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Flag City BalloonFest
August 12 @ 7:30 am - 11:59 pm
Flag City BalloonFest will take place at Emory Adams Park August 11-13.
6 a.m., Yoga “Sunrise & Salutations” near 6th St. & Castle Park
7 a.m., Balloon Media Flight (Fly Into Emory Adams Park, competition task)
9 a.m. – 9 p.m., Helicopter Rides available $50,no registration required
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Car & Motorcycle Show Registration begins at 9a.m., cost is $15
10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Kids Fair Open
Inflatables, carnival games, and more. Ticket sales close at 7:30 p.m.
10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., Let Your Dreams Take Flight Craft Show
10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Jungle Island Petting Zoo and Pony Rides open
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Findlay Brewing Company & False Chord Brewery Craft Beer Tasting
11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Nonprofit Showcase Event Tent Open
11 a.m. – 11 p.m., Food Vendors Open
1 p.m., Hancock County Sheriff Department K-9 Demonstration
4 – 5 p.m., Balloon Pilot Autograph Session
5 p.m. – Midnight, Entertainment District & Beer Tent Open
6 p.m., Welcome Ceremony & Scholarship Presentation
6 – 9 p.m., Tethered Balloon Rides $20, no reservations required
6:30 p.m., Balloon Flight (Fly out of Emory Adams Park)
7:30 – 9 p.m., Live Music: Jess Kellie Adams
9 p.m., Hot Air Balloon Illumination
10 p.m. – Midnight, Live Music: Josh Melton
Interested vendors can find the applications here.
All times are approximate and subject to change
Balloon Flights are weather dependent. Please keep in mind that the weather on the ground is not indicative of the weather in the air and unfortunately flights must be cancelled for the safety of the pilots and riders. Please visit Flag City BalloonFest’s facebook page for the most up-to-date information