You’re missing out if you’ve never been to one of Colorado’s hot air balloon events. The high altitude of Colorado makes it ideal for sending hot air balloons into the sky. Here are four fantastic hot air balloon events taking place across the state this summer:
Erie Hot Air Balloon Launch
Dates: May 21-22
Location: Downtown and Coal Creek Park
Launch: Inflating begins at 6:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday
This event includes a petting zoo, games, and beer garden.
Telluride Hot Air Balloon Festival
Dates: June 3-5
Location: Telluride Town Park
Launch: 6:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday morning
This event includes breakfast vendors and features Glow on Main Street on Saturday night.
Frederick In Flight
Dates: June 25-26
Location: Centennial Park
Launch: 6 a.m. balloon lifts both Saturday and Sunday
This event includes breakfast vendors both mornings and features Balloon Bash on Saturday night.
Moffat County Balloon Festival
Dates: Aug. 5-7
Location: Loudy-Simpson Park (1006 S. Ranney St., Craig)
Launch: Each morning on all festival days
This event includes the Colorado Cruiser Classic Car Show, as well as a cardboard boat regatta, bounce house, food vendors, and arts & crafts booths.
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