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Kanab Balloons & Tunes Roundup 2024 in Utah

Balloons over magnificent southern Utah scenery

Dates: February 16–18, 2024

Every February ballooning enthusiasts flock to southern Utah, where the historical city of Kanab holds its annual Balloons & Tunes Roundup. Expect to witness a magnificent sight of over 40 hot air balloons rising over quintessential South-Western scenery. The festival is usually held during the Presidents' Day Weekend, and the schedule features balloon launches on all three mornings.

The lift-off usually takes place at the former Coral Cliffs Golf Course in Kanab at 7:30 am. In the afternoons, visitors can join the fun on Main Street with vendors fair, live music, and lots of food, which will keep everyone busy until late at night. The Lantern Festival is planned at 7 pm on Friday, with lanterns launched behind Kanab Center. The Balloon Glow takes place on Center Street at 7 pm on Saturday.

The Battle of the Bands is another highlight of the festival. Three winners will perform at the Lantern Festival. The Vendor Fair takes place from 11 am to 7 pm on Friday and Saturday on Main Street. On Sunday, visitors can witness one last balloon launch at Coral Cliffs Golf Course at 7 am before heading home or continuing to explore fantastic outdoor fun opportunities in Southern Utah.

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