ROME GEORGIA!!! June 28th & 29th 2019!



Arrive early

Make sure you give yourself plenty of time to beat the "last minute" traffic and get into the festival with plenty of time to spare!  Gates open at 4pm on Friday June 28th and 10am on Saturday June 29th.

Bring your chairs & blankets

Blankets and Chairs allowed!  Sorry, we DO NOT allow coolers or pets.

VIP Area

VIP area is available.  VIP Area has luxury AIR CONDITIONED bathrooms and free liquid refreshents.  VIP area has special "UP FRONT" viewing of the Hot Air Balloons! Space is limited.  Get your tickets before they sell out.

Free Parking

Free parking is available in adjacent lots very close to the Richard B Russell Airport.  Shuttles will be operating as frequently as possible.  May be a wait.. plan accordingly for delays at the end of the evening to get back to your vehicle.  VIP parking and Handicapped parking is available right up close to the festival.  VIP & HANDICAPPED must be purchased in advance.  Get your tickets for VIP Parking & Handicapped quickly before they sell out.

Friday eve, and all day Saturday - hours & conditions

Friday evening hours are 5pm-10pm and Saturday hours are 11am - 10pm.  We will have shade areas in the commissary tent and the VIP tent.  Weather will be hot and plan accordingly by dressing in light clothing, use sunscreen  and drink plenty of liquids.  

When do the balloons go up?

Balloons set up after 5pm Friday and Saturday this is depending on wind and weather it may be later than expected.  Please be patient as we cannot control the winds or the weather.  We will provide updates throughout the evening.  The Aviation portion of the Festival which includes Aerial formation flying and flyovers is Saturday from 11am to 5pm.