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September 2018

The Great Reno Balloon Race

September 7, 2018 - September 9, 2018
Reno Balloon Race, 1595 N Sierra St
Reno, NV 89503 United States
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The Great Reno Balloon Race is the largest free hot-air ballooning event in the world. During three days in early September, you can look up into the Reno skies and see a rainbow of hot air balloons soaring about. From its humble beginnings in 1982 with just 20 balloons, The Great Reno Balloon Race has taken flight with up to 100 balloons each year. The idea was to create an event that would keep visitors in town the weekend between…

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January 2019

Mesquite Hot Air Balloon Festival

January 25 - January 27
CasaBlanca Resort & Casino – Mesquite, 950 W. Mesquite Blvd
Mesquite, NV 89027
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Bright colored balloons will take to the skies above Mesquite for the 2019 Hot Air Balloon Festival Friday through Sunday.  There's nothing like watching these large, colorful balloons effortlessly ascend into Mesquite's wide-open skies at dawn in a slow-motion game of chase.  The Mesquite Balloon Festival will also offer culinary and entertainment festivities for the whole family over this three-day event. As the sun goes down, a balloon glow will take place in the evening, offering spectators a breathtaking view of inflated…

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February 2019

Lovers Aloft Balloon Festival in Lovelock

February 14 - February 18
McDougal Field NV United States
Free
Lovers Aloft, Lovelock Nevada. Photo by Karalyn Mumm

Spectacular Balloon Launch and Valentine's Day Celebration - Download Schedule - Printable Poster - 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…

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Pahrump Hot Air Balloon Festival

February 22 - February 24
Petrack Park – Pahrump, 150 NV-160
Pahrump, NV 89060
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The Pahrump Balloon Festival brings together more than 20 hot air balloon pilots from the western states. Bring the family to enjoy hot air balloon rides, music and entertainment, great food and arts and crafts! There will also be a hot air balloon glow show the evening of Friday, Feb. 23 and Saturday, Feb. 24, where more than a dozen balloons will illuminate the area as they are synchronize their balloons to music.

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