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NEW EVENT | Kane County Balloon Festival Coming Summer 2022


ST. CHARLES-west suburban residents are excited for this new event that was recently announced for summer.

The Kane County Balloon Festival is coming July 9 & 10 to the Kane County Fairgrounds.

Get the whole family out for a great family fun time! See incredible Hot Air Balloons, check that bucket list and get a ride on an actual Hot Air Balloon.

The event will have a Kids Zone, with Games and Rides including trains, bounce house's, rock walls and much more.

Both a DJ & live music for your entertainment from a variety of artists will be available. Also, many craft & retail vendor booths will be on site with tons of cool and interesting stuff for sale. Food vendors with a large variety of festival style food to choose from will also be there.

Bucket List!! Tethered Hot air Balloon rides will be available for purchase during the event for $25 per person. While supplies last and weather dependent. Announcements on rides will be made at the event.

For the Grand Finale each night after 8pm there will be the fantastic Hot Air Balloon Glow & Laser show where organizers will light up all the balloons in unison with crowd participatory "Count Downs"! This show incorporates Music and visually stunning coordinated burns by the Hot Air Balloons & Lasers.. creating a Glow! How amazing is that!?

Bring your blankets, chairs and umbrellas and set up your own "perfect" viewing spot.


Tickets are limited. Purchase as soon as possible before it sells out.

Volunteers needed to work with the balloon pilots to set up.

Parking is $5 and onsite. Watch for Parking signs. VIP Parking and Handicapped Parking available.

No Coolers allowed.

Balloon inflation will take place as soon a winds are low enough to be safe. Listen for announcements during the event.

See additional FAQ's on ticket page

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