VIP Experience/Parking






2017 VIP Experience/Parking

The BEST SEATS ON ART HILL can be found in our VIP Experience Tent. Attendees can look forward to premier views, parking passes (for specific packages), private bathrooms, Bar B Que and more! Treat your best pal, your entire family or a big group of friends to VIP treatment at the spectacular 45th annual Great Forest Park Balloon Race!

Ticket options include:

  • VIP Adult (21+)
  • VIP Adult Minor (ages 16-21)
  • VIP Child (ages 5-15 — must be accompanied by VIP Adult)
  • Friends Package (4 Adults + 1 Parking Pass)
  • Family Package (2 Adults + 2 Children + 1 Parking Pass)
  • Reserved Table for 10 + 2 Parking Passes

All VIP Experience tickets include:

  • Large private tent with front row views of the balloon launch and access to festival activities
  • Private Bathrooms!
  • The Butler’s Pantry famous Chuck Wagon Bar B Que with all the fixin’s
  • Ice cream and cookies
  • Free soft drinks
  • 3 beer or wine drink tickets and a cash bar for guests aged 21+
  • Roaming children’s entertainment
  • 10% off official Great Forest Park Balloon Race merchandise
  • VIP Parking Passes only available with specific package options.

September 14-15, 2018

Celebrating our 46th Year

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

2017 Event Photos