Features a nightly balloon glow, arts & crafts, games, food booths, children's contests and street dances. Hare & Hound Race is Saturday and Sunday mornings. Hours are 5 p.m. to midnight Friday, sunrise to midnight Saturday, and sunrise to noon Sunday. Annually the last weekend of September.
The Balloon Festival is the major fund raiser of the year for the Optimist Club Unlimited of Abilene to support the youth of the Big Country with Scholarships and other programs throughout the year.
Me and Dad go ballooning over Blanco, TX for his 90th birthday. Part 4 - Down on the ground; boink, boink, boink, oooohhhhhhhhh sheeeeeeeeeeiiiiiit!
Me and Dad go ballooning over Blanco, TX for his 90th birthday. Part 5 - The chase team arrives (finally), and we prepare to leave the gracious hospitality o...
Ballooning is what they call it but when you see millions of spider webs flying in the air as far as the eye can see .. one might tend to freak out! They rea...
Me and Dad go ballooning over Blanco, TX for his 90th birthday. Part 3 - Going low and slow; listen to the babbling brook.
Me and Dad go ballooning over Blanco, TX for his 90th birthday. Part 2 - We drop altitude to slow down, and I do a jerky 360 panoramic shot.