NW Georgia Hot Air Balloon & Aviation Festival
Friday, June 28, 2019 05:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Richard B Russell Airport
304 Russell Field Rd NE
Rome, GA 30165
Event Dates and Times
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
The 2019 NWG Hot Air Balloon & Aviation Festival is coming to ROME GA, June 28th & 29th 2019! Featuring Hot Air Balloons, Airplanes & Helicopters. With over 100 craft & retail vendors, Festival Food vendors, and rides for kids of all ages! Something for everyone to enjoy!
Last years attendance was over 18,000!
Friday 5pm to 10pm. Saturday 11am until 5pm is the Aviation portion of the Festival. Balloon portion of the festival is 5pm until 10pm on Saturday..
Balloons set up around 6pm depending on wind and other "Weather Conditions". The fantastic Balloon Glow will take place after dusk at approximately 9:00pm. Winds die down about an hour before dusk making it an optimal time to set up the Hot Air Balloons. BALLOONS WILL NOT FLY OFF. The Balloons will stay and offer tethered rides all evening, capped off with the beautiful Balloon Glow.
The Aviation portion of the event will offer FLY BY's, Aerial Formation Flying, Static Airplane and aircraft on display.