Celebrating 40 years of ballooning in Plano, Texas the 2019 InTouch Credit Union Plano Balloon Festival is a three-day weekend beginning at 4:00 pm on Friday Sept 20, 2019 at Oak Point Park located at 2801 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, TX 75074. The weekend offers something for everyone, entertainment on the FOX 4 community stage and KLUV main stage, fireworks show, kids activities, sky divers, and an enormous variety of food, merchandise and handmade products; and of course the incredible hot air balloons. The balloons will launch Friday at 6pm, Saturday at 7am and 6pm, and Sunday at 7am and 6pm (weather permitting).
For the adventurous, the RE/MAX of Texas parachute team will perform Friday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons at 5:30pm by jumping from their plane over the park and landing right in the middle of the launch field.
Saturday evening catch the BOOM, BANG, and SIGHT of the spectacular Fireworks presented by Bimbo Bakeries USA. The Festival fireworks show is custom designed and orchestrated by Pyrotex providing an amazing array of colors in the night sky.
CENTRAL MARKET KIDS FUN ZONE…
Ticket Booths open Friday 4:00PM – 9:00PM | Saturday 8:00AM – 9:00PM | Sunday 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Rides open Friday 4:00PM – 10:00PM | Saturday 8:00AM – 10:00PM | Sunday 8:00AM – 7:00PM
Enjoy the fun and interactive inflatable rides this year in the Central Market Kids Fun Zone. Race through the obstacle courses, zip down the huge slides, ride the pirate ship or the berry-go-round. Be sure to check out the “Toddler Zone.” Designed with young toddlers in mind, they can experience the fun of inflatables that are just their size. Children can enjoy the creative make and take art activities in our FREE Kids Korner as they make their way through the different craft stations. Get your Face Painted and explore music at the Plano Symphony Orchestra Instrument Area.
Get registered to run the 2019 Plano Balloon Festival Half Marathon, 10k, 5k and 1k races – www.pbfraces.org #PBFRaces