Schedule (All events are free)

Friday, September 16, 2016

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. — Balloon Glow at Central Field

9:15 p.m. — PNC Bank Fireworks Finale

-A Fundraising Benefit for the Missouri Humane Society — 7:00 p.m.
*To purchase tickets for this benefit please click here


Saturday, September 17, 2016

-Balloon Race at Central Field — 12:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

12:00 p.m. – Festivities Begin! Purina Children’s Entertainment Area Opens
1:00 p.m. – Entertainment Stages Open
2:00 p.m. – Photo Contest Sponsored by Wehrenberg Theaters & St. Louis Post-Dispatch
3:00 p.m. – Miller Lite Skydivers
3:30 p.m. – Opening Ceremonies
4:30 p.m. – “Hare” Balloon Launch
4:45 p.m. – “Hound” Balloon Launch begins


Sunday, September 18, 2016

-Weather Date

Should weather force the cancellation of the race on Saturday, the race will be held on Sunday. Please note that if the Glow is cancelled on Friday, it will not be rescheduled for another day

September 16-17, 2016

Celebrating our 44th Year

The oldest and most well-attended
FREE Hot-Air Balloon Event in the World
View 2015
Official Program