The Flag City BalloonFest will host its twentieth hot air balloon festival Aug. 9 – 11 at Emory Adams Park in Findlay.
Spectators can look forward to a number of new events and enjoy returning favorites such as the car show, kids’ fair, craft show and fireworks.
The Flag City BalloonFest is proud to announce several of its new features:
.Glow Encounter – Enjoy an up-close experience during the famous balloon glow Friday, Aug. 9 or Saturday, Aug. 10 with tickets to the Glow Encounter. A Glow Encounter ticket includes one convenient all-day parking pass onsite, four official BalloonFest souvenirs and four passes into the Glow Encounter area which will open one hour before the glow takes place at dusk.
.Flag City Stars Talent Search – The Flag City BalloonFest is presenting its first talent show for Hancock County students in grades K-12 on Saturday, Aug. 10 at 10 a.m. – noon. A panel of local celebrity judges will score each live performance and the winner will be announced at noon. Students may still apply to participate until Thursday, July 25.
.The Tiny Art League – For only $5, spectators can join The Tiny Art League to paint hot air balloon inspired art on tiny canvasses. The booth will be open 4 – 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9 and 2 – 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10. The goal is to paint tiny art to hide around the community for others to find and enjoy.
.Sunrise Yoga – Start Saturday morning with a free sunrise yoga session led by Katy Mercer of The Lavender Hour at 6 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10 right on the flight field at Emory Adams Park. This relaxing session will end with hot air balloons flying over the park.
Visit www.FlagCityBalloonFest.com for the full event schedule and event details.