Every year, balloon aficionados and families from all over the state go to Marysville, Ohio, for the engaging and thrilling All Ohio Balloon Fest. This festival, which takes place against the picturesque background of the Union County Fairgrounds, has grown to be a highlight of Ohio's events calendar. The festival's appeal is found in its varied range of entertainment options and activities, which appeal to visitors of all ages in addition to its vibrant collection of hot air balloons. Now, let's get into the details!
The All Ohio Balloon Fest is a three-day event at Union County Airport in Marysville, Ohio, featuring 20 colorful hot air balloons. Some balloons are shaped like popular characters Peg Leg Pete, and Yoda from Star Wars. Don't miss the daily balloon launch at 6 pm as well as night-time balloon glow at 9 pm. Hot air balloons, a vintage B-25 plane, and helicopters are available for rides for panoramic views. Sky diving is also a popular option at the festival, attended by over 25,000 every year.
The music at All Ohio Balloon Fest is .38 Special on Thursday night and Aaron Lewis Friday night. The festival offers live music concerts at 8 pm, featuring nationally-known headliners like ZZ Top, Carter Winter or Old Dominion. Kidz City offers an obstacle course, bounce houses, a giant slide, and a balloon artist. There are also over 20 vendors offering arts, crafts, various merchandise, and food. All Ohio Baloon Fest has been held since the 1980s, gaining popularity as one of the favourite local events. It runs until 10 pm.