BB&T Great BalloonFest℠contact anna miller for hot air balloon entries
Thursday, April 25, 2019
8:30 PM: BB&T Great Balloon Glimmer Begins
Friday, April 26, 2019
7:00 AM: BB&T Great Balloon Rush-Hour Race Launch
9:00 PM: BB&T Great Balloon Glow Begins
Saturday, April 27, 2019
7:00 AM: BB&T Great Balloon Race Launch
Recognized by Louisville Magazine as Louisville’s “Best Event,” the 48th annual Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Race will come together with the 28th annual Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Glow and other events to create the Kentucky Derby Festival Great BalloonFest.
Taking place the weekend before the Kentucky Derby, these four events attract tens of thousands of spectators to the Kentucky Exposition Center and other locations throughout Greater Louisville.
April 25, 2019 | 8:30 pm | Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville
April 26, 2019 | 7:00 am Launch | Bowman Field
April 26, 2019 | Gates open at 6:00 pm | Kentucky Exposition Center
$10 KEC parking fee
April 27, 2019 | 7:00 am Launch | Bowman Field