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National Balloon Classic

  • 15335 Jewell Street | Indianola, IA 50125
  • Phone: (515) 961-8415
  • Region: South
  • Overview

    Don't miss the 2020 National Balloon Classic July 24 - August 1! The spectacular, 9-day event features over 100 hot air balloons that paint the Iowa sky with brilliant colors and unique special shapes. Cheer on skilled pilots competing for points and prizes, enjoy live music on the TruBank stage, buy a balloon ride for a one-of-a-kind experience, and prepare to be awestruck as dark skies come alive with a mystical glow during Dawn Patrol and Nite Glow Extravaganza. Fabulous food vendors, Kids Land activities and so much more! Incredible family value; $6 online and $8 at the gate (kids six and under are free). Visit NationalBalloonClassic.com for more information. Visit NationalBalloonClassic.com.

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    • Admission Price: General Admission (Ages 6 and over), $8 at gate, $6 online; Children (5 and under), free. Admission price includes parking.
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    • Hours of Operation: Morning competition viewing is free, no amenities (Gates open at 5 a.m.); Evening competition flight, entertainment, food and festival 6:30 p.m. (Gates open at 4 p.m.)
    • Season: July 24 - August 1, 2020
    • Specialty Tours (Ex: Kid-friendly): Over 100 hot air balloons. Kid-Friendly, live bands nightly, food concession, Dawn Patrol, Nite Glows, fireworks, buses welcome (must call in advance).
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