Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

Friday, May 3, 2019 from 2:00pm to 10:00pm


The Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival is approaching its 15th year of flying! We are excited you are interested in coming to this year’s event that will feature more than 40 balloons from across the country!

Come enjoy performances by the World-Famous Disc Connected Canines, musical entertainment, children’s activities and more amid retail, arts & crafts and food booths. Musical headliners follow balloon flights, glows and tethered rides (weather permitting) Friday and Saturday nights.

Schedule of Events:

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Carnival open to public

2:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Food vendors, arts and craft vendors, retail vendors open

2:30 pm, 4:30 pm, 7:00 pm: Disconnected K9 Dog Show

5:00 pm - Dusk: Interactive Hot Air Balloon Display

5:00 pm: Opening Ceremonies followed by Miles Flat Band

7:30 pm: Tethered Rides, Balloon Glow and Mass Ascension begin (weather and wind permitting)

8:00 - 10:00 pm: Doctor Zarr’s Amazing Funk Monster