American Cancer Society-RELAY FOR LIFE of Statesville... Learn More.
Event held May 17
40th Anniversary Calendar
WHEN THE 'FEST' WAS THE 'RALLY'!
Produced by Our State magazine and
UNC-TV, with generous support from BB&T.
Segment first aired 10/6/2004.
Celebrate our 40th Anniversary with us!
Carolina BalloonFest will be a fun-filled weekend of family entertainment with outstanding attractions. Bring lawn chairs and blankets (pets & coolers are not permitted) to bask in the beautiful Carolina autumn weather as the backdrop to all the sights & sounds of colorful hot air balloons.
50 Hot Air Balloons
Main Stage Live Entertainment
Saturday Evening Balloon Glow
Hot Air Balloon Rides!
Tethered Balloon Rides!
NC Wines & Craft Beer Tasting
Artisan Village with Fine Arts & Crafts
5K & Kids Fun Run
'Stinky' & 'Purple People Eater
2013-14 Sponsorship Opportunities
Celebrating its 40th consecutive year and proud to be the second oldest hot air balloon festival in the US, Carolina BalloonFest will attract 30,000-35,000 spectators arriving from the greater the Charlotte, Winston-Salem and Greensboro metro areas of central North Carolina, as well as surrounding growing communities... Learn More
Carolina BalloonFest 5K & Kids Fun Run
Sunday, October 20th
9:30am Kids Fun Run
Flat & Fast Course running along
'Life in the Carolinas' with Carl White