The National Balloon Classic is the 2nd oldest and 2nd largest 9 day hot air balloon festival in the United States. The dates for the 2010 Classic are July 30 – August 7. We will have 100 hot air balloons filling the skies around Indianola and Warren County. This event is very family oriented. In addition to the great sites provided by the colorful balloons, we have evening stage entertainment, kids rides, food & beverage vendors, and more… Our balloon flights begin Friday evening July 30th at 6:30 p.m. From Saturday, July 31st through Saturday, August 7th, we will have morning flights at 6:30 a.m. and evening flights at 6:30 p.m. Whether you are young or just young at heart, this spectacular site will be very entertaining. Along with the specatacular colors of our regular hot air balloons, we will also have 5 special shape balloons. Plan to come to Indianola, Iowa, July 30 – August 7, 2010 for a spectacular hot air balloon festival.
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