Mark your calendar for the first-ever Boro Balloon Fest Aug 2-4 at The Grove at Williamson Place.
Boro Balloon Fest will host several hot air balloons for adventure flights, tethered rides, & balloon glows for 3 days. Scheduled during the beginning season of Sunflowers at The Grove at Williamson Place, this festival is sure to be one of the most picturesque.
In addition to the hot air balloons, activities will include food trucks, live music, craft vendors, hayrides, a slime creation station, and a hot air balloon photo booth sponsored by Puckett’s Murfreesboro. This event is rain or shine.
“We are so proud to be a part of this exciting inaugural event,” said Senior Vice President of the Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Barbara Wolke. “The Boro Balloon Fest will add fun and draw adventurous visitors to our thriving Rutherford County festival scene.”
The first-ever Boro Balloon Fest takes off Friday, August 2nd with adventure flights in the morning at a pilot-determined time, tethered rides beginning at 4 p.m. at the pilots’ discretion and a balloon glow at 7 p.m.! Friday is Americana Night sponsored by The Alley on Main. Come listen to the croons of singers, songwriters and bands!
Boro Balloon Fest continues flying on Saturday, August 3rd with more adventure flights in the morning at a pilot-determined time, tethered rides beginning at 4 p.m. at the pilots’ discretion and a balloon glow at 7 p.m.! Saturday, Grammy Nominee singer, Dave Barnes, will perform at 4:30 p.m. to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee.
Boro Balloon Fest draws to a close on Sunday, August 4th with adventure flights in the morning with other Fest activities continuing throughout the day. Seeds Church takes the stage for a Sunday morning praise and worship. All are welcome!
WHERE: The Grove at Williamson Place is located at 3250 Wilkinson Pike, Murfreesboro
WHEN: Friday, Aug 2- Sunday, Aug 4, 12pm – 9pm each day
TICKETS: General Admission Tickets are $20 and are PER VEHICLE.
One General Admission Ticket includes entry and parking to the Fest FOR ALL GUESTS IN YOUR VEHICLE. GA Tickets are non-refundable.
GA tickets are required in addition to purchasing a tethered ride, but not an adventure ride.
Hot air balloon tethered rides are $20 per person and adventure flight tickets are $250 per person.
A Tethered Ride is when the Hot Air Balloon, attached by suspension system, lifts 80 to 90 feet off the ground and hovers for several minutes.
An Adventure Flight is an hour to 2-hour untethered flight reaching heights of above 3000 feet
Tethered rides and adventure flight tickets will be refunded or rescheduled if the weather does not permit. Each passenger will be required to sign a waiver form before getting in the air crafts. Passengers must be able to stand upright in the hot air balloon baskets.
Sponsors include World Outreach Church, Hilton Garden Inn Murfreesboro, The Murfreesboro Pulse, Murfreesboro.com, Zaxby’s, Chick-fil-A Murfreesboro, Billie’s Place at Paradise Farm, Red Stone Federal Credit Union and The Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau.