Entry Fee is $5.00/Person/Day for anyone over 42″ in height; children 42″ and under are free

  • Payment at the Entry Gate at Milky Way Park

  • Cash only


Parking on the festival grounds is Free

  • Businesses near the festival grounds may offer parking for a FEE.



  • Wristbands give unlimited rides/access to all inflatables, inflatable interactive activities, and all Extreme Rides (Rock Wall, Euro Bungy, and Zip Line).

  • Friday from 4 PM – 8 PM

  • Saturday/Sunday from 12 Noon – 8 PM

  • Wristbands are only sold at the Balloon Fest Fairgrounds and are good only on the day purchased.

  • No replacements or refunds for wristbands.



  • Tethered rides are scheduled for Friday Night, Saturday Morning & Night, Sunday Morning & Night.

  • Tethered Balloon Rides are subject to weather and wind conditions.  Winds must be less than 8mph.

  • Balloons do not operate during the middle of the day for safety reasons.

  • Lines form near the balloon field and are first come, first served.

  • Rides can end on a moment’s notice, at Pilot’s discretion.



  • Helicopter rides last approximately 5 minutes.