The Flag City BalloonFest is a free community event that is one of the signature events in Hancock County. This event is sponsored by local businesses that understand the value and pride of investing in their community and the rewards our community receives in return. Highlights of the festival include great food, fireworks, a kids area, the balloon launch and glow.
7 a.m. Hot Air Balloon Media Flight. See the balloons!
Noon – 9 p.m. Radio Controlled Airplane display
5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Pony Rides available and Kids Fair open, including inflatables, carnival type games, and other activities. Ticket sales end at 8:30 p.m.
4 p.m. Food Vendors open
4 p.m. – 9 p.m. Knocker Ball
5 p.m. Beer Garden Opens
5 p.m. Dark Helicopter Rides
5:30 p.m. Opening ceremonies with Miss Ohio singing the National Anthem
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Tethered Balloon Rides for $20.00, no reservation required
6:30 p.m. Hot Air Balloon Flight – mass launch from Emory Adams. See the balloons!
6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Miss Ohio Signs Autographs
9 p.m. Hot Air Balloon Illumination
10 p.m. Fireworks sponsored by Meijer
All events are weather dependent, see their facebook page for updates. See the events taking place on Saturday, as well as Sunday’s schedule. Limited balloon rides are still available, see more information here!