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Balloon Fest

Presented by the
Greater Centralia Chamber of Commerce

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Centralia Foundation Park
Pleasant & McCord Streets
Balloon Fest, 2016 is now history. If you were one of the 40,000+ people attending, we hope you enjoyed it. We hope to see you next August. Please look over our 2016 events. We will be posting 2017 information as it becomes available.
  • Over 40 Hot Air Balloons
  • Balloon Glows Fri. & Sat.
  • Entertainment main stage
    Fri. & Sat. Night
  • Entertainment throughout each day
  • Fireworks
  • Craft Fair
  • Car Show
  • Cardboard boat races
  • Children's Activity Area
USAF Starlifter   Retro Boogie
USAF Mid-America Starlifter Wake Me Up
  Play Video
Friday Night, Main Stage   Saturday Night, Main Stage

Balloon Glow at Centralia Balloon Fest


$3.00 per adult or student
Children 6 & under Free
$6.00 for 3-day pass (No refund)

Special Events

Bring your lawn chairs, flashlight, camera, film, sunscreen and enthusiasm!
- Charter/Bus Parking Available. Call 1-888-533-2600 to Reserve a Space. -

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The Centralia Balloon Fest is in Centralia, Illinois. Hot air balloons. Held on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, August 19, 20, 21, 2016. The biggest balloon festival in Southern Illinois. Don't miss the excitement: Hot Air Balloon Races, Balloon Glow, entertainment, fireworks, balloon rides, craft fair, car show, cardboard boat races, children's activities, concessions, and more family fun for all. centraliaballoonfest, balloon-fest.com, balloonfest.com. Darth Vader Balloon.