BB&T Great BalloonFest℠

Thursday, April 23, 2020
8:30 PM: BB&T Great Balloon Glimmer Begins

Friday, April 24, 2020
7:00 AM: BB&T Great Balloon Rush-Hour Race Launch
9:00 PM: BB&T Great Balloon Glow Begins

Saturday, April 25, 2020
7:00 AM: BB&T Great Balloon Race Launch

Recognized by Louisville Magazine as Louisville’s “Best Event,” the 49th annual Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Race will come together with the 29th 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.

BB&T Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Glimmer

April 23,2020 | 8:30 pm | Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville

BB&T Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Rush-Hour Race

April 24, 2020 | 7:00 am Launch | Bowman Field

BB&T Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Glow

April 24, 2020| Gates open at 6:00 pm | Kentucky Exposition Center

$10 KEC parking fee

BB&T Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Race

April 25, 2020 | 7:00 am Launch | Bowman Field

 

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