On behalf of the Pilots, Crew and Carroll Hospital Volunteers, we thank you for your attendance and more importantly your enthusiasm shown during our festival.
see event schedule link at top of page
Festival Activities will include:
-- A 'Spirit of America Tribute' to take place each day at 6PM on our launch field and Spectators will be participants. You will not want to miss this one!
-Scout Troop 944 will honor America with a re-enactment of the Flag Raising at Iwo Jima.
-A Big 'THANK YOU Carroll Hospital COVID Front Line Associates' will be coordinated by the Carroll Hospital Ladies Auxiliary. It will involve Hospital Associates and a County Official.
-A Mass Hot Air Balloon Launch of up to 16 balloons will rise above the spectators and fly away over beautiful Carroll County
-- Three mass ascension flights of up to 15 hot air balloons
-- Special Shape Balloons will join in the fun
-- Passenger balloon flights - BOOK your FLIGHT NOW!
-- Tethered balloon rides
-- Walkabout balloon
-- Balloon Training Demonstration
-- Kids Zone
-- Entertainment featuring:
----- SHIFTWORK ENTERTAINMENT performing on Stage Saturday
----- The Fabulous Hubcaps Band performing on stage Sunday
-- Delicious Foods from 15 Food Vendors
-- Specialty Crafts from 60 crafters
-- Sponsors - we cannot do without!
IN THE NEWS:
8/10/2021 --Carroll County Times: Balloon Festival Story Click on link and learn more about our festival.
Festival Attendance Guidelines:
You may not bring:
-- pets (service dogs are allowed)
-- coolers, bottles, cans or food
-- beach umbrellas
-- popup tents (shady spots are available)
You may bring:
-- lawn chairs
|A Message from the Balloonmeister|
What does 'WEATHER PERMITTING' mean?
Carroll County Times
"For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards,
for there you have been and there you will long to return."
-- Leonardo da Vinci