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Ashland BalloonFest

Thursday, Jun 27, 2019 at 4:00pm

Freer Field
1256 Center Street
Ashland, OH 44805


-4:00-8:00pm VIP Reception (VIP Tent)
sponsored by Housekeeping by Heather, Mitchell’s Orchard, Besta Fasta and Uniontown Brewing Company for all sponsors and pilots, tickets required.
-4:00-6:00pm Live Radio Remote (West)
104.5 WQKT, your source for the best news, sports and country music.
-4:00-9:30pm Kids Fun Zone sponsored by Ashland Source (Kids Zone)
Pony rides, laser tag, inflatables, and more
-4:00-10:00pm Food Vendors (Concessions)
Many to choose from.
-4:00-9:00pm Merchant Tents (North)
Featuring home improvement solutions, to educational options, to personal indulgence and much more
-5:00-9:00pm Live Musical Entertainment sponsored by WQKT 104.5 FM (Main Stage)
SOBOS (Some Of the Best Old Songs), is a classic rock band from Wooster, Ohio. Focusing on music from the 70’s and 80’s, the song list has a good deal of variety.
-4:00-9:00pm Bumper Bubbles by NEO Bubble Soccer (Kids Zone)
Roll-Flip-Bounce and of course, KNOCK PEOPLE DOWN!…for ages 5 and up! Come Get Your Bubble ON!
-6:00-9:00pm Princesses by Vinyl Marketing (Kids Zone)
Find your favorite character and take a picture.
-6:15pm OPENING CEREMONIES (Main Stage)
Ashland Veteran’s Color Guard
-6:30pm Media Flight sponsored by Donley Ford Lincoln of Ashland (Launch Field)
Enjoy the cold inflation process as pilots and crew prepare hot air balloons to take area media representatives for a ride.
-8:15pm Balloon Glow Encounter (Launch Field)
Tickets can be purchased online.
-9:15pm Balloon Glow sponsored by Ashland Times Gazette (Launch Field)
Enjoy an interactive display as hot air balloons line the launch field and glow against the night sky choreographed to music.

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