Spend Your Summer Chasing Balloons: Top 10 Across America!

Everyone loves to watch hot air balloons glide across the sky and this summer there are plenty of opportunities to look to the skies in some of your favorite cities host the colorful spectacles. Here are BBonline's pick of the top 10 Hot Air Balloon festivals across America!


Crossroads Balloon Rally

Lamesa, TX
April 26th-28th

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Forrest Park
814 S. Houston
Lamesa, TX 79331

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Winnemucca Ballons Hot Air Balloon Festival

Winnemucca, NV
April 27th-28th

A day trip away from your favorite Reno, Nevada bed and breakfast is the Winnemucca Balloons Hot Air Balloon Festival held in Winnemucca, Nevada on April 27th and the 28th.The festival begins at 7am and hot air balloon rides are only $5 per person!

Winnemucca Sports Complex
1600 Barker St.
Winnemucca, NV 89445


The Great Lake County Balloon Adventure

Lower Lake, CA
May 4th-5th

Lower Lake, California bed and breakfast guests on May 4th and 5th will have an opportunity to see balloon filled skies at The Great Lake County Balloon Adventure!

Hidden Lake Community
Hwy 29
Lower Lake, CA 95457


Letchworth Red, White and Blue Balloon Rally

Castile, NY
May 24th-27th

A short distance from your Buffalo New York bed and breakfast is the 12th Annual Red, White and Blue Balloon Rally in the town of Castile. The balloon rally will be held on May 24th through the 27th and will include great food, music, rides and of course...hot air balloons!

Photo from: Balloons Over Letchworth
1 Letchworth State Park
Castile, NY 14427


Kissimmee International Festival of Festivals

Kissimmee, FL
May 31st- June 1st

Your Kissimmee Florida bed and breakfast is just a short distance away from the Kissimmee International Festival of Festivals Hot Air Balloon Festival to be held from May 31st to June 1st! The festival will start at Formosa Gardens at 7am.

Formosa Gardens
7836 West Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy
Kissimmee, FL 34747


Springville Balloon Fest

Springville, UT
June 7th-8th

If you are planning a visit to your favorite Provo Utah bed and breakfast on June 7th and 8th, you should plan to visit the Springville Balloon Fest in Springville. The festival gets underway at 6:30am, admission is FREE and there will be colorful balls tossed from the balloons that can be exchanged for prizes, balloon rides, great food and more!

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Springville Junior High School Soccer Field
165 South 800 East
Springville, UT 84663


Chester County Balloon Festival

Coatesville, PA 19320
June 14th-15th

Visiting your Coatesville Pennsylvania bed and breakfast on June 14th and 15th will get you closer to the Chester County Balloon Festival! Balloons will take to the sky at 7am. Admission is $10 per car.

Plantation Field
1600 W. Doe Run Rd.
Coatesville, PA 19320


Jackson Hot Air Jubilee

Jackson, MS
July 19th-21st

The Jackson Hot Air Jubilee begins on Friday, July 19 at 4 pm in Ella Sharp Park and runs through the weekend. Plan to stay at your favorite Jackson, Mississippi bed and breakfast and be part of the weekend long Jackson Hot Air Jubilee!

Ella Sharp Park
2800 4th St.
Jackson, MS 49202


Up, Up & Away

Tupelo, MS
September 13th-14th

You will not want to miss the Up, Up & Away Balloon Festival in Tupelo, Mississippi on September 13th and 14th! The festival takes place at Ballard Park and will include balloon rides, games, live music, rock wall climbing and more! Gates open at 5pm!

Ballard Park
W Main St.
Tupelo, MS 38801


Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Albuquerque, NM 87113
October 5th-13th

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If you are planning to spend the week of October 5th through the 13th at an Albuquerque, New Mexico bed and breakfast, you should plan to stop by the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta!Even though it is in the fall season, a balloon festival list of the best festivals in the U.S. would not be complete without adding Albuquerque. During the week of October, the desert sky is filled with brightly colored balloons. The event gets started at 5:45am at the Route 66 Casino. There will be morning and evening patrols, music, a car show, chainsaw carvings, great food and more!

Balloon Fiesta Park
4401 Alameda N.E.
Albuquerque, NM 87113