Frequently Asked Questions

The event takes place at Memorial Park: 1605 E Pikes Peak Ave, Colorado Springs Colorado 80910

NO PERSONAL DRONES are allowed due to safety concerns.

There is no smoking allowed at Memorial Park. Balloons use liquid propane as fuel, which is highly flammable.

Yes, coolers are allowed. No glass or bottles are allowed.


Lawn chairs and blankets can be brought into the park and used to watch balloons launches/inflations as well as all the music acts. People with lawn chairs should be mindful of the people around and behind them.

No tailgating tents, ‘pop tents’, or full size tents are allowed on the field. Small umbrellas are acceptable.

No all musical entertainment is part of the free event

No, currently this service is not available.

Lost and Found will be located at the fire department tent on the southeast corner of the launch field.

Hot Air Balloons FAQ

No, balloons are visible at the morning launch from 6:30 am and 9:00 am and on Saturday and Sunday afternoon at 7:00pm for the Balloon Glow. Weather Permitting.

Yes, Rainbow Ryders Inc. is our official balloon ride operator at the event. The ride balloons will be launching every morning (weather permitting) during the event. Reservations must be made in advance. Visit rainbowryders.com or their booth at the event for more information.