Frederick in Flight - Hot Air Balloon Festival

When: June 21, 22 & 23, 2019

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

When: 
Morning balloon lift-off is at sunrise (around 6 a.m.)each day and Glow Party on Saturday night at 5 pm

Contact: AWilson@FrederickCO.gov 


Frederick in Flight logo

Thank you 2018 Sponsors!



Premium Sponsors: Anadarko and Frederick Power and Light. Special Shape
sponsors: Carbon Valley Academy, FARFRUMWORKIN, Summit Innovations and
timberLan. Hot Air Balloon sponsors: 4 Rivers Equipment, Airborne Gymnastics
and Dance, The Ashley’s, Apergy, Argonaut Wine and Liquor, Bloom Marketing,,
Chick-fil-A at Larkridge, Civil Resources, LLC., Colorado Homes Direct, Colt &
Steel, Community Development Group, The DeLellis’s, EarthRoamer, Fairfield and
Woods, P.C., JK Transports Inc, Johnston Chiropractic, L.G. Everist, Inc.., Midas Tri-
Town, Nex-Gen Home Exteriors, The Palme’s, The Rathmann’s,
Renewal by Anderson, Rock Solid Saloon, Seay Properties, Silverstone Development,
Sunflower Bank, The Denver Post, The Linsscott and Baker Families, The Sampson
Law Firm, PC, Waste Connections, Wesco Distribution Inc, and Zadel Realty.
Vendor Sponsors: L.L. Johnson Dist. Co., Champion and Imagine Charter School of
Firestone. Skydiver sponsors: Big Foot Turf and Earth Saving Soluntions.


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. 
 

Saturday

5 a.m. - Breakfast vendors - Qweenie's Weenie's and Lauer Krauts with breakfast items and coffee
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 - 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