Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta
Colorado Balloon Classic -
Balloon Classic - Iowa - July-August
The New Jersey Festival of Balloning - July
Festival, Glens Falls, NY - September
Wausau Balloon Rally,
Wausau, Wi - July
Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival, Foley,
AL - June
8. Keystone International Balloon Festival - Lancaster, PA - September
Hot Air Balloon Classic - May - Decatur, AL
Balloons Over Bend - Bend
Oregon - June
Hot Air Balloon Races
Annual Great Reno Balloon Race - September - Reno, NV
Great Texas Balloon Race - July -Longview, Texas
Balloon Race - June - Helen, GA
Mississippi River Balloon Race - October - Natchez, MS
Baton Rouge Hot Air Balloon Championship - August - Baton Rouge, LA
Hot Air Balloon Classic - May - Decatur, AL
World Honda Grand Prix Balloon Race Rally
- June - Monroe, WI
Madison RibberFest Balloon
Race - August - Madison, Indiana
9. New Haven Balloon Race - September -
New Haven, Missouri
Senator Lloyd Spencer Memorial Balloon Race -Hope, Arkansas - June
Hot Air Balloon Forums
Hot Air Balloon Review -
Discussion of hot air ballooning issues and trends. Weblog sharing the magic
of hot air balloon flight.
International Aeronauts League - Global online aviation community
dedicated to balloonists and those interested in ballooning. Online
Discussion Boards at balloontrader.com - Bulletin board newsgroups
aimed at pilots, crews, rallies, competition, and general ballooning
ICQ Ballooning List - We will list the ICQ numbers of all
'ballooning people' we know about below, allowing quick contact for anyone
who may visit this page.
Canadian Ballooning Forum - Online forum discussing Canadian hot air
ballooning topics. Includes a section for balloon clubs in Canada.
Solar Balloons : Yahoo! Groups - Solar balloon discussion group for
learning more about solar balloons (hot-air balloons that are heated by the
Yahoo! Clubs hotairballooning chat - Hot air ballooning chat page on
yahoo!. A place for all participants or fans of ballooning to meet and share
Yahoo! Groups : Cloudhoppers - This group is for all information
relating to cloudhoppers, airchairs, duo-chariots and one man ballooning
issues. Online forum for discussing solo balloons. Must join (free) to view
Flights - Balloon Rides in Lake George/Saratoga Springs New York
BalloonFestival.com - Devoted
to three events: the Quickchek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning (Readington),
Tedeschi and Li'l Peach Balloon Festival (Weymouth, Massachusetts),
and the Big Bear Balloon Festival (Grove City, Ohio). Includes slide
shows, event details, ballooning facts, and contact details.
Plano Balloon Festival - Description
and schedule of events, sponsors, photographs, and contact
information. Held in Plano, Texas.
Ballunar Liftoff Festival - Held
at the Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas. Includes schedule of
events, pilot information and application, map, and area details.
Ton's O Fun - Information
about the High Plains Freedom Flight held in McCook, Nebraska plus
photos of gas and hot air balloons.
Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic - Information
about the event including schedule, sign-up, and directions.
National Balloon Classic - Includes
event details, crew opportunities, sponsors, and pilot information.
Held annually in Indianola, Iowa.
Warren County Farmers Fair - Schedule
of events for the balloon festival at the fair located in
Phillipsburg, New Jersey. Includes FAQ, contact information, and
Colorado Springs Balloon Classic - Annual
event held in Colorado Springs. Includes photos, merchandise,
schedule, newsletter, and previous winners.
Lift-Off Balloon Festival - Includes
news, program of events, photographs, and contact information. Held
in Cornwall, Ontario.
New York State Festival of Balloons - Includes
event schedule, pilot information, area details, and photographs
from past events. Annual Labor Day weekend event in Dansville, New
Rocky Mountain Balloon Festival -Annual
event in Denver, Colorado. Includes schedule, volunteer information,
and contact details.
Northwest Connecticut Balloon Festival - Held
annually the last weekend of June at the Goshen Fair Grounds,
Connecticut. Hot air balloon rides, carnival rides, carnival food,
Hillsboro Balloon Fest - Includes
news and FAQs, schedule, and photo gallery. Held in Hillsboro, New
Balloon Events in New England - A
guide to hot air balloon rallies and festivals in and around the
northeastern United States.
Adirondack Balloon Festival - Held
annually in upstate New York; includes event schedule, lodging and
Adam Matthews Cheesecake Balloon Festival - Held
in September, this is Kentucky's largest balloon festival, with 100
balloons. All proceeds benefit local charities.
Great Forest Park Balloon Race -About
the race held in downtown St. Louis, Missouri. Includes schedule,
history, and contest information.
Faribault Hot Air Balloon Rally and Airfest - Event
held every September with balloons, ultra-lights, and other
aircraft. Includes contact details. Faribault, Minnesota.
Wild Rogue Balloon Festival - Three-day
event in Grants Pass, Oregon. Includes schedule, pilot list, and
photographs from past events.
Freedom Flight Balloon Rally - Information
and sign up forms for the Freedom Flight Balloon Rally held in
October in McCook, Nebraska. Includes photos, crew pages, and
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This listing of the
Top Ten Hot Air Balloon Festivals
and races in the United States is constantly being revised as we experience and review new festivals each year. So, if you feel
we are missing
one, please email
us and let us