Arkansas Valley Balloon Festival
November 5th & 6th
Join the Rocky Ford community for fun and food at the three day gathering, including the Balloon Festival, an art show and a photo contest.
Saturday, November 5th
7:00 a.m. Field Opens at Rocky Ford High School
7:15 a.m. Pilots Briefing
7:30 a.m. Balloons Start Launching (sunrise)
7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Fly By Breakfast, First United Methodist Church
(also serving Sunday, Nov 6th during launch)
Full plate of biscuits & gravy, breakfast burritos, cinnamon rolls, coffee and hot chocolate.
9:00 a.m. -7:00 p.m. Craft Show at Gobin Community Building, 105 N. Main
5:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. Taste of Rocky Ford at Gobin Community Building, 105 N. Main
7:30 p.m. Movie at Grand Theater
Sunday, November 6th
6:00 a.m. Field Opens at Rocky Ford High School
6:15 a.m. Pilot Briefing
6:30 a.m. Balloons Start Launching (sunrise)
Please observe balloon courtesy on the launch field and remember: No pets or smoking, do not step on balloon fabric or touch balloon equipment. You are welcome to walk among balloons, ask questions and take photographs. We appreciate your cooperation!