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The Flying Circus Hot Air Balloon Festival 2023

One of the highlights of the Virginia summer

The Flying Circus Annual Hot Air Balloon Festival takes place every summer at the Flying Circus Aerodrome, Bealeton. The venue is 16 mi (26 km) south-east of Warrenton, Virginia. It's the biggest event of the year organized by the Flying Circus, that has been operating for over 50 years in Virginia.

The two-day Flying Circus Hot Air Balloon Festival starts at 6 am with a spectacular lift-off. Balloon rides will be available. In addition to hot air balloons, airshows will also take place at 1:30 pm on both Saturday and Sunday. Late afternoon and evening balloon launches will happen between 6 and 8 pm. Many balloons offer tethered and chartered flights that have to be booked in advance. Regular admission to the Flying Circus is $15.

For the tickets and latest updates, please check with the official website (see External Resources below.)

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