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Online VIP ticket sales are closed. A limited number of tickets will be available at the event.

Schnucks Race Day VIP Adult Single COMP


The BEST seats in the house at the 49th annual Great Forest Park Balloon Race presented by PNC Bank!

See below for a full list of items included with your package AND for our 2021 Race Day VIP menu provided in partnership with Butler’s Pantry.

This package includes 1 VIP ticket. It DOES NOT include a parking pass. Additional tickets (for adults or children or packages that include parking) can be purchased separately. Children under 5 are free – please select and print the “Child under 5” ticket for admission.



Join us as a VIP for an experience unlike any other. Guests will enjoy the best seats in the house for Race Day along with the following amenities:

  • Individually packaged picnic items and access to a serviced burgers and brats buffet.
  • Large format covered tent and outdoor patio with premier views of the skydivers and the 49th annual Race… lead of course by the PNC Bank “Hare” balloon.
  • Private restrooms
  • Unlimited soft drinks
  • Access to a cash bar available featuring a variety of Blue Moon beers, champagne & premium spirits provided by Southern Glazers
  • Roaming children’s entertainment
  • 10% off balloon race merchandise
  • NEW in 2021: Show your Schnucks Rewards App when you check-in at the event and receive $10 in Schnucks Rewards! DOWNLOAD THE APP HERE

**If your purchase includes parking passes a hard copy will be mailed to the ticket purchaser via USPS within 10 days of the event. Passes will be colored hang tags for your rear view mirror for ease of entry to Forest Park. These hang tags are required for entry to the private VIP entrance to Forest Park. Specific directions for private entry to the park will be included with the parking pass.

***Your ticket(s) will be sent to you via email to the ticket purchaser as a PDF file for printing. Please print and bring your tickets to the tent for entry.



Each person (child or adult) with a ticket (or who is attending as part of a table of 10) will receive an induvial box containing the following items:

  • Sliced watermelon & grapes
  • Bagged chips
  • Creamy cole slaw
  • Chocolate chip cookie

All VIPS in attendance also will have access to a serviced buffet containing the following options:

  • Caesar salad wraps
  • Grilled burgers and cheeseburgers
  • Grilled hot dogs
  • Grilled bratwurst

Self-serve ice-cream novelties and assorted dry snacks will also be available

Meal Preference

Meat, Veggie

Event Details

Date: September 18, 2021

Venue: Forest Park

Directions: For directions see the website: