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 8
7am-10am: Carter Memorial Colorado Rat Race
Saturday, September 9
7am-10am: The Snowmass Ascension & X-Marks the Spot
7:30am-10am: Kids’ Elevation Station (Free bouncy house, face painting and more)
7:45pm-9pm: Saturday Evening Balloon Glow and 90’s Night Glow Show
The 2017 Glow Show brings a special night of celebration and fun with a 90’s Night! “Smell’s like teen spirit” will be in the air as the crowd attempts to Vogue. Balloons will light the mountain as live music takes over the Snowmass Base Village stage. From Pulp Fiction to Forest Gump, special theatrics will entertain while the music gets’s you dancing. 90’s attire is encouraged and of course, there will be giveaways for the kids.
Sunday, September 10
7am-10am: The Snowmass Ascension and Balloon Dance
7:30am-10am: Kids’ Elevation Station(Free bouncy house, face painting and more)
So, why should you volunteer for Snowmass Balloon Festival?
Date: September 8th - September 10th, 2017
Time: All Day
Location: Snowmass Softball Field and Base Village
Snowmass Softball Field and Base Village
Snowmass Village , CO 81615