Some of America's best hot air ballooning occurs right in the sleepy town of Panguitch, Utah. The town wakes up and comes alive with the sights and sounds of hot air balloons for the entire weekend of the festival. With several spectacular events, the Panguitch Balloon Festival is something you won't want to miss.
Organization: Panguitch Main Street, Inc.
Dates: 06/28/2013 - 06/30/2013 update info
Time: 6:30:00 AM - 7:00:00 PM
Event Cost: varies
Venue: Panguitch in Panguitch,UT
Contact: Panguitch Main Street, Inc.
Phone: (435) 676-2514
Three days of hot air ballooning fun with a rally, parade, varied vendors, food and drinks, kids fun, inflatables, karoake, raffles, live entertainment and poker. Come join us and be a part of the fun at the annual Rally. Southern Utah's premier hot air balloon event!
- Over forty balloons launch into the sky with a beautiful canyon backdrop behind them.
- A late June event each year
- Over 40 balloons line the streets and then the skies
Overview: The Panguitch Balloon Festival is a marvel which occurs each year during the last weekend in June. Utah's best hot air balloon pilots join in the Media Flight on Friday. Over forty balloons launch into the sky with a beautiful canyon backdrop behind them.
When: A late June event spanning 4 days
Where: Main and Center Street - Panguitch Utah
Fees: Free to watch
Details: On Saturday evening pilots set their balloons up along Main and Center Streets. Locals say its a "glow" like no other when all of the balloons light up the streets. Music fills the air. Pilots share ballooning information with inquisitive spectators. Restaurants leave their doors open to welcome festival goers. Throughout the weekend there is also sky diving, parachute jumping, breakfasts, tether rides for kids, musical entertainment and a craft fair.
There is no other way to enjoy Panguitch's beautiful Historic District on Main and Center than when it is filled with gorgeous and colorful hot air balloons.