Schedule (All events are free)


Friday, September 16, 2016

Balloon Glow – Central Fields (The Race Launch Site)

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. — The Annual Great Forest Park Balloon Race “Gaslight Glow”

9:15 p.m. — PNC Bank Fireworks Finale

 

Additionally, there is an optional VIP Fundraising Benefit for the Missouri Humane Society on Central Field — 5:30 p.m. *To purchase tickets for this optional VIP benefit please click here   2012_Balloon_Glow042small

Saturday, September 17, 2016

GREAT FOREST PARK BALLOON RACE – CENTRAL FIELDS

NOON Festivities Begin!
– PURINA Children’s Entertainment Area opens
– Maryville University Main Stage opens with Griffin and the Gargoyles
– Barefoot Wine Picnic Area opens
2:00 pm Photo Contest – Sponsored by Wehrenberg Theatres and St. Louis Post Dispatch
3:00 pm Miller Lite Skydivers
3:30 pm Opening Ceremonies
4:30 pm “Hare” Balloon Launches – PNC Bank’s Orange Blossom
4:45 pm “Hound” Balloons Launch
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September 16-17, 2016

Celebrating our 44th Year

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