• Abilene’s Best Balloon Fest

    Abilene’s Best Balloon Fest

  • Abilene’s Best Balloon Fest

    Abilene’s Best Balloon Fest

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 FREE ADMISSION TO REDBUD PARK AND PARK & RIDE SHUTTLE FROM THE ABILENE MALL

PILOTS

Balloons don't just fly themselves.  Each one has a FAA licensed pilot onboard and their participation is what makes the  Big Country Balloon Fest possible.  Click the link below to see who those pilots are and the balloons they fly. 

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SPONSORS

Our balloon festival couldn't happen without our incredible sponsors. Please support the businesses that support us. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor please CONTACT US.

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THINGS TO DO

Whether you like food vendors, craft vendors, live music or just the balloons there is something for everyone at the Big Country Balloon Fest.

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HOST HOTELS

 Our largest sponsor group are by far the local hotels .  If you are traveling to attend the balloonfest be sure and stay at one of these hotels.  Who knows, you may bend up staying in a room right next to your favorite pilot.

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 A Weekend of Family Fun

Welcome to Big Country Balloon Fest! Each year at the end of September, we put together a fun-filled family weekend that includes balloon flights, nightly glows, lighted synchronized kites, inflatables, train rides, pony rides, live entertainment, delicious food and so much more! 


OPTIMIST CLUB UNLIMITED

Big Country Balloon Fest is hosted by Optimist Club Unlimited, a nonprofit organization that seeks to bring out the best in kids with family-friendly events and scholarships. Besides our involvement in this festival, we are active in Return to Sender, Bowie Book Program, Hawley Youth Softball, Childhood Cancer Camp and various scholarship programs. We welcome new members, so give us a call if you’d like to join us and serve the youth in your community.

Make a Donation

Join us in supporting the youth of Abilene, TX. Call us to see how you can volunteer, or please make a donation today! Your support means so much to us! 

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