ANNUAL SNOWMASS BALLOON FESTIVAL TAKES FLIGHT SEPTEMBER 6, 7 & 8 2019 IN SNOWMASS VILLAGE
3-Day Weekend Features Balloon Races and Competitions, Balloon Night Glow, Kids’ Events.
A Tradition in Snowmass for 40+ years
Snowmass will become a hot air balloon Mecca with the highest altitude hot air balloon event in the country for the Annual Snowmass Balloon Festival where balloons ascend upon the Snowmass mountain sky accentuating the beauty of an autumn weekend.
A true celebration of flight, the Annual Snowmass Balloon Festival will once again showcase nearly 40 hot air balloons and their dedicated pilots during this exciting weekend event, taking place at the Snowmass Softball Field and Base Village. Set against a backdrop of spectacular fall colors, the Snowmass Balloon Festival is one of the highest hot air balloon festivals in the country. Families, kids and people of all ages will delight in watching these wondrous balloons take to the sky.
ALL BALLOON EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Over three days, 30 pilots compete in challenges and races, as spectators take in the stunning sight and capture spectacular photos. Special activities and events round out the weekend, including Cidermass and Septemberfest. All Snowmass Balloon Festival events are free and open to all ages. All daytime events take place at Snowmass Town Park, with free parking in the Town Park Station lot.
*All balloon events are subject to change and weather dependent. In case of inclement weather, please call the Balloon Festival Information and Weather Hotline at 970-922-2233, available Friday morning through Sunday morning.
For more information on the Snowmass Balloon Festival and Snowmass Summer events and activities, visit www.gosnowmass.com. Snowmass lodging partners offer lodging specials starting as low as $79 a night and range from economy based hotel rooms to luxury hotel brands, as well as multiple-bedroom condo options. Call 1800SNOWMASS (1-800-766-9627) or click here to book lodging.
About Snowmass, Colorado – A vibrant summer playground and renowned winter destination, Snowmass offers a wide variety of outdoor activities, nearly 30 restaurants, 95 percent on-slope lodging, and great shopping, as well as exciting special events and music – all year round. Summertime, Snowmass features more than 90 miles of hiking and biking trails; gold medal fly-fishing; Class V whitewater rafting and kayaking, and a full lineup of weekly events. Consistently ranking as one of the best ski areas in the world, the area boasts the second longest vertical drop in the United States, with 3,332 skiable acres. Located six miles from Aspen’s airport and with 300 days of sunshine per year, Snowmass is an ideal summer and winter destination.