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ANNUAL WINTHROP BALLOON RIDE

Held each year on the first weekend of March only

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We are the official balloon ride provider for the Winthrop Balloon Round-up

The annual Winthrop Balloon Festival happens in early March, and it’s quite a sight to behold. Over a dozen balloons from around the Northwest fill the morning skies. Be one of the few lucky passengers who get to be part of it and experience it aboard a balloon! Passenger space is limited, so please book early for this exciting event.

This flight launches just after sunrise. There’s a great post-flight celebration upon completion of the flight. Lodging is not included.

The Details

Duration:  3 Hours from start to finish

Capacity: Shared flight for 4 to 10 passengers from the same or different group

Flight Time:  60-75 Minutes in the Air

Time of Ride:  Ride times are determined by sunrise times and are confirmed during booking.  These times vary based on the time of year.

Season:  Offered First Weekend of March Each Year

Ages:  6+

Price:  $285 per passenger

Things to Know Before You Go:

Meeting & Balloon Launch Times

You are notified of your meeting time and site during the reservation process. The meeting site can change based on seasonal factors. If you need directions, are lost, or are running late, please call us directly anytime.

Morning Flights
Our meeting time is 30 minutes after the official sunrise.

Afternoon Flights
Our meeting time is two hours before the official sunset.

Weather Advisory

Weather Condition Notice
Hot Air Ballooning is a weather-dependent activity. In some cases suitable weather can only be determined within a few hours of flight time. Generally the status is determined 1 ½ to 2 hours prior to your meeting time. You will need to check the flight status of your flight to confirm weather is suitable for hot air ballooning by calling our office prior to meeting time.

Unsuitable Weather Conditions
For safety reasons, we reserve the right to Cancel a flight if the weather is not suitable. Flights may be cancelled within 2 hours of meeting time. If your flight is cancelled due to unsuitable weather conditions, you may reschedule your flight for a future open availability or receive a full refund if applicable.  Refunds are not available for Gift vouchers.

Flight Status Updates

Please call us for flight status updates 1 to 1 1/2 hours prior to your flight meeting time.

Hot Air Ballooning is a weather-dependent activity. In some cases suitable weather can only be determined within a few hours of flight time. If the weather looks bad enough to cancel the balloon flight, we will contact you as early as possible prior to the meeting time by email and/or text message. Otherwise, we look forward to seeing you at our meeting location at the specified time.

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