balloonists immediately prior to ascension. Balloons ascend only in the morning (between 6 – 8am) and in the evening (between 7-9pm) weather permitting.  Balloons DO NOT ascend all day.

Getting Here