Nebraska Balloon & Wine Festival is an annual early August celebration taking place over Friday and Saturday at the Ta Ha Zouka Park, Elkhorn. That's 23 mi (37 km) west of downtown Omaha. The festive program features wine and food experience along with hot air ballooning, as well as KidZone, Family Village, and helicopter rides on Saturday. The festival hours for Friday are 5 pm to 11 pm, and Saturday—3 pm to 11 pm. Tickets cost $14 for adults and $7 for kids aged six to eleven, while five and under have free admission. Wine tasting package costs $15 in advance and $19 at the gate.