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Lincoln Balloon Festival – Lincoln, IL
August 29, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Borderline will perform at 8pm on Saturday August 29. This event will take place at the Logan County Airport in Lincoln, Illinois
Come enjoy the mass ascension of the hot air balloons in the skies of Logan County. Morning and evening flights both Friday and Saturday (weather permitting). At dusk, the balloons will come back to the Airport and re-inflate for evening glows. This is a spectacular event that is enjoyed by the young and old alike.
Tethered balloon rides will be available Friday August 28th and Saturday, August 29th at the Logan County Airport weather permitting. Rides are $15 per adult and $10 per child (12 & Under) and up to 6 people can ride at a time (weight permitting).
Paid balloon rides are available for purchase through the Chamber Office. You may call (217) 735-2385 to make your reservation. One ride is $250 per person, which is a 45 minute to 1 hour ride over Lincoln and Logan County. These rides take place Saturday and Sunday morning at 6:30 AM. There are a limited number of rides available, and they always fill up quick.
The airport offers family fun and entertainment with children’s activities and our Midway Carnival. On Saturday, get unlimited rides from 1 PM to 4 PM for only $15! Rock Climbing – Test your skills as you trek to the top of the “mountain”. This festival favorite is fun for all ages. Kite Making – Join the Wisconsin Kiters Club, Saturday, August 24 starting at 1PM at the airport, and check out their kite flying skills. Watch and be amazed at their ability to fly 30 foot kites high above the Logan County Airport. Children can make their own kites and learn how to fly them as well for only $5!