The DC Hot Air Balloon Festival

September 17th - September 18th, 2022

Gate opening: 3:00 pm

The DC Hot Air Balloon Festival
Montgomery County Agricutlural Fairgrounds
501 Perry Parkway Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Ticket Information

Single Day Tickets

ADULT General Admission - SATURDAY ONLY
Admission only, not a balloon ride. Ticket valid for one-time use on Saturday Only. NO REFUNDS. Fair weather Guarantee: If after entry the Balloons do not set up, this ticket is good for the next day or for next years Hot Air Balloon Festival. Kids 5 and under are FREE! Adults 18+
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Price: $20.00
Fee: $4.55
CHILD General Admssion - SATURDAY ONLY
Admission only, not a balloon ride. Ticket valid for one-time use on Saturday Only. NO REFUNDS. Fair weather Guarantee: If after entry the Balloons do not set up, this ticket is good for the next day or for next years Hot Air Balloon Festival. Kids 5 and under are FREE! Adults 18+
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Price: $8.00
Fee: $3.95
ADULT General Admission - SUNDAY ONLY
Admission only, not a balloon ride. Ticket valid for one-time use on Sunday Only. NO REFUNDS. Fair weather Guarantee: If after entry the Balloons do not set up, this ticket is good for the next day or for next years Hot Air Balloon Festival. Kids 5 and under are FREE! Adults 18+
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Price: $20.00
Fee: $4.55
CHILD General Admission - SUNDAY ONLY
Admission only, not a balloon ride. Ticket valid for one-time use on Sunday Only. NO REFUNDS. Fair weather Guarantee: If after entry the Balloons do not set up, this ticket is good for the next day or for next years Hot Air Balloon Festival. Kids 5 and under are FREE! Adults 18+
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Price: $8.00
Fee: $3.95

2-Day Tickets

2 Day Pass - General Admission Adult
Admission only, not a balloon ride. Ticket valid for the whole weekend. NO REFUNDS. Fair weather Guarantee: If after entry the Balloons do not set up, this ticket is good for the next day or for next years Hot Air Balloon Festival. Kids 5 and under are FREE! Adults 18+
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Price: $32.00
Fee: $4.12
2 Day Pass - General Admission Child
Admission only, not a balloon ride. Ticket valid for the whole weekend. NO REFUNDS. Fair weather Guarantee: If after entry the Balloons do not set up, this ticket is good for the next day or for next years Hot Air Balloon Festival. Kids 5 and under are FREE! Adults 18+
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Price: $12.00
Fee: $3.12

Parking

VIP Parking - Any day
Price: $40.00
Fee: $4.52
Handicapped Parking - FREE- Must have official Placard or ID - Good either day
Located close to the gate
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Price: Free
Fee: -
Payment Methods:

Event Description

The DC Hot Air Balloon Festival coming September 17th & 18tht 2022 to the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg! 

Get the whole family out for a great family fun time! See incredible Hot Air Balloons, check that bucket list and get a ride on a tethered Hot Air Balloon!

Gates open at 3pm each day!    

We will have a Kids Zone, with games and rides including trains, bounce house's, rock walls, zip line!

DJ & Live Music for your entertainment from a variety of Artists.

Lots & Lots of Craft & Retail Vendor Booths with tons of cool and interesting stuff for sale!

Food Vendors with bunches of fantastic Festival Style food to choose from!

Bucket List!! Tethered Hot air Balloon rides will be available for purchase at the event for $25 per person. While supplies last and weather dependent. Announcements on rides will be made at the event.

For the Grand Finale after 8pm EACH NIGHT we will have the fantastic Hot Air Balloon Glow & Laser show where we will light up all the balloons in unison with crowd participatory "Count Downs"! This show incorporates Music and visually stunning coordinated burns by the Hot Air Balloons & Lasers.. creating a Glow!

Bring your blankets, chairs and umbrellas and set up your own viewing spot!

 

FAQ:

  • Parking is free and onsite.  Watch for Parking signs. VIP Parking and Handicapped Parking available.
  • No Coolers allowed.
  • Balloon inflation will take place as soon a winds are low enough to be safe.  Listen for announcements during the event.  
  • Rain will not hinder the festival part of the event and the laser show.  It will hinder balloon inflation as balloon fabric obsorbs the rain.  If rain stops the balloons from setting up your tickets are good for another day or show.
  • Pets are not recommended. The "Burner" noise from the hot air balloons can get loud and is disturbing to dogs.  Service dogs are fine.
  • Blankets, Chairs, and personal umbrellas are permitted.  No alcohol is permtted.
  • Kids Zone requires tickets ranging from $1 to $10.  See vendors for details. We DO NOT Handle kids zone rides.  
  • Proceeds to benefit the Special Olympics 
  • Tickets are $20 adults, $8 Kids.  5 and under free. 
  • Tickets at the Gate will be higher $30 Adults $15 Kids
  • Balloon Rides are an additional $25 per person  

 

Questions?

Email: greenlight@freshtix.com

           Phone: 678-701-6114

          Text message: 678-737-4093