Plano Balloon Festival 2014
Each year, Plano Texas becomes the Hot Air Balloon Capital of Texas! No surprise this year that a great event is planned. On September 19th, we kick off the 35th Annual Plano Balloon Festival at Oak Point Park.
This weekend-long event begins at 4:00pm Friday, September 19th and ends September 21st. This annual event is held at Oak Point Park, 2801 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, TX 75074. Families will enjoy the hot air balloons, evening balloon “glow”, fireworks, sky divers, Kids Fun Zone, food booths, and vendor booths selling merchandise throughout the event. Of course, there is also live entertainment throughout the weekend.
The balloons will launch Friday at 6:00pm, Saturday at 7:00am and 6:00pm, and Sunday at 7:00am and 6:00pm (weather permitting).
Admission is $5.00 per person (kids under 36″ are free, and Seniors 65+ get $1.00 off)
You can purchase advance tickets on-line or at InTouch Credit Union, or purchase tickets at the gate during the event.
Premium Parking is $10.00 per car, Off-site Parking is $5.00 per car
Premium Parking locations include: Collin College Spring Creek Campus (2800 E. Spring Creek), Oak Point Recreation Center (Jupiter & Spring Creek), First United Methodist church (Parker & Spring Creek), and Community Unitarian Universalist Church (2875 E. Parker Rd).
Off-site Parking locations: Plano Centre (2000 E. Spring Creek Pkwy) and Collin Creek Church (1905 E. Parker Rd)