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Flag City BalloonFest

August 10 - August 12

Free

The Flag City BalloonFest is a free community event that is one of the signature events in Hancock County.  Highlights of the festival include great food, fireworks, the Up, Up, and Away 5K, a kids area, the balloon launch and glow.  Hot Air Balloon Rides are available, you must pre-register.

Balloon Flights:
*Weather permitting*
7 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10 (Media Flight from Emory Adams Park)
6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10 (Mass launch from Emory Adams Park)
7 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 (Fly into Emory Adams Park)
6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 (Fly into Emory Adams Park)
7 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 12 (Fly into Emory Adams Park)

Below is a shortened schedule of events, See the full line up of events, times, and ticket information here!

Friday

7 a.m. – Media Flight from Emory Adams Park
4 – 11 p.m. – Food Vendors Open
4 – 8 p.m. – Kids Fair (tickets required, on sale until 7:30 p.m.)
4:30 – 8:30 p.m. – Let your Dreams Take Flight Arts, Crafts, and Amish-made goods Fair
5 – 9 p.m. – Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Character Meet-and-Greet
5 p.m. – Midnight – Beer tent and entertainment district open (6 – 8 p.m., Josh Melton; 10 p.m. – Midnight, Nashville Crush)
6:30 p.m. Balloon Flight (mass launch from Emory Adams Park)
9 p.m. Hot Air Balloon Illumination
9:30 p.m. Fireworks (Will move to Saturday if necessary due to weather)

Saturday

7 a.m. – Balloon Flight (fly into Emory Adams Park)
8 a.m. – Findlay Striders Up, Up and Away 5K (click here to pre-register)
8 a.m. – Midnight – Beer tent and entertainment district open (Noon – 10 a.m., Battle of the Bands)
9 a.m. – Super Hero Fun Run (registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)
10 a.m. – Noon Hot Dog Eating Contest
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – 4th Annual Vintage Base Ball Round Robin Tournament
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Kids Fair (tickets required, on sale until 7:30 p.m.)
10 a.m. – 9 p.m. – Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Character Meet-and-Greet
10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Let your Dreams Take Flight Arts, Crafts, and Amish-made goods Fair
11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Food Vendors Open
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Car & Motorcycle Show
4 – 5 p.m. Balloon Pilot Autograph Session
6:30 p.m. Balloon Flight (fly into Emory Adams Park)
9 p.m. Hot Air Balloon Illumination

Sunday

7 a.m. – Balloon Flight (fly into Emory Adams Park)
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Let your Dreams Take Flight Arts, Crafts, and Amish-made goods Fair
Noon – 5 p.m. – Beer tent and entertainment district open
3 – 5 p.m. – Free Bryan White Concert

Details

Start:
August 10
End:
August 12
Cost:
Free
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Website:
flagcityballoonfest.com

Organizer

Flag City Balloon Fest
Email:
info@flagcityballoonfest.com
Website:
www.flagcityballoonfest.com

Venue

Emory Adams Park
1861 S. Blanchard St.
Findlay,OH45840United States
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