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Lovers Aloft Balloon Festival in Lovelock

February 13, 2020 - February 17, 2020

Free
Lovers Aloft, Lovelock Nevada. Photo by Karalyn Mumm

Spectacular Balloon Launch and Valentine’s Day Celebration

Activities begin at 10 am Thursday with tethered rides at the Pershing County Senior Center; lunch is served from 11:30 to 1:30, all pilots and crew are welcome.

3:30 – 7 pm — Pilot’s Check-In at Temptations located in Downtown Lovelock.

6 pm — Light Up the Night, a balloon exhibition and light celebration to honor Pershing County’s 100th Birthday. (weather permitting)

Friday at the McDougal Sports Complex

6:30 am — Pilot Briefing—At McDougal Field on Airport Rd. Pilot, Media, Sponsors, and Crew Check-in.

7 am — National Anthem and Balloon Launch

8 – 11am — Tethered rides at the McDougal Sports Complex

10 am — Noon Refuel at Big R.

2 – 5 pm — History and Mystery – A social event at Temptations!

6 – 8:30 pm — Landowners’ Appreciation Dinner—A dinner dedicated to our land owners, sponsors, crew, pilots, prepared and served by the Catholic Church Altar Society. Held at Meisekothen Hall behind the Catholic Church.

Saturday at the McDougal Sports Complex

6:30 am — Pilot Briefing at McDougal Field on Airport Rd. Pilot, Media, Sponsors, and Crew Check-in.

7 am — National Anthem and Balloon Launch

8 to 11 am — Tethered rides at the McDougal Sports Complex

10 am — Noon Brunch and Books at Temptations – A book signing event

10 am — Noon Refuel – at Big R.

2 – 4 pm — Wine tasting and VIP event – Unveiling of a new local Winery! – Meet at Temptations

Saturday at Irwin’s House

5 pm — Special invitation to all Sponsors, crews, pilots and guests to join us for a pot luck/ Dutch oven/snacks/wine/beer/whatever night at 740 Western Ave. Parking is available in the back. We are easy to spot. See you there!

Sunday at the McDougal Sports Complex

6:30 am — Pilot Briefing—At McDougal Field on Airport Rd. Pilot, Media, Sponsors, and Crew Check-in.

7:30 am — National Anthem and Balloon Launch

8 – 11 am — Tethered rides at the McDougal Sports Complex

9 – 10:30 am — Refuel – at Big R.

10 am — Breakfast at the Lovelock Volunteer Fire House. The Lover’s Aloft Balloon Committee is sponsoring a breakfast for sponsors, crew, pilots and guests. –The public is welcome and may purchase meal tickets at the door for $8. All meal proceeds and donations go to the Lovelock Volunteer Fire department.

11 am — Balloon Festival Awards and Silent Auction at the Lovelock Volunteer Firehouse

Monday – McDougal Sports Complex

7 am – Fun flight on our own – No expenses covered – Not part of FAA waiver

Please note that all events and activities are subject to change.

Balloons fly – weather permitting.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

[Don’t forget to lock your Love! Details at Temptations, location behind the Court House]

Details

Start:
February 13, 2020
End:
February 17, 2020
Cost:
Free
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Venue

McDougal Field
NV United States

Organizer

Lovelock Chamber of Commerce
Phone:
1-775-273-2400
Website:
https://www.pershingchamber.com/