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Coming
August 19, 20 & 21, 2016
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Balloon Fest

Presented by the
Greater Centralia Chamber of Commerce

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August 19, 20 & 21, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

Balloon Fest


Friday, August 19, 2016
3:00 pm     Gates Open
    Craft Fair & Food Concessions Open
3:30 pm   Opening Ceremony:
          Centralia High School Marching Showcase
4:30-7:00 pm   Libertyr Road (Under Picnic Tent)
5:00 pm approx.   Balloonist Enter Park
6:00 pm   BALLOON RACE **
6:00 - 9:00 pm   Tethered Balloon Rides (Tentative)
7:30 pm   BALLOON GLOW * **
8:30-10:00 pm   USAF Band of Mid-America "Starlifter" (Main Stage)
10:00 pm   FIREWORKS
     
Saturday, August 20, 2016
6:00 am   Gates Open - Limited Concessions Open
6:30 am   BALLOON RACE **
9:00 am   Craft Fair & All Concessions Open
10:00 am-4:00 pm   Children’s Activity Area Opens (Free w/ paid admission)
       Inflatable activities from noon to 4:00 pm
11:00 am-7:30 pm   Entertainment Under the Picnic Tent
  11:00 am - 1:00 pm   The Epics
  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm   Beatle Brothers (Beatles Tribute Band)
  3:00 pm - 5:00 pm   American Lions
  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm   The Preswoods: Ian and Alan (Top 40)
12:30-4:00 pm   Car Show / Display
1:00 pm   Centralia Martial Arts Academy - Okinawan
    Karate Demonstrations (South of Catfish Pond)
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm   Tethered Balloon Rides (Tentative)
7:30 pm   BALLOON GLOW *
8:30-10:00 pm   "Retro Boogie" - (Pop, Soul, & Top 40) (Main Stage)
     
Sunday, August 21, 2016
6:00 am   Gates Open - Limited Concessions Open
6:30 am   BALLOON RACE **
9:00 am   Craft Fair & All Concessions Open
11:00 am - 2:00 pm   Public Cardboard Boat Building (West of Catfish Pond)
11:30 am - 5:00 pm   Entertainment Under the Picnic Tent
  11:30 am - 1:30 pm   "Shakey Dave" (Country/Polka)
  1:30 pm - 3:30 pm   Jamie Nattier
  3:30 pm - 5:30 pm   Denmark
Noon-4:00 pm   Children’s Activity Area Open (Free w/ paid admission )
       Inflatable activities from noon to 4:00 pm
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm   Corvette Club Car Display
2:30-3:15 pm   Public Cardboard Boat Races (Catfish Pond)
6:00 pm   Final BALLOON RACE **
     
* Balloon Glow is a registered trademark of the Albuquerque Balloon Festival
**Note: All balloon times are approximate and subject to change depending on weather conditions
     

Tethered Balloon Rides

Available, weather permitting      Tickets: $10 for Adult, $5 for Children

(All riders must sign release, under 18 signature of parent)


- Charter/Bus Parking Available. Call 1-888-533-2600 to Reserve a Space. -

 


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The Centralia Balloon Fest is in Centralia, Illinois held on Friday, Saturday, Sunday in August. Don't miss the excitement: Hot Air Balloon Races, Balloon Glow, entertainment, fireworks, craft fair, car show, cardboard boat races, children's activities, concessions, and more family fun for all. Centralia Balloon Fest Schedule of Events