2017 Balloon Festival Schedule of Events!

Friday, September 8th    Boone County Regional Airport

 

5:15 PM      Pilot Briefing - Boone County Regional Airport

6:00 PM      The Hare and the Hound Race - Boone County Regional Airport

6:00 PM     Food Vendors/Beer and Wine Garden/ Great Entertainment to be announced closer to time, at the Boone County Regional Airport

As the "Hare" balloon takes off, see how fast the "Hound" balloons can inflate for the chase. The closest to the target wins! Bring your lawn chairs & camera to witness this great event!

Saturday, September 9th           

 

7:00 AM       Key Grab - Pole Located Across from the First Baptist Church (old driving range)

Balloonists compete for prizes by flying from various locations and try to grab a ring off the top of a pole.

7:30             5K Hero Run "Run, Walk or Fly" Boone County Regional Airport

8:30             Kids Fun Run 1K Boone County Regional Airport

9:00             Awards Ceremony for CASA running Events

10:00           Safety Seminar for Pilots at the Boone County Regional Airport

11:00           Food Vendors and a Fly-In hosted by the Boone County Regional Airport 

Free Activities for the Kids at the Boone County Regional Airport

Tandem Parachute Jumps Available through Rotary for 500$ a person. Only 30 slots available

1:00 PM        Safety Seminar for Pilots at the Boone County Regional Airport       

6:30 PM       Tethered Rides & Balloon Glow - Anstaff Bank Soccer Complex

Tethered Rides. Limited Number of Rides Available

CASA Kids Fest - Inflatables, Pony Rides, Face Painting, Music, Food and Fun for the Kids and your family

 

Sunday, September 10th              

 

7:00 AM      Key Grab - Pole Located Across from the First Baptist Church (old driving range)

Balloonists compete for prizes by flying from various locations and try to grab a ring off the top of a pole.

 The First to Grab the Key Wins 20,000 Dollars!!!

All Balloon Events are subject to weather conditions. Click Here to get the latest weather.

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