Community Events

Community Events

Balloon launches will take place throughout the greater Battle Creek area.

FREE community activities take place Friday, August 24th and Saturday, August 25th at Kellogg Community College.

**All activities are weather permitting**

Schedule

Friday, August 17th

7 am – 9 am Hot air balloon competition and fiesta practice flight

Saturday, August 18th

7 am – 9 am Hot air balloon competition and fiesta practice flight
7:30 pm Opening Ceremonies (invitation only), watch the ceremonies live at
http://zoovision.com/world balloonchampionship/

Sunday, August 19th

7 am – 9 am Hot air balloon competition and fiesta flight
7 pm – 9 pm Hot air balloon competition and fiesta flight

Monday, August 20th

7 am – 9 am Hot air balloon competition and fiesta flight
7 pm – 9 pm Hot air balloon competition and fiesta flight

Tuesday, August 21st

7 am – 9 am Hot air balloon competition and fiesta flight
7 pm – 9 pm Hot air balloon competition and fiesta flight

Wednesday, August 22nd

7 am – 9 am Hot air balloon competition and fiesta flight
7 pm – 9 pm Hot air balloon competition and fiesta flight

Thursday, August 23rd

7 am – 9 am Hot air balloon competition and fiesta flight
7 pm – 9 pm Hot air balloon competition and fiesta flight

Friday, August 24th

7 am – 9 am Hot air balloon competition and fiesta flight
3 pm – 10 pm Community activities and events at  KCC (Northeast corner of KCC, near Roosevelt Avenue):
Food vendors, bands & entertainment, kids’ activities, and balloon education tent
3 pm – 4 pm Battle Creek Blaze – football skills and drills (field)
3 pm – 6 pm Auto show (parking lot)
4 pm – 4:45 pm Master Cloggers – dance team (stage)
4:45 pm – 7:15 pm Skeleton Crew – band (stage)
7 pm – 9 pm Fiesta flight launch or fly-in to KCC
7:15 pm – 9 pm Whiskey Rhythm – band (stage)
9 pm – 10 pm Balloon glow (field)

Saturday, August 25th

7 am – 9 am Hot air balloon fiesta flight
3 pm – 10 pm Community activities and events at KCC (Northeast corner of KCC, near Roosevelt Avenue):
Food vendors, bands & entertainment, kids’ activities, and balloon education tent
3 pm – 6 pm Critchlow Alligator Sanctuary (field)
4 pm – 5 pm Master Lee – Korean martial arts demo (field)
5 pm – 7 pm The Edge – band (stage)
7 pm – 9 pm Fiesta flight launch or fly-in to KCC
7 pm – 9 pm 2Bobs&aJim – band (stage)
9 pm – 10 pm Balloon glow (field)

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