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Winthrop Balloon Festival – Fly with 15 hot air balloons

Winthrop Balloon Festival – Fly with 15 hot air balloons



March 1, 2024 @ 7:00 am
March 3, 2024 @ 9:00 am
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Winthrop Inn
960 State Route 20
Winthrop, WA 98862 United States
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Come fly at the Winthrop Balloon Festival with 15 hot air balloons in the snowy mountains! Fly in a balloon or watch as a spectator

Get ready for an exhilarating escapade this year at Winthrop! Book your flight and join us for an unforgettable getaway from March 1st to the 3rd at the 2024 Winthrop Hot Air Balloon RoundUp. For daily updates on the event’s weather conditions, please refer to the schedule on the Winthrop Chamber’s website.

Amazing Experience

Never experienced the majesty of a hot air balloon festival? Prepare to be amazed! Our event will feature 8-10 hot air balloons gracefully soaring through the snow-capped mountains of Winthrop, Washington. Sounds spectacular, doesn’t it?

Want Awesome Photos?

If you’re a photographer, this is an opportunity you won’t want to miss. You’ll have the chance to capture stunning images as the balloons inflate and lift-off. And, weather permitting, be sure to witness the breathtaking balloon glow in downtown Winthrop on Saturday evening. Watch as three balloons inflate in the dark, their fabric illuminating the streets with a mesmerizing glow.

Watch Or Fly

About this Event (Free Spectator Entry / Paid Hot Air Balloon Ride Information Below)

The Winthrop Balloon Event is open for public viewing free of charge. However, if you wish to elevate your experience with a hot air balloon ride, you will need to secure your spot by booking online via Seattle Ballooning’s website. Please note, tickets for flights are very limited and should ideally be purchased 6-9 months in advance. Flights start at $375 per person.

Other Places You Can Fly In A Hot Air Balloon In Washington State

If you can’t make it to see the hot air balloons and would like to join us at another Washington State festival, you can find the information on the Seattle Ballooning website. You can also fly in front of Mt. Rainier in Seattle. Click here to book your summer hot air balloon ride.

For hot air balloon rides during the Walla Walla Balloon festival or flying during grape season in the spring or fall.