Balloon Rides

U.S. Bank Great Midwest Balloon Fest

October 23 - October 24, 2015

Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd
Kansas City, KS United States 66111
2nd weekend in August
Number of balloons: 65
Year began: 2010

The U.S. Bank Great Midwest Balloon Fest is a hot air balloon festival designed for kids of all ages launching August 8-10, 2014. This year the festival will feature over 50 balloons including the Darth Vader balloon and the Elvis Presley balloon. These balloons will come from all over the country and as far away as Belgium.

Balloon competitions early Saturday and Sunday morning, and a mini-glow right before sunrise on Sunday morning will delight one and all. Balloons flying in the evening and glowing both Friday and Saturday nights will make fantastic photo ops and memories. All this and more take place at our new site - Kansas Speedway!

Admission prices for the 2014 balloon festival for either Friday, August 8, Saturday, August 9 or Sunday, August 10, are $16.50 for advance adult tickets; $8.50 for advance kids tickets (ages 4-14) and kids 3 and under are FREE. Family Paks (two adults and two kids) $44 - save $6; each additional child (when purchased with Family Pak) $5.75 - save 32%. Weekend Festival Pass - good for all three days, adults $25.25 - save 49%; kids $14.50 - save 43%. All Ticket Prices Include Sales Tax. Save dollars by buying ahead! Prices are higher at the Gate. Parking is FREE. Premium close-up parking is offered for an additional price of $10 per car.

Starting Monday, May 26, 2014, tickets may be purchased either online at our website, www.midwestballoonfest.org or at all area Hy-Vee stores.

All balloon activities are subject to weather permitting. Tickets are non-refundable and festival happens rain or shine.

Web Site: http://www.midwestballoonfest.org
Robbie Small
Email: robbiesmall at midwestballoonfest dot org