Hot Air Balloon Festival
Rise up at our Balloon Festival on Friday, August 3rd & Saturday, August 4th!
Whether a spectator or a rider, you will love the magical wonder of Hot Air Balloons. Rise early with us on Friday and Saturday for the Balloon launch and stay on Saturday for the tethered rides and breakfast before the parade. Return Saturday evening for the Balloon Glow just before the fireworks. You won’t want to miss the spectacular glow of the beautiful balloons!
Lift Off & Flight Rides: You don’t want to miss lift off of 8 balloons on Friday, August 3rd and 6 balloons on Saturday, August 4th at approximately 6:30 a.m. from the fields behind Mountain Ridge Jr. High School at 5525 W 10400 North. Free to view.
A limited number of flight rides will be available to purchase for $50/person. Two passengers, 54” tall & 18 y/o or older can ride per balloon. The rides will last 30-90 minutes depending on weather. Passengers must check in by 6:00a.m. on scheduled day. Rides can be reserved online beginning July 16th at 8 a.m SOLD OUT. Rides are limited and subject to cancellation due to weather. A 50% refund will be made if cancelled due to weather.
Tethered Rides: A limited number of tethered rides will be available to purchase for $5/person on only Saturday, August 4th from 7 a.m. – 10 a.m. Six passengers, 54” tall can ride per balloon. The rides last approximately 6 minutes. Passengers must check in 15 minutes prior to their scheduled ride time. Rides can be reserved online beginning July 16th at 8 a.m HERE. DO NOT REGISTER FROM A MOBILE DEVICE. Rides are limited and subject to cancellation due to weather. No refund will be made if cancelled due to weather. If you were not able to secure a ride online a line will be formed for the chance of a walk-on ride. Walk on rides are not guaranteed and will be taken on a first come-first served basis. Walk on rides are $5 and must be paid in cash onsite. Rides will take place in the fields behind Mountain Ridge Jr. High School at 5525 W 10400 North.
Register for Flight & Tethered Rides HERE beginning July 14th at 8 a.m. DO NOT REGISTER FROM A MOBILE DEVICE.
Balloon Glow: Join us after our headliner band, Many Miles, for a half hour of true beauty. If you haven’t seen the glow of a hot air balloon light up the darkness, you’re in for something spectacular! Free to view the fields behind Mountain Ridge Jr. High School at 5525 W 10400 North, 9:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Bank of American Fork