Always the third weekend in October,
the Carolina BalloonFest offers patrons a variety of family fun over the
three-day weekend including three mass ascensions, two balloon glows, two hot
air balloon competitions, special shapes and tether rides (weather-permitting),
in addition to live entertainment on two stages, two aerialist circus
performances, NC wine & craft beer garden, marketplace and artisan village,
huge kids zone, walk-in balloon, skydiving exhibition, and so much more!