Volunteer NOW for the 2019 Glass City Balloon Race! Click Here
WIN a Balloon Ride for Two at the Glass City Balloon Race!! 

The winner will have the opportunity for themselves and a guest (maximum combined weight of 450 pounds) to ride in a Hot Air Balloon for the evening flight on Friday, September 27, 2019. Must be on site and ready to go at 5:00 PM.

Chance(s) can be purchased at Stroll the Street at the Rossford CVB booth in Edward Ford Memorial Park on Wednesday, September 11 and 18, 2019 OR,

PURCHASE NOW online. Winner will be chosen in a random drawing on September 21, 2019. Winner will be contacted by phone and email. In the event that winner is unable to be contacted by September 23, 2019, another winner will be chosen. Riders will be required to sign liability waivers.

$5 per chance or 5 for $20. Max of 10 chances. The Balloon Ride is valued at $600. 

Download Brochure here!

Schedule of events:

Friday, September 27th
4-11 PM

Food Trucks - 20 Options
Festival Vendors
Kid’s Rides & Activities

4:00 - 6:15 PM - Another Life
5:30 PM - Balloon Ascension
6:45 - 8 PM - Mustang Sally
8 PM - Balloon GLOW sponsored by
Reliance Propane & iHeart Radio
9 PM - Fireworks sponsored by Meijer
9:30 - 10:45 PM - Mustang Sally

Saturday, September 28th
3-11 PM

Food Trucks - 20 Options
Festival Vendors
Kid’s Rides & Activities

3:30 - 4:30 PM - Balloon Pilot Meet & Greets on the Field
4:00 - 6:10 PM - The New Fashioned
5:30 PM - Balloon Ascension
6:40 - 8 PM - The Menus
8 PM - Balloon GLOW sponsored by
Logan Creek & iHeart Radio
9 PM - Fireworks sponsored by Meijer
9:30 - 10:50 PM - The Menus

 

Compass Drive between Crossroads Blvd. & Simmons Road 

 

VIP Experience - Friday, September 27, 2019; 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Experience the Balloon Race from a whole new perspective - on the Balloon Field!  Your $20 per Ticket provides you with
  • Access to the VIP Tent located on the Balloon Field  
  • Front and Center for the Balloon Ascension & Glow! 
  • Food by Country Lane BBQ
  • Two drink tickets for the VIP Bars
  • Access to the front of the stage for Mustang Sally
  • WIN a Hot Air Balloon Ride for Two (maximum combined weight of riders is 450 pounds) on Friday night!
Only 100 Tickets are available to the public.  Tickets must be purchased online by September 20, 2019 to be eligible for drawing for Balloon Ride.  Winner will be contacted by phone or email to make arrangements for the Ride.
 

Purchase VIP Experience tickets here now!

 

WIN a Balloon Ride for Two at the Glass City Balloon Race!!
 

The winner will have the opportunity for themselves and a guest (maximum combined weight of 450 pounds) to ride in a Hot Air Balloon for the evening flight on Friday, September 27, 2019. Must be on site and ready to go at 5:00 PM.

Chance(s) can be purchased at Stroll the Street at the Rossford CVB booth in Edward Ford Memorial Park on Wednesday, September 11 and 18, 2019 OR,

PURCHASE NOW online. Winner will be chosen in a random drawing on September 21, 2019. Winner will be contacted by phone and email. In the event that winner is unable to be contacted by September 23, 2019, another winner will be chosen. Riders will be required to sign liability waivers.

$5 per chance or 5 for $20. Max of 10 chances. The Balloon Ride is valued at $600.

 

Volunteers Needed - Sign Up Here

 

Vendor Opportunities

Vendor space is available at the event. For questions or more information, please contact Beth Genson,
Rossford Convention & Visitors Bureau, at [email protected]om or 419-308-7530.

Vendors Agreement Form (printable pdf) | Vendor Agreement Form Online

Parking throughout the outer lots from Meijer to Home Depot –

Watch for signage and traffic coordinators.

        

           

 

        

 

 Special Hotel Rates 2019

 

Courtyard by Marriott
 
Hampton Inn & Suites
 
Country Inn & Suites

$109.00 for standard rooms and $124.00 for suites.  Call the hotel direct at 419-872-9901 and ask for the Glass City Balloon Race rate.

 

 

2019 Media

https://www.toledoblade.com/local/community-events/2019/06/02/glass-city-balloon-festival-returns-rossford-september-2019/stories/20190530019

 

2018 Media