Experience the wonder and excitement of the Great Reno Balloon Race!
Friday, September 9 - Sunday, September 11 • 2016
Location: Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
Experience the largest free hot-air balloon event in the world. This annual event features more than 100 hot-air balloons that soar high into the Reno skies. Fan favorites include Darth Vader, Smokey Bear, rainbow-colored guppies and many more.
Attracting upwards of 120,000 spectators from all over the world, the event welcomes families and children to experience the race with its vibrant colors and inspiring music.
- Glow Shows: Starting on Saturday and Sunday at 5:00 am, a handful of balloons light up against the dark sky
- Dawn Patrol: Starting at 5:30 am on Saturday and Sunday only, pilots fly their hot-air balloons in the dark with choreographed music
- Mass Ascension Launch: Beginning at 6:45 am on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, more than 100 hot air balloons will launch from the Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
- Balloon Boulevard: Enjoy food, warm drinks, as well as crafts and memorabilia dedicated to the balloon race
To learn more about The Great Reno Balloon Race, visit https://renoballoon.com.
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