Hot Air Balloons on the Horizon

April 3, 2021


Hot Air Balloons on the Horizon

Open Avenues, SOAR NWA

Yet another exciting event is on the horizon for Fayetteville - Open Avenues has announced plans to host the 2021 SOAR NWA hot air balloon festival on Saturday, Aug. 28 at Drake Field.

  • “We are so excited to be able to bring this exciting and unique event back to Northwest Arkansas,” said Kelly Sampson, Development Director at Open Avenues. “We had to cancel last year due to COVID, but as things are turning around we’re beginning to plan for an incredible return in 2021.” -Fayetteville Flyer

  • The event will feature hot air ballon activities (weather permitting), aeronautic events, circus performers, a kid zone, car exhibit, live entertainment, beer garden, food trucks, a “balloon glow,” and more.

  • Proceeds will benefit Open Avenues, a local nonprofit that provides employment opportunities for people with disabilities. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for kids 10 and under. Rides and some activities at the event will be available for purchase.

For more information, read the full article HERE.

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