Great Smoky Mountains Hot Air Balloon Festival 2020

Great Smoky Mountains Hot Air Balloon Festival 2020

4th Annual Great Smoky Mountains Hot Air Balloon Festival 2020

SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 2020

5:00PM-10:00PM

Hot Air Balloons in Townsend, TN.

Hot Air Balloons in Townsend, TN.

 

Summer spectacle lights up the Tennessee sky like never before!

TOWNSEND, Tenn., On Saturday, August 15, the Great Smoky Mountains Hot Air Balloon Festival will celebrate its fourth year with high expectations. Professional balloonists will light up the Tennessee evening sky with a beautiful glow. A spectrum of color will cast over the breathtaking Smoky Mountain sunset like never before.  The 2020 event will return to the Townsend Visitors Center located at 7906 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Join us for a summertime spectacle, when several professional balloonist light up the evening sky with a beautiful balloon glow. The sky will be filled with a spectrum of color like never before, against a backdrop of a breathtaking Tennessee sunset. Enjoy food trucks, crafts, wine & spirits and children’s fun and games such as bounce houses and rock walls and more!

For more information, to purchase tickets, or for vendor applications please see the official event website at:   https://gsmballoonfest.com/

This year enjoy the festival more than ever before by taking advantage of our VIP PACKAGE!

Everyone will find something to enjoy at this year’s festival. The event will feature food trucks, beer tents, wine tastings, and various local vendors, as well as kid-friendly activities like face painting and rock climbing. The night will end with a balloon glow from 8 to 9:30 p.m. With exciting new additions in 2019, attendees will be able to experience a variety of events and festivities. Live entertainment, local crafters, food trucks and wine tastings are just a few of the activities for guests to participate in. Tethered balloon rides will allow attendees to ride and bask in the picturesque scenery from the hot air balloons, weather permitting.

Since the event has grown to over 10,000+ attendees, guests of this event are encouraged to book their stay in Blount County and the Townsend area in advance. For a list of accommodations, places to eat and things to do in Blount County, attendees can visit https://exploretownsend.com/plan-your-trip/

 

FAMILY-FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

CRAFTERS—BOTH DEMONSTRATING AND SELLING THEIR ARTWORK

FOOD TRUCK & CONCESSIONS

BEER TENT

WINE TASTINGS

 

Please see the official website at https://gsmballoonfest.com/ for more information and tickets.


  • Location:   Townsend Visitors Center
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