The Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce will host the 23rd Annual Arkansas Hot Air Balloon State Championship on September 7th, 8th and 9th, 2018 in the magnificent Ozark Mountains.  

This unique outdoor event that began in 1995 is held in beautiful downtown Harrison, Arkansas. The Festival will kick off on Friday evening with The Hare and the Hound Balloon Race. The event will continue on Saturday morning with more Balloon Race Competitions. The evening events will continue with balloons tethered to the ground for the exciting balloon glow. Tethered rides will be offered to the public. In conjunction with the tethered rides, there will be a CASA Kids Fest, with inflatables, pony rides, music, face painting, food and fun for the family. The event will continue through Sunday with several Balloon Race Competitions for all to enjoy. Come experience the "Hot Air Balloon Adventure" with us!

Bring your kids, your cameras, and your lawnchairs for some great family fun!

Keep up with Hot Air Ballooning events and activities in the US! CLICK HERE to visit the Balloon Federation of America's website.

All Balloon Events are subject to weather conditions. Please CLICK HERE for the latest weather update.

We will have to cancel these events if there are high wind gusts or rain due to safety precautions. These decisions are made within 15 to 20 minutes prior to the event.


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