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Peace River Balloon Festival This Weekend

The Wauchula Lions Club is proud to present the Peace River Balloon Festival on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Hardee Lakes County Park!
Come on out and join them for a spectacular time and fun-filled family event! Enjoy tethered balloon rides, a classic car show, a HCSO K-9 exhibition, the Fire Rescue ladder truck, and food trucks, including the Donut Lady! In the evening, experience a magical balloon glow! While tethered to the ground, hot air balloons inflate and the pilots light them from within, coordinating with music for a breath-taking show!
Event starts at 2 p.m.
Admission is $20 per vehicle. A $5 discount will be given to Hardee County employees and annual park pass holders.
Tethered balloon rides will take guests on a short balloon ride while tethered to the ground. Tethered rides are $20 per person and tickets can be purchased in advance or at the event.
For balloon rides, contact Jerold Knight at (305) 345-0111.
For general and vendor information, contact Teresa Crawford at (863) 781-1904.
2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
-Tethered Balloon Rides
-HCSO K-9 Exhibition
-Fire Rescue Ladder Truck
-Classic Car Show
-Food Trucks including the Donut Lady
7 p.m. – Balloon Glow
*Bring a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy the show!