Hot Air Balloon Days – Creston, Iowa

Hot Air Balloon Days – Creston, Iowa Enjoy the over 60 hot air balloons that participate in this annual event.

The third weekend in September is the weekend to enjoy hot air balloons floating through the blue skies on southwest Iowa during Creston’s Hot Air Balloon Days. 2007 was the 30th year for this fabulous celebration, the second largest of its kind in the state of Iowa and the Midwest.

In addition to the balloon races there will be the Balloon Days Parade with bands, balloonists and many other entries on Saturday morning.

There will be a Flea Market and Craft Fair in and around the Depot for those tha enjoy seeing (and buying) creative items.

On Saturday afternoon you can participate in (or just enjoy watching) the bathtub races and Pet show at the airport.

Saturday night the NightGlow begins at dusk. On Sunday morning the last balloon races are held to complete the annual event.

Location: Creston Airport and downtown Creston

Date: Third weekend in September…annual event

Cost: Free

Phone: 641-782-7021 

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