Ashland Ohio Balloonfest

Ashland Ohio Balloonfest
Friday, Jun 23, 2023 from 7:00am to 9:15pm
Freer Field
1264 South Center Street

The Ashland BalloonFest will have another fabulous weekend in 2023. Hot air balloons, food & merchant vendors, live entertainment, activities for kids, spectacular balloon glows and much more.


7:00-9:00 AM Fun Flight (Launch Field) – Bring your chairs, coffee & blankets to watch hot air balloons fly over Freer Field.

11:30 AM -1:30 pm: Food Trailer Friday (Concessions) – Food Trailers will be open for Lunch, free parking! 4:00-9:30 pm: Kids Fun Zone sponsored by Directions Credit Union, Gerwig’s White Barn and 91.1 Rise FM (Kids Zone) – Pony rides, inflatables, bubble soccer, Gem Mining and more.

4:00-10:00 pm: Food Vendors (Concessions) – Many to choose from!

4:00-9:00 pm: Merchant Tents – Featuring home improvement solutions, educational options, personal indulgence & much more.

4:00-9:00 pm: Ashland Library Bookmobile – Includes collections of books, magazines, audio books, CDs, DVDs. Something for everyone!

5:00-9:00pm: PhilUP Balloon Artist (Kids Zone) – Balloon Artist / Balloon Twister

5:00-9:00 pm: Adam Calvert – Live musical entertainment sponsored by Bill Harris Chevrolet & The Chevy Network and WQIO 93.7 FM (Main Stage) – He is a singer-songwriter, playing guitar, piano and violin. His show consists of high energy new country, your favorite classic hits, as well as his own original material.

6:00-8:00 pm: Live Radio Remote by WQIO 93.7 FM – The Super Q Listener Parties, Enter to win prizes & meet your favorite Super Q personalities.

6:00-9:00 pm: Princesses & Super Heroes sponsored by Wayne Garage Door Sales & Service (Kids Zone) – Find your favorite character and take a picture!

6:00 pm: AerOhio Skydiving sponsored by Global Product Solutions & RES Auction Services (Launch Field) – watch as skydivers land on the launch field.

6:30 pm: Sponsor Flight sponsored by Donley Ford of Ashland (Launch Field) – Enjoy the cold inflation process as pilots & crew prepare hot air balloons to take sponsors & VIPs for a ride.

8:15 pm: Balloon Glow Encounter (Launch Field) – Tickets for Reserved Premier Seating can be purchased online.

9:15 pm: Balloon Glow Sponsored by OhioHealth (Launch Field) – Enjoy an interactive display as hot air balloons line the launch field and glow against the night sky choreographed to music.

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