Frederick in Flight - Hot Air Balloon Festival

When: June 21, 22 & 23, 2019

Where:  Centennial Park
630 8th St.
Frederick, CO 80530

When: 
Morning balloon lift-off is at sunrise (around 6 a.m.)each day and Glow Party on Saturday night at 5 pm

Contact: AWilson@FrederickCO.gov 


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Sponsor 


Get a higher level of recognition by sponsoring Frederick in Flight! There are many benefits of sponsoring, including your business name featured on a sponsor banner, event promotional materials and of course a hot air balloon flight for two! 

Send in your sponsor application today!
Questions? Contact 
Angela Wilson 



Volunteers 


This event requires a lot of work to get it off the ground! Sign up to volunteer and be on the hot air balloon lift off and chase crew or help with the Glow Party.

For more details, contact our Events Coordinator



2019 Event Details


Join the Town of Frederick as we celebrate the many forms of flight in June with a hot air balloon lift, glow party, and tons of fun for the whole family! The balloons lift at daybreak, weather permitting. Balloons lift off between 5:30 a.m. - 6 a.m. under ideal weather conditions. Make-up flights will only be available during the event as available.

The Glow Party will take place on Saturday evening from 5-9 p.m. at Centennial Park and will feature live music, food vendors, beer garden, kids activities and hot air balloons candle sticking and glowing (weather permitting). 

This event requires a lot of work to get it off the ground - consider volunteering to help make it run more smoothly! 
 

Friday

5 a.m. - Breakfast vendors: Teal Taco, Snowball Shack and ShortD's
5 a.m. -  Pilots, Volunteers, and sponsored riders arrive at Centennial Park
5:30 a.m. - Pilot and Rider briefing
5:55 a.m. - Skydivers and National Anthem
6 a.m. - Balloon lift at daybreak at Centennial Park. 
 

Saturday

5 a.m. - Breakfast vendors: The Waffle Lab, Teal Taco and ShortD's
5 a.m. -  Pilots, Volunteers, and sponsored riders arrive at Centennial Park
5:30 a.m. - Pilot and Rider briefing
5:55 a.m. - Skydivers and National Anthem
6 a.m. - Balloon lift at daybreak at Centennial Park. 
 Balloons lift off between 5:30 am - 6 a.m. under ideal weather conditions.
7 a.m. - RE/MAX Momentum FREE tethered balloon rides
7 a.m. - FREE Kids Variety Show featuring Magic, Juggling, and balloon twisting by Ann Lincoln

5 p.m. - 9 p.m. - Glow Party at Centennial Park featuring
  • FREE kids activities and bounce houses
  • Beer Garden featuring Wild Cider, Mountain Cowboy Brewing Company and more Colorado favorites!
  • Food Trucks: Wheels on Fire, The Waffle Lab, Original by Greeks, Georgia Boys BBQ, Margarita Mexican, Happy cones, Dole Whip and I Scream Colorado
  • Live music on the big stage with "Boogie Machine"! Dust off your bell bottoms and get down to some funky disco tunes!

Sunday

5 a.m. - Margarita Mexican, Snowball Shack and ShortD's
5 a.m. -  Pilots, Volunteers, and sponsored riders arrive at Centennial Park
5:30 a.m. - Pilot and Rider briefing
5:55 a.m. - Skydivers and National Anthem
6 a.m. - Balloon lift at daybreak at Centennial Park. 
Balloons lift off between 5:30 a.m. - 6 a.m. under ideal weather conditions.


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