Magnolia Midlands / Dublin

Irish Balloon Fest & Glow

Dates : 3/12/16 - 3/12/16
Southern Pines Ag and Expo Center
575 Southern Pines Road
Dublin, GA 31021

478-272-4002
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Watch as color lights the skies above Dublin as a multitude of hot air balloons float in a race to the finish in a celebration of St. Patrick's Day during the Balloon Fest and Glow on Saturday, March 12 with a morning launch and the Glow from sunset at around 6:30 p.m. 

Weather permitting. If the weather conditions are too windy or storms are forecast, the take off will be postponed until conditions are acceptable.

Admission is free.

Tethered rides may be available at the balloonists discretion.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Saturday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Accessible by Public Transportation, Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Concessions, Free Parking, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    16

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

    Type

    Entertainment, Fairs & Festivals, Family Friendly, Free Things to Do, Outdoors & Nature, St. Patrick's Day

Events

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  • St. Patrick's Cruzin' the Pines Car & Truck Show

    St. Patrick's Cruzin' the Pines Car & Truck Show

    02/27/2016 - 02/27/2016

    Roll the window down, sit back, and cruise on over to Dublin, Georgia for the St. Patrick's Cruzin' the Pines Car & Truck Show at Southern Pines Regional Park.  

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  • St. Patrick's Pig in the Park BBQ Fest

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    Get fired up in Dublin during the St. Patrick's Pig in the Park BBQ Championship at Market on Madison beginning with the kick-off of Downtown Dublin's First Friday Concert Series on Friday at 6 p.m., featuring live performances by Nashville recording artist, Wes Loper. Grab your lawn chairs and coolers as downtown spices up with live musical performances, local BBQ and fun for the kids.

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  • St. Patrick's Kite Flying Jamboree

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    03/05/2016 - 03/05/2016

    Bring your favorite kite as the luck of the Irish blows in steady breezes for the Annual St. Patrick's Festival Kite Flying Jamboree at Springdale Baptist Church. This free family event fills the sky with bold color. Lucky the Leprechaun will visit, and snacks will be available for purchase. 

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  • St. Patrick's Arts & Crafts Festival

    St. Patrick's Arts & Crafts Festival

    03/19/2016 - 03/19/2016

    Explore the best of Downtown Dublin during the Arts & Crafts Festival as live music, artisans, and food take center stage at the Market on Madison and Bicentennial Plaza for a jig of epic proportions! Featuring live entertainment, petting zoo, play zone with pony rides, kid's beautiful landscaping, a huge dining pavilion and food court, guest information booths, and more, the Arts & Crafts Festival promises families a lively time!

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