2022 Schedule of Events

Friday Night: Sept. 16, 2022


  • 7:00 AM — Media Flight – 5-10 Hot Air Balloons with local media to promote the event.
  • 3:00 PM — Gate Opens – Stage begins, hayrides, bounce houses, kids tent, food, and drinks, tethered rides “WEATHER DEPENDENT
  • 5:30 PM — Mass Ascension Balloon Launch – Hot Air Balloons launch and fly away from the event field.
  • 8:00 PM — Balloon Glow – Hot Air Balloons Return to the launch field and set up in the dark to “glow”

Saturday: Sept. 17, 2022


  • 7:00 AM — Mass Ascension Balloon Launch
  • 12:00 PM Gate Opens – Stage begins, hayrides, bounce houses, kids tent, food, and drinks, tethered rides “WEATHER DEPENDENT
  • 5:30 PM — Mass Ascension Balloon Launch – Hot Air Balloons launch and fly away from the event field
  • 8:00 PM — Balloon Glow – Hot Air Balloons return to the launch field and set up in the dark to “glow”
  • 9:00 PM — Fireworks

Sunday: Sept. 18, 2022


  • 7:00 AM — Mass Ascension Balloon Launch
  • 12:00 PM Gate Opens- Stage begins, hayrides, bounce houses, kids tent, food, and drinks, tethered rides “WEATHER DEPENDENT
  • 5:30 PM — Mass Ascension Balloon Launch – Hot Air Balloons launch and fly away from the event field
  • 7:00 PM — Event Closes

Two Ways To Experience

From The Air | From the Ground

Fly on a Balloon

Book a ticket for a ride on one of the festival balloons and lift off with the dozens of balloons that will dot the Lancaster County horizon. Morning and evening flights available Friday-Sunday.

Fun on the Ground

Not flying in a balloon? No problem! With a general admission ticket you can watch the majestic scene of mass balloon launch and balloon glows while enjoying lots of food and entertainment.

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