Want to watch Hot Air rise? You can in Callahan!

Are you ready for an unforgettable family weekend? The Jacksonville Balloon Festival is coming to Callahan, Florida, on May 13th and 14th, 2023, and you won’t want to miss out on the excitement!

Starting at 5pm each day, the festival promises to be jam-packed with activities and entertainment for all ages. The main attraction, of course, will be the incredible hot air balloons. See them up close and take a tethered ride to cross that item off your bucket list! But that’s not all – there will be a variety of live music performances, so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the tunes while you take in the beautiful views.

For the little ones, there’s a designated Kids Zone filled with games and rides. Meanwhile, adults can peruse the numerous craft and retail vendor booths, offering all sorts of cool and interesting wares. And let’s not forget about the food vendors, serving up delicious festival-style cuisine to satisfy your hunger.

But the real highlight of the festival will be the Grand Finale at 9pm each night – the Hot Air Balloon Glow & Laser show. Imagine a stunning display of hot air balloons lighting up the night sky in unison with crowd participatory “Count Downs” and dazzling laser light shows, all set to music. Bring your blankets, chairs, and umbrellas, and get ready to witness a truly breathtaking experience.

Don’t wait – get your tickets now before they sell out! Tethered hot air balloon rides will be available for purchase at the event for only $25 per person, weather dependent. And keep an ear out for announcements about ride availability.

The Jacksonville Balloon Festival is the perfect way to spend a weekend with your family, enjoying the beauty of hot air balloons, great food, and live entertainment. We can’t wait to see you there!

Here’s how to get your tickets — Hot Air Balloon Glow & Laser Show


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