The Statesboro Kiwanis Club has confirmed the Statesboro Balloon Festival is coming May 14th and May 15th, 2022 to the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fairgrounds! Get tickets here

The coordinators of the balloon festival are the same organization that brought the Laser Light show to the fairgrounds during the pandemic in 2021, dubbed the “Cabin Fever” Lightshow.

They have been coordinating hot air balloon festivals since 2008, however most have been in the northwest Georgia area.

Vendors wanted

Vendors wanted! Food vendors and craft & retail vendors needed. Open to all types of retail and craft vendors. See vendor form by clicking here.

Two Day Festival

This two day festival promises an opportunity to get the whole family out for a great family fun time!

See incredible hot air balloons, check that bucket list and get a ride on an actual hot air balloon!

They will have a kids zone, with games and rides including trains, bounce house’s, rock walls and much more!

DJ & live Music for your entertainment from a variety of artists.

Lots and lots of craft and retail vendor booths with tons of cool and interesting stuff for sale! Food vendors with bunches of fantastic festival style food to choose from!

Bucket list!! Tethered hot air balloon rides will be available for purchase during the event for $25 per person. While supplies last and weather dependent. Announcements on balloon rides will be made at the event.

For the grand finale after 8pm the festival will have the fantastic hot air balloon glow & laser show where we will light up all the balloons in unison with crowd participatory “Count Downs”! This show incorporates Music and visually stunning coordinated burns by the hot air balloons & lasers.. creating a glow!

Bring your blankets, chairs and umbrellas and set up your own “perfect” viewing spot!