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Quad City Balloon Festival

09/21/18 - 09/22/18    

Rock Island County Fairgrounds
4200 Archer Drive

This family friendly event is free to attend with a canned good or non-perishable good donation. All proceeds from the QC Balloon Festival are used to support the River Bend Foodbank Backpack Program. FRIDAY The event begins with a balloon launch at 5:00 p.m. to watch the balloons inflate and fly. Then stay enjoy a Night Glow at 6:30 p.m. when the tethered balloons' colors light up in the night. You can come up close to these gentle giants, take pictures and talk to the pilots during the Glow. SATURDAY The morning begins at with a closed flight/race at 7:00 a.m for the pilots. On Saturday evening, the balloons launch at 5:00 p.m. and then return to the field for a Night Glow at 6:30 p.m. SUNDAY The event ends at with a closed flight/race at 7:00 a.m for the pilots. For more information, visit www.quadcitiesballoonfestival.com or Facebook/Quad Cities Balloon Festival.

Admission: Free Admission

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