Hot Air Balloons at Callaway Resort & Gardens
Georgia Air Shows and Balloon Festivals
Let your spirit soar with these high-flying festivals happening in Georgia this summer and fall!
Helen to the Atlantic Hot Air Balloon Race, May 30 - June 1, 2019
Look to the skies as the United States’ only long distance hot air balloon race rises over the Alpine Village of Helen starting May 30. While the Helen to the Atlantic Hot Air Balloon Race continues throughout the weekend, other balloonists will compete in events in Helen with balloon flights each day.
Northwest Georgia Hot Air Balloon & Aviation Festival, June 28-29, 2019
Head to Rome, Georgia, for two days of high-flying amazement at the Northwest Georgia Hot Air Balloon & Aviation Festival. See hot air balloons, airplanes and helicopters, and enjoy more than 100 craft and retail vendors, food vendors and rides for kids of all ages. The fantastic Hot Air Moon Glow will take place Saturday evening, and you can take a tethered balloon ride for only $20.
Celebrate America, June 29, 2019
Visit The Rock Ranch for its annual patriotic event, this year featuring hot air balloons! Enjoy tethered hot air balloon rides, ziplining, rock walk climbing, pony rides and spectacular fireworks.
Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival, Aug. 30 - Sept. 1, 2019
Go up, up, and away on Labor Day weekend at Callaway Resort & Gardens in Pine Mountain. In addition to the regular Callaway lineup of fun, the festival offers days filled with entertainment, family activities, exhibits, demonstrations, music and tethered balloon rides.
Thunder Over Georgia Air Show, Sept. 28-29
See the incredible United States Air Force Thunderbirds perform at Robins Air Force Base at the Thunder Over Georgia Air Show in Warner Robins. Other high-flying performers include the USAF F-22 Demonstration Team, the U.S. Army Black Daggers and many civilian acts. Best of all, admission is free!
Atlanta Air Show, Oct. 12-13, 2019
Experience an air show in a whole new way when the Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton hosts the nation's only air show inside an "aerial stadium." The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and some of the nation's top military and civilian pilots and performers will put on quite a show. See all the high-speed action in Hampton this fall.