Central Iowa’s largest hot air ballooning event for over 40 years! Watch in awe as 100 spectacular hot air balloons (including Special Shapes) grace the skies during this cherished nine-day event. Great family fun, incredible value, something for everyone:
• Wacky classic parade
• Nite Glow Extravaganza
• Fantastic fireworks display
• Great bands every evening
• Fabulous food vendors
• Kids Land activities
• Balloon Challenge 5k Cross Country Run
• Iowa Wine Night
Morning Admission and Children under 5 are FREE.
Spectator Parking and Morning gates open at 5:00 a.m.
Spectator Parking and Evening gates open at 4:00 p.m.