Oklahoma Festival of Ballooning is an annual event that takes place on the third weekend of August at Hatbox Field in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Over 30 balloons rise over Muskogee County, creating a beautiful panorama of the dotted sky. The three-day festival runs from 6 pm to 9 pm on Friday and Sunday, on Saturday it runs in the morning from 7 am to 9 am.
Oklahoma Festival of Ballooning offers tethered balloon rides, food trucks, helicopter rides over the area, children activities, live music, and much more. The major highlights of the festival are The Balloon Glow and the fantastic fireworks finale on Sunday. In addition to the ballooning experience, there is an "Up Up and Away" 5k fun Run.