Frederick in Flight - Hot Air Balloon Festival

When: June 22, 23 & 24, 2018

Where:  Centennial Park
630 8th St.
Frederick, CO 80530

When: 
Morning balloon lift-off is at sunrise (around 6 a.m.)each day

​Tickets: Free to watch and play in the park during morning lift-off! Glow Party on Saturday night is free to attend!  Balloon ride for 2 is $400.

Contact: AWilson@FrederickCO.gov 


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Event Details


Join the Town of Frederick as we celebrate the many forms of flight in June with a hot air balloon lift, glow party, and tons of fun for the whole family! The balloons lift at daybreak, weather permitting. Balloons lift off between 5:30 am - 6 a.m. under ideal weather conditions.

The Glow Party will take place on Saturday evening from 5-9pm at Centennial Park and will feature live music, food vendors, beer garden, kids activities and hot air balloons candle sticking and glowing (weather permitting). 

This event requires a lot of work to get it off the ground - consider volunteering to help make it run more smoothly! 
 

Friday

5 a.m. - Breakfast vendors - Butcher and the Blonde & Qweenie's Weenie's
5 a.m. -  Pilots, Volunteers, and sponsored riders arrive at Centennial Park
5:30 a.m. - Pilot and Rider briefing
5:55 a.m. - Skydivers and National Anthem
6 a.m. - Balloon lift at daybreak at Centennial Park. 
 Balloons lift off between 5:30 am - 6 a.m. under ideal weather conditions.

Saturday

5 a.m. - Breakfast vendors - Qweenie's Weenie's
5 a.m. -  Pilots, Volunteers, and sponsored riders arrive at Centennial Park
5:30 a.m. - Pilot and Rider briefing
5:55 a.m. - Skydivers and National Anthem
6 a.m. - Balloon lift at daybreak at Centennial Park. 
 Balloons lift off between 5:30 am - 6 a.m. under ideal weather conditions.
7 a.m. - RE/MAX Momentum FREE tethered balloon rides
7 a.m. - FREE Kids Variety Show featuring Magic, Juggling, and balloon twisting by Ann Lincoln

5 p.m. - 9 p.m. - Glow Party at Centennial Park featuring
  • FREE kids activities and bounce houses
  • Beer Garden featuring Wild Cider, Mountain Cowboy Brewing Company, Echo Brewing Company and more Colorado favorites!
  • Food Trucks featuring Big Rob's Taco's and Burritos, Divine Ice Cream, Georgia Boys Smokehouse, I Scream Colorado, Kona Ice, My Smother From Another Mother, Qweenie's Weenie's and The Slawpy Barn
  • Live music on the big stage with "The Corporation"
  • Skydivers in LED jumpsuits between 8:30 and 9 p.m.
  • K9 Demo

Sunday

5 a.m. - Breakfast vendors - Butcher and the Blonde & Queenies Weenies
5 a.m. -  Pilots, Volunteers, and sponsored riders arrive at Centennial Park
5:30 a.m. - Pilot and Rider briefing
5:55 a.m. - Skydivers and National Anthem
6 a.m. - Balloon lift at daybreak at Centennial Park. 
 Balloons lift off between 5:30 am - 6 a.m. under ideal weather conditions.





A High Flying Thank You to our 2018 Sponsors!


Premium Sponsors



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Special Shape Balloon Sponsors


Carbon Valley Academy
timberLan
United Power


Hot Air Balloon Sponsor
4 Rivers Equipment
Andrea & Vincent Ashley
Apergy 
Ashley & Matt DeLellis
Civil Resources, LLC
Colt & Steel / James & Lili Palmeri
Community Development Group
EarthRoamer
Fairfield and Woods, P.C.
JK Transports Inc
Johnston Chiropractic
L.G. Everist, Inc.
Midas Tri-Town
Nex-Gen Home Exteriors
Nome Holdings, LLC
Pam & Randy Palme
Renewal by Anderson
Rock Solid Saloon
Seay Properties
Silverstone Development
Sunflower Bank
The Denver Post
The Linscott and Baker Families
The Sampson Law Firm, PC
Waste Connections
Wesco Distribution Inc
Zadel Reality

Vendor Partner Sponsor
L.L. Johnson Dist. Co.
Champion

Skydiver Sponsor
Bigfoot Turf
Earth Saving Solutions

Sponsors


Get a higher level of recognition by sponsoring Frederick in Flight! There are many benefits of sponsoring, including your business name featured on a sponsor banner, event promotional materials and of course a hot air balloon flight for two! If you're interested in sponsoring, please fill out the Sponsor Form or email Angela Wilson

Food Vendors

Calling all food trucks! Frederick in Flight is looking for food trucks and vendors during our morning lift off's (5 am - 8 am) each morning and for our Saturday evening Glow Party from 5 pm - 9 pm. The food vendor application is now available. For more details, contact our Events Coordinator