NSB Balloon and Sky Fest
Gates Open. No coolers please. BRING YOUR CAMERA!
All 100+ vendors open, 4-H Animal Encounter, the Inspiration Village, live entertainment on the 80,000-watt Fest Stage, and the Carnival Rides open (until 10:00 PM). Static display aircraft, including a B-25 bomber, a classic DC-3, a Corsair, T-6′s, P-51 Mustangs, helicopters, and fighters, can be enjoyed all afternoon and evening!
RIDES (all afternoon, until dark… Huey and Enstrom helicopters, airplanes, B-25 bomber).
Lots of FOOD all day.
BEER: 2 PM – 9 PM.
Tethered Balloon Rides (winds and weather permitting)*
The Afterwhile on the Sky Fest Stage
Run Rhino on the Sky Fest Stage
Teflon Don on the Sky Fest Stage
7:30 PM (Approx.)
BALLOON GLOW* (balloons are very wind sensitive, and can not inflate if the winds are more than about 8 MPH),
GLOW usually lasts 60 minutes.
NIGHT AIR SHOW! Back by popular demand! The Aeroshell Team circles the Balloon Glow and then performs at dusk, and the show continues with Manfred Radius and his fire-streaking glider, the fiery cloud of the 300 MPH Jet School Bus, and the smoke, thunder, and strobes of Matt Younkin’s huge Twin Beech!