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High on Kalamazoo Balloon Festival - FREE event open to the public!

Dates: Fri Sep 26 - Sun Sep 28, 14

Time: All Day

Type: Air Zoo Events

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Rain or Shine!
The High on Kalamazoo Balloon Festival is held at the Air Zoo and is FREE and open to the public. On Saturday, Air Zoo will be open until 8pm.

Don't miss one of Michigan's coolest FREE events!

Join us at the Air Zoo September 26th-28th for three amazing days of hot air ballooning, family activities, live entertainment, and fantastic food. ADMISSION IS FREE!!! On Saturday, September 27th, join as at 9pm to welcome home an amazing group of World War II Veterans returning from a Talon's Out Honor Flight to the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C.!

Air Zoo High on Kalamazoo Balloon Festival Schedule - Sept. 26-28, 2014

BI-PLANE RIDES WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE AIR ZOO EACH DAY! FOR DETAILS, CLICK HERE.

Friday, September 26th

9:00 am - 5:00 pm: Air Zoo open

11:00 am - 5:00 pm : Air Zoo East Campus open

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Festival grounds open (food, beverage, and novelty vendors)

5:25 pm - 6:10 pm: Louis Bryant Music (band)

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm: Balloon Flight Activity - Air Zoo Balloon Field

6:25 pm -7:05 pm: Branden Mann & the Reprimand (band)

7:20 pm - 8:20 pm: North 30 (band)

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm: Balloon Glow - Balloon Field

Saturday, September 27th

7:30 am - 9:00 am Balloon Flight Activity - Balloon Field

9:00 am- 7:00 pm Air Zoo open

10:00 am- 3:00 pm: Mayor's Car Show - Classic Cars, Hot Rods, and other amazing vehicles.

11:00 am - 5:00 pm: Air Zoo East Campus opens

11:00 am- 4:00 pm: Activities for Kids

11:00 am - 11:45 pm: Fizz, Boom, Soar- Exciting, Interactive Air Zoo Science Presentation!

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Local Sports Team Mascots
Balloon Artist - next to Kids tent
Face Painting - next to Kids tent

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm: Alan Kazam Magic Show

2:00pm - 2:45 pm: Fizz, Boom, Soar- Exciting Interactive, Air Zoo Science Presentation!

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm: ASPCA pet adoption

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm: Fizz, Boom, Soar- Exciting, Interactive Air Zoo Science Presentation!

5:00 pm- 10:00 pm: Festival grounds open (food, beverage and novelty vendors)

5:00 pm - 5:55 pm: Fly Paper (band)

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm: Balloon Flight Activity - Air Zoo Balloon Field

6:10 pm - 6:30 pm: The Jon Petro Project (band)

6:45 pm - 8:15 pm: Jaik Willis (band)

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm: Talons Out Honor Flight Celebration begins - Welcome home World War II Veterans returning from an honor flight visit to the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. www.talonsouthonorflight.org

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm: Balloon Glow - Air Zoo Balloon Field

8:45 pm - 9:30 pm: Talons Out Veterans Parade

9:30 - ? Veterans photos inside the Main Campus

Sunday, September 28th

7:30 am - 9:00 am: Balloon Flight Activity - Balloon Field

Mayor's Classic Car Show
Also taking place on Saturday is the Mayors Classic Car Show from 10:00 - 3:00pm. Enter your car in The Mayors Classic Car Show! There is a $10 entry fee, dash plaques and trophies. For more information contact Dave Jones, Mayors Classic Car Club: 269.420.6850.

Parking

Parking will be available at the the Air Zoo's main parking lot, with alternate parking available at 2771 Romence Rd E, Portage, MI (See Map below).

Parking Map for High on Kalamazoo Balloon Festival at the Air Zoo

Special Thank you to:
The City of Portage and the Kalamazoo/ Battle Creek International Airport

Sponsored by:

Rentalex

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