Frequently Asked Questions

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No. The event is an evening glow, meaning all the balloons remain on the ground during the event allowing guests to get up close and personal with these gentle giants. Each hot air balloons serves as a trick-or-treat station for the kids!

The balloons begin to inflate at sunset and glow as long as their fuel allows. This means balloons are usually up from about 5:45pm to approximately 8:45 to 9:15pm, conditional on weather.

Yes, general admission tickets are available for purchase at each entrance gate.

No, unfortunately the tethered rides are sold on-site only and are given on a first come, first serve basis.

General admission includes admission into the event, live music, a FREE Kids Zone with bounce houses & inflatable games, access to and trick-or-treating at balloons, admission to the family-friendly Haunted Trail, and the fireworks finale.

Activities with additional cost are tethered balloon rides, food and beverage, and retail items available for purchase from vendors.

Parking is FREE!!  But it is first come, first served. (shuttle info)

Definitely! We have handicapped parking and the event is held on compact grass fields. In fact, one of our balloon pilots is Michael Glen, the world’s first paraplegic hot air balloon pilot. He operates his balloon from a specially designed seated basket. Handicapped parking is first come, first served.

Unfortunately only service animals are allowed into the festival.