The Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce will host the 24th Annual Arkansas Hot Air Balloon State Championship on September 6th, 7th, & 8th 2019 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 at the Boone County Regional Airport! There will be a FREE concert, Beer Gardens, balloons tethered to the ground for the exciting Balloon Glow, and Vendors. The event will continue on Saturday morning, with more Balloon Race Competitions. The evening events will continue at the Anstaff Soccer Complex, where 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 at the Anstaff Soccer Complex 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.

For more information call the number below or send us an email.



Kayla Tougaw

Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce

621 East Rush Avenue

Harrison, AR 72601