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Snowmass Balloon Festival

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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.

2015 Schedule

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

Don’t miss the Snowmass Wine Festival the same weekend!

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