For updated flight information:

Please check our Facebook page for the most current flight information. Using Facebook from a mobile phone is a quick and easy way to get information out quickly.

A note about the weather:

Please understand that we are an outdoor event and that the schedule may need to change due to weather. All balloon launches are weather permitting and the times are subject to change based on the weather. Our Flight Information page will be kept up to date during the event with information on flights.

Thursday, July 22

  • 4:00 pm Event Opens – Craft Booths, Concessions, Carnival Open
  • 4:00 -7:00 pm Kids Kingdom Open
  • 7:00 pm Media Flight 


Friday, July 23

  • 6:30 – 7:00am Good Morning Jackson Launch
  • 10:00 am Event Opens – Craft Booths, Concessions, Carnival Open
  • 4:00 – 7:00 pm Kids Kingdom
  • 7:00 pm Evening Launch 
  • Dusk – Night Glow

Saturday, July 24

  • 7:00 am Morning Launch 
  • 10:00 am Craft Booths, Concessions, Carnival Open
  • 12:00 pm Auto Show Registration Begins
  • 1:00 -7:00 pm Kids Kingdom Open
  • 1:00 – 5:00 pm Auto Show
  • 2:00 pm Planetarium Show-Hurst Planetarium-Ella Sharp Museum $5
  • 3:00 -6:00 pm Ella Sharp Museum Open (Admission by donation)
  • 4:00 pm Planetarium Show-Hurst Planetarium-Ella Sharp Museum $5
  • 4:30-5:30 pm Pilot Meet-and-Greet at Launch Field
  • 7:00 pm Evening Balloon Launch
  • 6:00 -9:00 pm Ella Sharp Patio Open
  • Dusk –  Night Glow

Sunday, July 25

  • 7:00 am Morning Launch