Aiken Hot Air Balloon Festival

Location

Western Carolina State Fair Foundation
561 May Royal Drive
Aiken SC, 29801

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Aiken Hot Air Balloon Festival

The Aiken Balloon Festival coming April 30th-May 1st 2022 to the Western Carolina Fairgrounds in Aiken! Tickets:https://www.freshtix.com/events/aikenballoonfest

Get the whole family out for a great family fun time! See incredible Hot Air Balloons, check that bucket list and get a ride on an actual Hot Air Balloon!

We will have a Kids Zone, with Games and Rides including trains, bounce house's, rock walls and much more!

DJ & Live Music for your entertainment from a variety of Artists.

Lots & Lots of Craft & Retail Vendor Booths with tons of cool and interesting stuff for sale! Food Vendors with bunches of fantastic Festival Style food to choose from!

Bucket List!! Tethered Hot air Balloon rides will be available for purchase during the event for $25 per person. While supplies last and weather dependent. Announcements on rides will be made at the event.

For the Grand Finale after 8pm we will have the fantastic Hot Air Balloon Glow & Laser show where we will light up all the balloons in unison with crowd participatory "Count Downs"! This show incorporates Music and visually stunning coordinated burns by the Hot Air Balloons & Lasers.. creating a Glow!

Bring your blankets, chairs and umbrellas and set up your own "perfect" viewing spot!

FAQ:

Tickets are limited. Purchase as soon as possible before we sellout.

Volunteers needed to work with the balloon pilots to set up.

Parking is $5 and onsite. Watch for Parking signs. VIP Parking and Handicapped Parking available.

No Coolers allowed.

Balloon inflation will take place as soon a winds are low enough to be safe. Listen for announcements during the event.

See additional FAQ's on ticket page.

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