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2014 Poteau Balloon Fest
 
2014 Poteau Balloon Fest
Poteau, Oklahoma, USA
Mid October
Description
The Poteau Balloon Fest is an annual event held in OCtober of each year at the LeFlore County Fair Grounds in Poteau, Oklahoma. Hot air balloons (wind and weather permitting), carnival rides, non-profit and commercial arts, crafts & food vendors, live entertainment such as Americas Best Frisbee Dogs, Muts Gone Nuts, Joe & Jr., Indian Territory Pistoliers, Mud Truck Race, Motorcross Stunt Show, BMX Freesttyle Stunt Team, Magician and more. Little Ms. & Mr. Balloon Fest, Pet Costume Contest, Helicopter Rides, Zipline Rides, Mean Machine Monster Truck Rides and more. Gate Admission for the weekend is $5.00 per person, children 3 and under free. Please note that some attractions will require additional costs. For more information visit us on facebook at www.facebook.com/poteauballonfest or on our website at www.poteauballoonfest.net
Performers
Named #3 in the Top 40 Things to do in Oklahoma in 2014 by “OKIECENTRIC” Magazine.* TravelOK calls the Poteau Balloon Fest an adrenaline Rush and one of Oklahoma’s fastest growing festivals * 2013 Redbud Awards Outstanding Event Winner Please note that all balloon and other events are wind and weather permitting! Any and all balloon flights are most likely to occur between the hours of 7am - 10am and 4pm -7pm. However, they are not guaranteed during these times. WE CANNOT GUARANTEE BALLOON ACTIVITES and we CANNOT give specific times on Balloon activities! Non-Refundable. The dates for the 2014 Poteau Balloon Fest are 10/17/14 & 10/18/14. Friday, the 17th, the gates will open at 12:00pm to the public. Saturday morning, the 18th, they will open at 9:00 am. The gates will close at 11pm both days. The Poteau Balloon Fest will be held on the LeFlore County Fair Grounds on Highway 271 South. Advance Armbands are $3 each. Advance armbands will be available for purchase at the Poteau Chamber of Commerce in person or by calling 918-647-9178. At the gates, armband admission prices will be $5 per person (4 and under free.) Children 4 and under are free. Balloon Fest Gate Admission is good for both Friday & Saturday All of the following shows and attractions are included with gate admission. Once an event schedule is available, it will be posted. BMX Freestyle Team, Derek Cook FMX, Indian Territory Pistoliers, Little Miss & Mr. Balloon Fest, Magician Jonathan Meyer, Muts Gone Nuts, Pet Contests, Rumble on the River Mud Race & Power Wheels Race, Mud Tug of War The following rides and attractions will require additional costs and are NOT included with gate admission: (Please note, we do not set these prices) Helicopter Rides, Mean Machine Monster Truck Rides, Tethered Balloon Rides, Saturday Night PBR, Carnival Rides, Free parking will be available at the CASC parking lot and the Industrial Park parking lot. FREE shuttle buses will be available
Venue
LeFlore County Fair Grounds
Times
9:00 am -11:00 pm
Admission & Parking
Admission is $5/person 4 & under free Parking is $5 on the grounds and free parking is available in areas.
Website
http://www.poteauballoonfest.net
Infophone
918--647-9178
Email
adminpoteauchamber@windstream.net
 


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