Balloon Fest

June 7th & June 8th

6:30 am – 9 am

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Come early for this Art City Days tradition and watch the colorful hot air balloons launch from the grass field at the south playground of Cherry Creek Elementary, 484 South 200 East. Free donuts! Free face painting! Free T-shirts! Sign up for a free ride in a tethered hot air balloon! Catch candy and prizes from the balloons as they take off! Bring a camera to take advantage of some great photo opportunities! Spectators are encouraged to bring blankets and breakfast to sit and eat while watching the balloons fill up and lift off.

Cherry Creek Elementary
500 South 200 East

2019 Balloon Fest has twelve balloons scheduled, which will include 3 tethered balloons for free rides! Balloon Fest also features the Orville Anderson Cup Competition where balloon pilots compete to show off their skills.

Volunteers Needed! If you’d like to be involved with Balloon Fest and help on the field or with a balloon crew, please sign up below. If you have additional questions, please email

Win a Free Balloon Ride

Open to all to win a hot air balloon ride for two! Experience the magic of a Hot-Air Balloon Flight and let the world drift away.

Winners will be selected based on a Random Drawing from the list of qualified entries. Contest closes Thursday May 31st at 5 pm. Competition prize refers to a pair of vouchers which have no cash value, are non-refundable. Voucher is valid for June 7 or 8, 2019 during Art City Days Balloon fest Weather permitting. Passengers must be aged 18 or over and at least 4’6” in height. Passengers who are pregnant, overweight (250) or who have recently undergone major surgery are unable to fly. Art City Balloon Fest reserves the right to withdraw these offers or amend these conditions at any time.

Sponsored by W.W. Clyde Companies

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A special thanks to the WW Clyde Companies for their sponsorship of this free event.

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