First Federal Bank of the Midwest
Sunbelt
McLane Ohio
Suburban Propane
Meijer
Spectrum
Frickers
Heavenly Pizza
Hancock Wood Electric Cooperative
The Courier
Whirlpool Corporation Findlay Operations
Marbee Printing
Ohio Logistics
Speedway LLC
Two Oak Ltd.
Mad Hatter Promotions, Ltd.
C & S Radiator
Blanchard Valley Health System
Reineke Family Dealerships
Signed by Josette
Re/Max Realty Findlay
Sullair LLC
American Electric Power
Impact Credit Union
Kahle & Associates CPAs LLC
RCM Architects
Whitman Title Security
Encompass Engineers and Architects
AMRI
Hermiller Construction
Hilton Garden Inn
Kroger
Legacy Farmers Cooperative LLC
United Way of Hancock County
Findlay Village Mall
Gibson Concrete Concrete Construction Inc.
TH Plastics
TJD Industrial Services
Safelite AutoGlass
Tropical Smoothie
Angela Bateson DDS General Dentistry
Garlock Brothers Construction Inc.
Logikos Technologies
Keepsake Portraits
Texas Roadhouse
Golden Pear Voice and Image
AT&T
  2017 Schedule
  Friday August 11th, 2017
6:30 am Paid Balloon ride passenger check in at Emory Adams Park - Pregeistration and advance payment required.  Click here for info.
7am Hot Air Balloon Media Flight* - click to see the balloons
Noon - 9 PM Radio Controlled Airplane display - Click for more info
5pm-9pm Kids Fair open, sponsored by Owens Community College (The children’s area includes inflatables, carnival type games, and other activities) Ticket sales end at 8:30pm
4pm Food Vendors open
4pm-9pm  Knocker Ball! click for more info
5pm-9pm Pony Rides Available
5pm  Beer Garden Opens
5pm-Dark Helicopter Rides
5pm-11pm Live music at the Beer Garden Stage - click here for more info
5:30pm  Opening ceremonies - Miss Ohio Singing National Anthem
6:00 pm Paid Balloon ride passenger check in at Emory Adams Park - Pregeistration and advance payment required.  Click here for info.
6:00pm-8:00pm Spiderman and Arial on site available for pictures, walking crowd and at the Event Tent.  See Map for location - Click for more info
6:30pm-8:30pm Tethered Balloon Rides* $20.00  (1 balloon available) no reservation required
6:30 pm  Hot Air Balloon Flight – mass launch from Emory Adams* -  click to see the balloons
6pm-8pm Miss Ohio Signs Autographs at Event tent - click here for map.
7pm Hancock County Sherriff K9 demonstration
9pm Hot Air Balloon Illumination* - 
10PM Fireworks sponsored by Meijers
  Saturday August 12th, 2017
6:30am Paid Balloon ride passenger check in at Emory Adams Park - Pregeistration and advance payment required.  Click here for info.
7am-8:30am Hot Air Balloon Flight – Fly into Emory Adams Park* -  click to see the balloons
8am  5K Up, Up, and Away Run, "Click to register
8am-9pm  Remote controlled Airplane Show - click for more info
9am-Dark Helicopter Rides
9am Beer Garden Opens
10am-9pm    Pony rides available
10am-9pm Jungle Island Petting Zoo will be open - click for more info
10am-9pm  Kids Fair open, sponsored by Owens Community College (The children’s area includes inflatables, carnival type games, and other activities) Ticket sales end at 8:30pm
11am-2pm  Vintage Baseball Game.  Sponsored by Subway. 1880’s era game played by the Wyandot Ghost Riders vs the Tippecanoe Canal Jumpers.  Vaun Wickerham will   provide the play by play action.  Click here for more info
11am- 3pm Car and Motorcycle show -  click for more info
11am-5pm Beer making demonstration - Hancock County HomeBrewers Association
11am-9pm Knocker Ball! Click for more info
12:00pm-2:30pm Captain America and Anna on site available for pictures, walking crowd, and at the Event Tent.  See Map for location Click for more info
2:30pm-5:00pm Batman or Superman and Belle on site for pictures, walking crowd, and at the Event Tent.  See Map for location Click for more info
3pm Hancock County Sherriff K9 demonstration
4:00pm-5:00pm Balloon Pilot autograph session
5:30pm-11:00pm Live music at the Beer Garden Stageclick here for more info
6:00pm Welcoming ceremonies and Scholarship Presentation
6:00pm Paid Balloon ride passenger check in at Emory Adams Park - Pregeistration and advance payment required.  Click here for info.
6:30pm-8:30pm Hot Air Balloon Flight.  Fly in to Emory Adams park* -  click to see the balloons
6:30pm-8:30pm Tethered Balloon Rides* $20.00  (1 balloon available) no reservation required
9:00pm  Hot Air Balloon Illumination - click to see the balloons
  Sunday August 13th, 2017
7:00am-8:30am Hot Air Balloon Flight – Fly into Emory Adams Park* -  click to see the balloons
6:30 am Free Breakfast Burrito Breakfast -  first 200 people to attend
7:30am-7:50am SunRise Service.

No Pets Allowed, Service Animals Welcome, DRONE FREE ZONE

* Weather permitting

ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATED AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE
In order for the balloons to fly safely the ground must be dry, winds at ground level must be below 10 M.P.H. and the weather conditions must be stable.  Balloon Flights are often delayed in order to give the weather conditions time to improve.  Cancellations of flights occur when conditions are not appropriate for a safe flight.

 

Mission Statement: The Flag City Balloonfest is the premier annual community exposition for the citizens of Findlay and Northwest Ohio, which fosters community pride, growth and prosperity, while benefitting chosen charitable organizations.

By entering the premises of Flag City Balloonfest (FCBF), you understand that you may be photographed, filmed, or videotaped and you hereby give FCBF the unqualified right to take pictures and/or recordings of you and grant the perpetual right to use your likeness, image, photo (collectively, “image”), without compensation, for broadcast or exhibition in any medium and to put the finished pictures/recordings to any legitimate use without limitation or reservation. You hereby waive, release and forever discharge FCBF from and against any and all claims or actions arising out of or resulting from any use of your image. FCBF shall not be obligated to use, and may elect not to use, your image.