The 15th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival will be May 3&4, 2019.
Event featuring around 45 balloons welcoming an estimated 165,000 guest over the weekend. Live entertainment, vendors, food vendors and a carnival will be provided.
Balloons are NOT visible during the day. Balloons are ONLY visible at dusk and dawn.(weather & wind permitting) Half of the balloons will fly and half will set up for a balloon glow (weather permitting) at dusk (7 p.m. - 8 p.m.) Friday. Competition flights will take place at dawn (6 a.m.) Saturday and Sunday - Festival grounds will be closed during this time but guests are welcome to watch from a distance. The Tanger Outlet Balloon Glow will be Thursday, May 2 beginning at 6:00 pm. Six balloons will set up in the parking lots and inflate balloons to provide a beautiful glow! (WEATHER PERMITTING) Enjoy the balloons, the world famous Disc Connected K-9 Frisbee Dogs, arts and crafts, carnival and more!