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Augusta Hot Air Balloon Festival
September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
One event on September 26, 2020 at 4:00 pm
September 25th & 26th 2020 | 4 – 10 PM Daily | Columbia County Fairgrounds
Bring the whole family out for a great family fun time! See incredible Hot Air Balloons, check that bucket list and get a ride on a tethered Hot Air Balloon! We will have a Kids Zone, with games and rides including trains, mechanical bulls, and bungee jumps! Laser Show & DJ Music by a variety of artists! Lots & Lots of Craft & Retail Vendor Booths with tons of cool and interesting stuff for sale! Food Vendors with bunches of fantastic festival style food to choose from!
Tethered Hot air Balloon rides will be available for purchase at the event for $20. While supplies last and weather dependent. Announcements on rides will be made at the event.
For the Grand Finale after 8pm we will have the fantastic Hot Air Balloon Glow & Laser Show were we will light up all the balloons in unison with crowd participatory “Count Downs”! This 1 hour show incorporates music, lasers and visually stunning coordinated burns by the Hot Air Balloons, creating a Glow! Bring your blankets, chairs and umbrellas and set up your own viewing spot!
Rain or shine event! In the event the winds are too high for balloon inflation we will have a Fantastic Laser Show & Ring of Fire demonstration!
- Parking is $5 and onsite. Watch for Parking signs. VIP Parking and Handicapped Parking available.
- No Coolers allowed.
- No Pets allowed, sorry. The “Burner” noise from the hot air balloons can get loud and is disturbing to dogs.
- Blankets, Chairs, and personal umbrellas are permitted. No alcohol is permitted.
- Kids Zone requires tickets ranging from $1 to $15 for unlimited rides.
- Proceeds to benefit the Special Olympics
Buy tickets in advance and save 1/2 price! Tickets at the gate are $20 adults, $15 Kids. 2 and under free.
General Adult: $11.99
General Child: $9.37
2 Day Pass – General Adult: $18.29
2 Day Pass – General Child: $14.09
VIP Adult Ticket – One Day – Table & Chair, Refreshments, Luxury Bathrooms: $38.24
VIP Child Ticket – One Day – Table & Chair, Refreshments, Luxury Bathrooms: $27.74
VIP Cabana – Private Tent – One Day – Refreshments, Luxury Bathrooms: $158.99
VIP RV Parking One Night – Includes 4 General Admission Tickets (Dry Camping – No Water Or Electric): $106.49
VIP Parking One Day: $22.49