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Balloon & Kite Festival 2018
COME CELEBRATE SUMMER, FAMILIES AND THINGS THAT FLY AT THE GRANTS PASS
BALLOON & KITE FESTIVAL ON JUNE 1, 2 AND 3rd KIds Activities, Food Vendors, Band Performance, Balloon Tethering, Kite Flying Mega Flag - Largest Kite in the world. See for more information: www.facebook.com/gpballoonfest www.facebook.com/events/190827188219473 Locations and Costs Balloons launch from PARKSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. No charge to attend. All other activities take place off Lower River Road — 1.7 miles past Lincoln Road. Parking is $7 per vehicle. (no entrance from Upper River Road) VEHICLES PARKED ALONG UPPER OR LOWER RIVER ROADS WILL BE TOWED BALLOONING AND KITE FLYING ARE WEATHER DEPENDENT ACTIVITIES. Balloon flights are not available during the festival.
Pets are prohibited, as balloons and kites can cause animals to be alarmed. This is a NON smoking event. Violators will be asked to leave. NO alcohol is permitted in premises. Golf cart shuttles are available for disabled individuals, from the parking area to the performance area. Limited seating is available. Unauthorized drones are NOT allowed in the area during balloon and kite activities.
NO ENTRY ALLOWED from Upper River Road. All traffic will be routed to Lower River Road for entrance into the festival.
Date and Time
Friday Jun 1, 2018Sunday Jun 3, 2018
Friday, June 1st - Gates Open at 4pm/ Dawn Balloon Launch/ Night Balloon Glow Saturday, June 2nd - Gates Open at 7:00am/ Dawn Balloon Launch/ Day Tethered Rides/ Day Mega Flag & Kite Show / Night Balloon Glow Sunday, June 3rd - Gates Open at 7:00am/ Dawn Balloon Launch/ Day Tethered Rides/ Day Mega Flag & Kite Show See More at www.gpballoonfest.com for Full Details
Balloons launch from PARKSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Starting at 5:30am
No charge to attend.
All other activities take place off Lower River Road — 1.7 miles past Lincoln Road. Parking is $7 per vehicle.
Balloons launch from Parkside Elementary School - No Charge
All other activities take off Lower River Rd - 1.7 miles past Lincoln Road/ Parking $ 7.00 per vehicle