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General parking is free. We will offer designated parking areas for Special Guests, Special Needs, Volunteers, Vendors, Motorcycles and RVs. Please revisit this page in mid October for additional details and a downloadable map!
RV Parking. Now Accepting RV Parking Reservation Applications & Fees - Only 20 Spaces Available - Grass Field. Click Here>>> RV Guidelines & Application.
Parking permits dry camping only; no electric, sewer or water services on site
No Grills or Campfires or Cooking Out
Advance Fee of $75 provides parking on both Friday, October 21 & Saturday, October 22. Non Refundable.
Fee includes 2 Weekend Passes, a $40 value, to the Carolina BalloonFest; additional tickets are $10 at gate, each day
All vehicles must vacate premises before 6pm, Sunday October 23
$75 Advance Fee is accepted by Check via U.S. Postal Mail. Mailed applications with earliest postmarks will be considered as advance reservation request. Postmark Deadline is October 15.
$100 Cash Only parking MAY be available without advance reservation; payable upon arrival at gate - if space is available
No Refunds. Either fee applies to one vehicle, whether vehicle parks one or both dates.
Special Event information,parking and traffic flow will be provided by 1400am WSIC Local News Talk Sports Radio - throughout the weekend.
NOTE: Google Maps is not indicating the correct physical location for our event. We appreciate your patience as we work with our local county and emergency management offices to update the actual address of our event at 260 Hangar Drive with the Google maps interface. --- Please revisit this page in mid October for a downloadable map currently 'in design' for you. We recommend MapQuest as your best directional resource.
Statesville Regional Airport
260 Hanger Drive
NOTE: Google Maps is not indicating the correct physical location for our event. We appreciate your patience as we work with our local county and emergency management offices to update the actual address of our event at 260 Hangar Drive with the Google maps interface.
Please revisit this page in mid October for a downloadable map currently 'in design' for you.
Until then...we recommend MapQuest as your best directional resource.
Follow I-40 West, Exit 146 or I-40 West, Exit 148 to Hwy 70 that leads to Statesville Regional Airport.
As you near the airport perimeter, road signs will be posted and volunteers will be positioned to guide you to our parking area and hot air balloon festival!
Rain or Shine...Carolina BalloonFest is open! Hot Air Balloons will fly, tether or be on display when suitable. safe weather conditions exist. The decision to inflate hot air balloons is made near and prior to scheduled display, tether or launch & flight times.
National Balloon Rally Charities ~ PO Box 267 ~ Statesville, NC 28687
National Balloon Rally Charities, Inc. is an incorporated 501(c)(3) charitable organization and all contributions are tax deductible.
A portion of proceeds raised through our annual hot air balloon festival are distributed to local charities