2021 Schedule

 July 30-August 7, 2021 

Schedule Subject to Change

The National Balloon Classic Memorial Balloon Field is an open, landscaped field—chairs are not provided or available to rent.
Bring your own lawn chair or blanket. Pop-up tents are not allowed.

Friday, July 30th

6:30 PM - Balloon Flight

7:00 PM - Vintage Balloon Inflate

DARK - Fantastic Fireworks

ON STAGE - Jake Simon

Monday, August 2nd

Townie Night + Pilot Appreciation

6:30 pm - Balloon Flight

7:00 pm - Shape Inflate!

ON STAGE - Jim Stockberger

Thursday, August 5th

6:30 PM - Balloon Flight

DARK - Fantastic Fireworks

ON STAGE - TrainWreck

Saturday, July 31st

6:30 PM - Open the Skies, Mass Ascension

ON STAGE - Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Tuesday, August 3rd

6:30 PM - Open the Skies, Mass Ascension

ON STAGE - Little Mojo

Friday, August 6th

6:30 PM - Balloon Flight

ON STAGE - Final Mix

Sunday, August 1st

6:30 PM - Balloon Flight

DUSK - Nite Glow

ON STAGE - Damon Dotson

Wednesday, August 4th

Warren County Night

6:30 PM -  Balloon Flight

DUSK - Nite Glow

ON STAGE - Not Quite Brothers

Saturday, August 7th

6:30 PM - Balloon Flight

DARK - Fantastic Fireworks

ON STAGE - Jason Brown

Admission is $10 per night for guests 6 years and older. Children 5 years and younger are free. Admission ticket includes parking. 

Tickets must be purchased online and printed on paper.
Tickets cannot be scanned from a mobile device. Unused tickets are not refundable. 

Morning competition begins at 6:30 a.m. each day, weather permitting.
Gates are open from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. for viewing only (no services/entertainment).
Visitors are welcome to watch as pilots throw competition baggies at targets on the field.
Admission and parking are free-will donation for morning viewing only.

 ON STAGE – provided by our Presenting Sponsor 


Contact Us Form
Office number: 515-961-8415


Office Address: 1601 North Jefferson Way, Indianola, IA. 50125

Mailing Address: PO Box 346, Indianola, IA. 50125

Memorial Balloon Field: 15335 Jewell Street, Indianola, IA. 50125 


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