The Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show & Balloon Festival takes place every year on the 4th of July in Battle Creek, Michigan. It is the biggest festival of this kind in the country and one of the top air shows in the U.S. featuring breathtaking stunts and displays. There are also about 50 hot-air balloons and various family-friendly entertainment. Kids' favorite is the Skerbeck Carnival that offers dozens of exciting rides. Food vendors sell a variety of delicious snacks. There will also be motorcycle stunt shows and live music concerts. Two magnificent firework shows are the culmination of the festival.
The airshow is one of the most thrilling events at the festival. Among the top performers are the United States Air Force Thunderbirds, the United States Air Force Heritage Flight featuring the F-22 Raptor (Warbird TBD), Rob Holland in the MXS, and Misty Blues All-Woman Skydiving Team. Also, don't miss the unique Twilight & Night Air Show!
Two "Balloon Illumes" are one of the main highlights of the Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show & Balloon Festival. They take place after dark. The launch field of W.K. Kellogg Airport gets lit up by over 20 glowing hot-air balloons. Balloon Illumes are followed by music entertainment and fireworks.