Great Midwest Balloon Fest

Festival Schedule

Friday, October 23

4:00pm - Festival GATES OPEN
4:00pm - 6:30pm Hay Rides and Train Rides
4:00pm - 10:00pm Kidz Zone Open - includes Performing Arts Tent, Arts & Crafts Tent, Activity Tent, Bouncy Houses
4:00pm - 10:00pm Beer Garden Stage - includes live bands and street performers
4:30pm - 5:30pm Halloween Costume Contest Semi-Finals - Kidz Zone Area
4:30pm - 8:30pm Tethered Balloon Rides
5:00pm - Giant Kites Flying - Balloon Field
5:00pm - Pie Eating Contest
5:45pm - Halloween Costume Contest Finals
5:45pm - Special Shape Balloons Inflate
6:00pm - Standard Balloons Inflate
6:30pm - 8:15pm Balloon Glow / Kids Trick or Treat Pilots
8:15pm - Fire Performers
10:00pm - Festival Closes

Saturday, October 24

2:00pm - Festival GATES OPEN
2:00pm - 4:45pm Giant Kite Exhibition
2:00pm - 6:30pm Hay Rides and Train Rides
2:00pm - 10:00pm Kidz Zone Open - includes Performing Arts Tent, Arts & Crafts Tent, Activity Tent, Bouncy Houses
2:00pm - 10:00pm Beer Garden Stage - includes live bands and street performers
3:30pm - 4:30pm Halloween Costume Contest Semi-Finals - Kidz Zone Area
4:30pm - 8:30pm Tethered Balloon Rides
5:00pm - Pie Eating Contest
5:00pm - Halloween Costume Contest Finals
5:30pm - Special Shapes Balloons - inflate and glow
5:45pm - 6:30pm 5k Race with Balloons
6:00pm - Standard Balloons Inflate
6:30pm - 8:15pm Balloon Glow / Kids Trick or Treat Pilots
8:15pm - Fire Performers
10:00pm - Festival Closes


Festival Features