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HOT AIR BALLOON LAUNCHES

JULY 10 & 11, 2021
Saturday & Sunday Mornings – 6:30 am – 9:30 am
Ski Town Ball Fields
Parking: Meadows Parking Lot

VIEW DETAILS: Hot Air Balloon Launch
The Yampa Valley will be dotted with color as more than two dozen balloons take to the sky Saturday and Sunday mornings. We invite you to join us at Ski Town Ballfields for our public viewing area with tethered balloons, food and merchant vendors, and family fun.

The Launch site is NOT open to the public. Please enjoy the balloons from our public viewing area or from the comfort of your home, hotel balcony, favorite breakfast patio, or local public open spaces.

HOT AIR BALLOON EVENING GLOW
Open to the public | Free Admission

Saturday, July 10 – 7:00 pm
Ski Town Ball Fields
Parking: Meadows Parking Lot

VIEW DETAILS: Location TBD
The Steamboat Hot Air Balloon Rodeo Night Glow returns in 2021. Meet the pilots, and get up close to the balloons as they fill the air with color. Enjoy music, food, and fun in this iconic event for the whole family.

Apply to be a Food or Merchant Vendor

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS

Wear a face mask that covers your nose and mouth.
Stay home if you are sick.
Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
Handwash stations will be available at the launch site as well as soap in the restrooms.
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
Please do not enter the premises if you have been diagnosed with COVID-19, or are waiting for test results, or have COVID-19 symptoms such as cough, fever, or shortness of breath or other symptoms as established by the CDC. Adhere to the CDC guidelines for quarantine and isolation.
Adhere to all federal, state and local regulations, recommendations and mandates regarding COVID-19.
Practice safe social distancing. Please keep a minimum 6-foot distance (2 meters) between yourself and others.
Please wear a recommended facial covering/mask while you are shopping or visiting.
Do not gather in groups.
Only healthy staff and volunteers will be working at the event.

Participation Information

 

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BE A VOLUNTEER

There are many opportunities to get involved with the Steamboat community by volunteering for this signature event.
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BE A SPONSOR

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact bblood@steamboatpilot.com

 
 

 

Contact us to be a Volunteer

We have a variety of volunteer needs throughout our event weekend, July 13-14, 2019:

BALLOON LAUNCH VOLUNTEER
Balloon crew: Do you love hot air balloons? Do you want to be an integral part of the ballooning experience? Join a balloon crew! Applicants must be 18 or older and will assist with the inflation, launch, and serve on the chase crew from the ground. Volunteers are needed beginning at 5:45 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at Bald Eagle Lake.

Balloon launch site volunteer: Help our event crew with set-up, judging the balloon competitions, and being a grounds helper at Bald Eagle Lake, where two dozen balloons will fill the sky above. Applicants must be 18 or older.

Past volunteers offered positions first. Remaining volunteer applicants on a first-come, first-served basis.

BALLOON GLOW VOLUNTEER
Help balloon crews inflate their balloons for the magical Night Glow at Ski Town Ball Fields in  Steamboat Springs. Other opportunities include site set-up, greeting attendees or being a grounds helper. Applicants must be 18 or older.

Contact Us

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For event Information contact Krista DeHerrera, Event Director, by email directly below.

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