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 16
7:00am-10:00am – Carter Memorial Colorado Rat Race
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
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 18
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! While you’re there, check out The Motoring Classic at Aspen Snowmass, a Mini Concours Event featuring extraordinary, rare classic sports cars from 1965-1995 (during the Grand Tasting on Saturday afternoon).
Date: September 16th - September 18th, 2016
Time: All Day
Location: Snowmass Softball Field and Base Village
Snowmass Softball Field and Base Village
Snowmass Village , CO 81615