Balloons Over Anderson

October 7, 8 & 9, 2016


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 Balloons Over Anderson

 Hot Air Balloon Festival

Anderson Civic Center

3027 MLK Jr. Blvd.

Anderson, South Carolina 29621


Festival Hours are as follows:


Fri., Oct. 7 - 3 PM to 10 PM

Sat., Oct. 8 - 7 AM to 10 PM

Sun., Oct. 9 - 7 AM to 10 PM


Bring the family and enjoy the spectacle as 25 beautiful hot air balloons magically rise into the Anderson skies in five scheduled flights throughout the weekend (weather permitting)!  Check the Event Schedule for flight times.  Book a hot air balloon flight in advance or during the festival, take a tethered balloon ride, take a helicopter ride, watch the other great shows planned, and have lunch and dinner from the variety offered by the food vendors. 

Spectators are sure to be amazed and entertained by Carolina Dronz.  If you have been interested in this new aerial industry, don't miss your chance to see demonstrations throughout the weekend.  Carolina Dronz will also provide educational training AND hold small drone giveaways daily!                      

Soar above the festival at over 100 mph with Hilton Head Helicopter Tours. Rides starting at just $20 per person. Everyone gets a window seat! Fun for the whole family.  Come fly with one of the best copter Pilots in the state, Isaiah Burch.  



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 The BFA is a 501c3 non-profit association dedicated to the advancement of the sport and science of lighter-than-air aviation, both hot air and gas balloons. Founded in 1961, membership in the BFA is open to anyone who shares a fascination with Lighter Than Air flight. 


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