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Hot Air Balloon Rides

Make the 2018 Flag City Balloonfest one of the most memorable experiences of your lifetime by signing up for a hot air balloon ride. The general public is invited to participate during the Flag City BalloonFest taking place Aug. 10 - 12, 2018 in Findlay, OH!

Hot air balloon rides in Findlay, OH.

Balloon flights are scheduled for Friday, Aug. 10 and Saturday, Aug. 11. Pre-registration and payment is required.

Price: $250 per ride, per person

All balloon activity is wind and weather permitting, but we will do everything we can to reschedule your flight if need be! If the ride is canceled due to wind or weather, you have the following options:

  • Request a refund
  • Fly Sunday morning (Aug. 12)
  • Reschedule for a later date

Hot air balloon rides at the Flag City BalloonFest!Register today!

Please click on the flight options below to view availability and register:

Friday, Aug. 10 - Evening

Satuday, Aug. 11 - Morning

Saturday, Aug. 11 - Evening

*Sunday morning is reserved for make-up flights if needed.

Information for riders:

  • Be sure to arrive at the Information Tent at Emory Adams Park on time.  Sorry, no refund if you miss the flight. Please allow for heavy traffic for the evening flights.
  • The highly experienced and entertaining pilot, Brian Trapp, and his balloon “Tiny” can carry up to 10 riders depending on passenger weight.   
  • We welcome families and groups of friends.  If this sounds like fun…make one reservation that includes multiple rides!


$225 refund is available ONLY if the following occurs ($25 is nonrefundable due to incurred costs):

  • The ride is cancelled due to high winds or poor weather. 
  • The ride is cancelled 72 hours before the flight.
  • The ride is cancelled within 72 hours of the flight and we can find a replacement.