The Plant City Balloon Festival

Plant City Balloon Festival

Date and time
October 21st - October 22nd, 2022

Strawberry Festival Grounds
303 N. Lemon St.
Plant City , FL 33563

Gate opening: 5:00 pm
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Event Description

The Plant City Balloon Festival coming October 21st & 22nd 2022 to the Strawberry Festival Grounds in Plant City, FL! 

This spectacular Hot Air Balloon and Glow event is to be held annually in beautiful Plant City!  This family event features Vendor Markets, Food Vendors, Live Music, Kids Zone, Magicians, Roaming Entertainers and lots of other great festival experiences.

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! 

See the spectacular Night Glow & Laser Show twice each evening featuring towering hot air balloons’ burner flames, high-powered LASERS, all synchronised to high-energy music and produce an epic experice & unbeleivable ‘Wow!’ moments.

Gates open at 5pm!    

Your tickets include:

  • Free Parking
  • Entrace into the Festival
  • DJ & Live Music for your entertainment from a variety of Artists.
  • The Vendor Market with tons of cool and interesting stuff for sale!
  • Roaming entertainers
  • The Night Glow and Laser Show twice each night! 

We will also have for an additonal fee:

  • Food Vendors with bunches of fantastic Festival Style food to choose from!
  • Kids Zome with  FREE Balloon Experience, magicians and jugglers!
  • Thethered Hot Air Balloon Rides! Check that BUCKET LIST!

At 8pm & 10PM EACH NIGHT we will have the fantastic NIGHT GLOW Experience!  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 & High Powered Lasers.. creating a NIGHT GLOW!

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


  • 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 any other 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 outside Food, Beverage or alcohol is permtted.
  • Proceeds to benefit the Special Olympics 
  • Advance Tickets are $22 adults, $10 Kids 17 and under.  5 and under Free. 
  • Tickets at the Gate will be higher $30 Adults $15 Kids
  • Balloon Rides are NOT guaranteed as they are weather permitting  




           Phone: 678-701-6114

          Text message: 678-737-4093


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