The Snowmass Balloon Festival fills the sky with one of the highest-altitude balloon events in the country. Over three days, 30 pilots compete in challenges such as a distance race that covers the whole Roaring Fork Valley. Highlights include Saturday Evening Glow on Fanny Hill and free music with light show featuring brightly colored balloons lighting up the night sky. All Balloon Festival events are free.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
7:00am-10:00am – Carter Memorial Colorado Rat Race
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
7:00am-10:00am – The SnowMASS Ascension & X-Marks the Spot
7:30am-10:00am – Kids’ Elevation Station (Free bounce house, face painting & more)
7:45pm-9:00pm – Saturday Evening Glow
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
7:00am-10:00am – The SnowMASS Ascension & Balloon Dance
7:30am-10:00am – Kids’ Elevation Station
*All events are subject to change and weather dependent.
Balloon Festival Information and Weather Hotline: 970.922.2233
So, why should you volunteer for Snowmass Balloon Festival?
Don’t miss the Snowmass Wine Festival the same weekend! New to the wine festival this year, check out The Motoring Classic at Aspen Snowmass, a Mini Concours Event featuring extraordinary, rare classic sports cars from 1965-1995 (3:00pm-5:00pm during the Grand Tasting on Saturday afternoon).
Date: September 18th - September 20th, 2015
Time: All Day
Location: Snowmass Softball Field and Base Village
Snowmass Softball Field and Base Village
Snowmass Village , CO 81615