Hot Air Balloon Festival at Branson Creek
Posted on October 13th, 2011
The first ever ” Balloons Over Branson Creek ” Festival heats up on Oct 21st and 22nd. This event sounds like it will be a lot of fun. The weekend festival will feature a Hot Air Balloon competition, Powered Parachutes, Sky Divers, live music, vendors, a photo contest sponsored by Lawrence Photo and Video, a Dog walk on the trails at Branson Creek presented by Pet Warehouse and the Branson Parks & Recreation Department and an outdoor family movie under the stars.
The event starts at 6 PM Friday with a “Kick Off Party” that includes a bbq, live music, and a ride in a tethered hot air balloon. Tickets for the Kick Off Party are $20.
Saturday is free, and events include a Balloon Competition, the Dog Walk on Branson Creek walking trails, a powered parachute display ( 5 PM ), a Balloon Glow ( at dusk),and an outdoor family movie on a huge outdoor movie screen ( at dark). Food, drinks, and t-shirts are available. And for the those who would like to ride in a hot air balloon, a ride can be purchased.
Lawn chairs, blankets, cameras and video recorders are fine to bring along, but coolers and/or alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
The folks at Branson Creek hope to make this an annual event. For more information on this event, visit http://balloonsoverbransoncreek.com/