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ClovisFest & Hot Air Balloon Fun Fly 2024

An annual ballooning celebration by the Clovis Chamber of Commerce

Dates: September 28–29, 2024

ClovisFest & Hot Air Balloon Fun Fly

Everyone in the Central Valley knows that September is a month of hot air balloons. ClovisFest & Hot Air Balloon Fun Fly is an annual festival, which takes place over a weekend late in the month at Clovis Rodeo Grounds in Old Town Clovis. Apart from hot air balloons, this free event offers a street fair and entertainment for the whole family.

The take-offs at the ClovisFest are typically scheduled on Saturday and Sunday mornings, at dawn between 6 am and 7 am. So if you want to admire the spectacle, come before sunrise. As a bonus, you'll be treated to some delicious breakfast items as you wait for the festivities, which run from 8 am to 5 pm. Note that balloon rides are not available to the public. However, you can enjoy tethered rides.

More fun is available at the Fresno/Clovis Convention & Visitors Bureau‘s ClovisFest International Village on 4th Street, where attendees can enjoy live performances and family-friendly activities. Attractions include unique craft vendors and various cultural adventures. ClovisFest is presented by the Clovis Chamber of Commerce and Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino.

Clovis is a city in the Fresno County of California, 6.5 miles (10.5 km) northeast of Downtown Fresno. You can book a stay in the area from the accommodations' map, showcasing the best options closest to ClovisFest's grounds.

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Last updated: by Olha Savych