2024 National Balloon Classic

Fri. Jul 26, 2024 at 4:00pm - Sat. Aug 3, 2024 at 11:00pm CDT
All Ages
61 days away
Price: $10.00
All Ages
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61 days away
Price: $10.00
All Ages
Event Description

A spectacular 9-day hot air balloon event!
Breathtaking sights, incredible sounds, and extraordinary entertainment value. Every summer, guests are dazzled as 100+ hot air balloons paint the Iowa sky with brilliant colors while some of the best pilots in the world compete for points, prizes, and championship titles. Morning competition flights + evening task flights with outstanding entertainment including live music nightly, Nite Glow™, fabulous food concessions, Kids' Land activities, skydivers, fireworks and so much more!

One low ticket price = fantastic flexibility!
Your ticket purchase allows you to enjoy any ONE (1) evening session of your choice, which includes evening entertainment, eight mornings of competition viewing, and FREE parking both mornings and evenings during the National Balloon Classic, July 26 – August 3, 2024. Visit our website at https://www.nationalballoonclassic.com/ for the full event schedule, policies, FAQs, and Know Before You Go.


  •  Tickets may be printed at home or scanned on a mobile device at the gate.

  •  Tickets do not sell out and can be purchased any time through August 3, 2024.

  •  Tickets purchased prior to July 1, 2024, can be sent via First Class Mail for an additional $2.00 fee.

This is an outdoor event; all activities at the Memorial Balloon Field are weather permitting. Admission does not guarantee a balloon launch, and tickets are not refundable.

  • Children ages five and under are admitted free of charge.

  • Gates open at 4:00 p.m. daily.


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General Admission-(6+) + More Details $10.00
Venue Details
Map of Venue Location.
Memorial Balloon Field 1136 150th Ave
Indianola, IA 50125