The Ashland Ohio BalloonFest, 29 years of high flying fun! Feel the excitement and splendor of bold, colorful hot air balloons as they tower over you, then magically rise and soar away! Plus, enjoy lots of other activities: Balloon Glow, Balloon races, stage performances, sport tournaments, displays, exhibits, food and more. Everyone will enjoy the colorful Ashland skies as the hot air balloons fill the air for this memorable weekend.
Freer Field is a 78-acre park near the heart of the city of Ashland. Freer Field has two miles of hiking trails, including a one-mile paved loop for use by hikers, runners, bikers, strollers, and more. These trails travel through several habitats, including 30 acres of woodland and a grassy meadow. The trail circles a large grassy are that offers opportunities for kite flying, Frisbee throwing, and other family fun. There is a historic barn at Freer Field and a unique playground that was designed to be used by children of all abilities.