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The Ohio Challenge Balloon Festival

The Ohio Challenge Balloon Festival
Past Event - Saturday, July 17, 2021
This page may be updated if the event is repeated
Walk-in admission is $5 per adult, 13 and up. 12 and under are free. Parking is $15 w/ free shuttle and admission for all in the car. Parking Shuttle from the Airport Entrance

Hot air balloon competition, live music, carnival, car show, skydiving demonstrations, balloon glow, fireworks and more!

The Ohio Challenge Balloon Festival

Hot Air Balloon Festival 2021

The Ohio Challenge is a sanctioned hot air balloon competition. This year 30 participants will race to win the coveted Ohio Challenge Trophy and a bid to attend the Nationals.

Hot Air Balloon Festival, Middletown OHOther activities include:

  • Outdoor concerts
  • Car Show
  • Food vendors
  • Arts & craft
  • Carnival rides
  • Night Balloon Glow
  • Hot Air Balloon Tethered Rides
  • Biplane rides
  • Hot Air Balloon Rides
  • Fireworks!

I-75/Exit 32: Follow the balloon signs to downtown Middletown and Middletown Regional Airport. Parking is at the airport with shuttle to Smith Park.

Please visit our website for a full schedule and parking information!

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