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Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival- OWA Foley (NEW LOCATION) FIND SCHEDULE HERE

May 7 - May 9

Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival
May 7th, 8th, and 9th
Times Vary per Day
The South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce proudly announces an exciting change for the annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival future. For the first time in 16 years, the festival will now have a new home and be extended to a three-day event. As the event draws a larger crowd year after year the Chamber, City of Foley, and its partners saw a great opportunity to collaborate with OWA and relocate to their state-of-the-art property located at 100 N OWA Blvd.

A family-friendly event, the festival has activities for everyone! Festival admission is free with select activities available for an additional charge. Guests will enjoy the expansive amenities of OWA including delicious restaurants, unique retail shopping options, a variety of entertainment attractions, and of course, The Park at OWA, it’s themed amusement park with more than 20 rides and attractions. Traditional festival activities will also be added throughout the property during the festival weekend featuring children’s activities, tethered balloon rides, balloon glows, balloons in flight, artisan and food vendors, live music, and more!

More than 40 hot air balloons will light up the green space at OWA and soar through the skies in the heart of Foley on May 7th, 8th, and 9th. Balloons fly at dawn and dusk each day, wind and weather permitting.

The festival kicks off at OWA on Thursday, May 6 with a balloon glow from 6-8 pm. The excitement continues on Friday, May 7 from 2-10 pm, Saturday, May 8 from 9 am – 10 pm, and from 12 pm – 8 pm on Sunday, May 9. For a small fee, use of the VIP area gives you a place to eat, rest, and enjoy the fellowship!

SCHEDULE:

Thursday, May 6 –

Downtown OWA Shops & Dining – 11am Until
Balloon Glow Kickoff Event – 5-8pm
DJ Patrick – 5-8pm 🎶
Balloon Glow – 7:30-8pm

Friday, May 7 –

Festival Hours – 2-10pm

All Festival Vendors Open – 2-9pm

Downtown OWA Shops & Dining – 11am Until

LifeSouth Blood Mobile – 12-6pm
Kids Inflatables – 2-9pm

Pony & Camel Rides – 2-9pm
Molly Thomas & The Rare Birds – 4-6:30 🎶
Tethered Rides & Balloon Glow – 7:30pm
Tabacco Rd. Band – 8-10pm 🎶

Saturday, May 8 –

Festival Hours – 9am-10:30pm
Downtown OWA Shopping & Dining – 11am Until
Dare Devil Dog Show – 11am, 1pm, 3pm
LifeSouth Blood Mobile – 11am-5pm
Legends In Concert Sneak Peek – 11:30am 🎶
Tobacco Rd. Band – 12-2pm 🎶
Kids Inflatables – 12-9pm
Pony & Camel Rides – 12-9:30pm
Legends In Concert Sneak Peek – 2:30pm 🎶
Magnolia Dance Company – 3-4pm
Comedian Brad Tassel – 5-5:45pm
B Street Benny – 7-10:30pm 🎶
Tethered Rides & Balloon Glow – 7:30pm

Sunday, May 9 –

Festival Hours – 9am-10:30pm
Downtown OWA Shopping & Dining – 11am Until
Dare Devil Dog Show – 12pm, 3pm, 5pm.
LifeSouth Blood Mobile – 12-6pm
Kirk Jay – 12-2pm 🎶
Kids Inflatables – 12-8pm
Pony & Camel Rides – 12-7pm
Roman Street – 3-6pm 🎶
Balloon Glow – 7:30

For the complete list of activities, visit gulfcoastballoonfestival.com/schedule. Follow, like and share the updates from the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Details

Start:
May 7
End:
May 9
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Website:
gulfcoastballoonfestival.com