First-Ever Hot Air Balloon Festival Coming To Delta Colorado This Summer
This Fourth of July, western Colorado will be looking to the sky - and it won't only be to watch fireworks.
Mark Down These Dates For Delta's Hot Air Balloon Festival
The dates to mark down on your calendar are July 1-4 for the first-ever Western Sky Balloon Festival in Delta. It will be a big part of the city's Fourth of July celebration this year.
Of course, with any hot air balloon event, you're at the mercy of the weather. However, balloons are scheduled to ascend between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, with an evening glow event on Saturday and Monday.
It's going to be a big weekend of fun in Delta with live music, pancakes, a parade, and the annual fireworks display put on by the Delta County Fire Protection District. Delta always does a fantastic job with their July 4th celebration and now it's going to be even better than ever.
Where To Find Hot Air Balloon Festivals In Colorado
The popularity of balloon festivals seems to be increasing in Colorado, which hosts several festivals throughout the year including:
Hot Air Balloon Rodeo - Steamboat Springs - July 29-30
Moffatt County Balloon Festival - Craig - Aug. 4-6
Labor Day Lift Off - Colorado Springs - Sept. 2-4
Colorfest Balloon Rally - Pagosa Springs - Sept. 15-17
Snowmass Balloon Fest - Snowmass Village - Sept. 22-24
Arkansas Valley Baloon Festival - Rocky Ford - Nov. 4, 5
The Closest Hot Air Balloon Festival To Grand Junction
There are lots of opportunities to see hot air balloons this year in Colorado, but none will be closer to Grand Junction than the Western Sky Balloon Festival in Delta over the Fourth of July weekend. With any luck and good fortune, the balloon festival will be a huge success and will become an annual western Colorado tradition.
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