The Great American Hot Air Balloon Festival and Campout

Friday, July 02, 2021 - Sunday, July 11, 2021
04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Bankersmith, Texas Dance Hall
7905 Old San Antonio Road, Fredericksburg, TX 78624, USA

The Great American Balloon Festival and Campout in Fredericksburg, Texas July 2-July 11!

Over 50 Balloon Pilots and Crews will descend upon Fredericksburg, Texas for an amazing week of Texas Hill Country Ballooning! Come on out, bring your friends or family and make some great memories that will last a lifetime. Thethered Hot Air Balloon Rides will be available on a LIMITED basis. Each day will include live music concerts, hot air balloon and helicopter activations and food, wine and drink tents! Enjoy a fun day in the country or an entire week with friends or family! Great views from most camping sites and of course from our helicopter and the big and beautiful hot air balloon giants on property! Mornings are best for rides and again later in evenings, when winds typically die down.

Come for the day or campout and stay for 2 days, 4 days or the entire week! Camping. Hot Air Balloons. Live Music. Helicopters. Vendors. Kid’s Areas. VIP Food & Drink Tents. Fashion. Great Family Fun. Minimum Camping stay of 2 days, 4 days or entire festival week (includes both weekends).

Kid and pet friendly, bring the entire family. Absolutely no outside food or alcohol allowed on site. We have a Camp Store on site to buy all the supplies you will need. Also, ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY for drugs. Do not test us.

Please note that we have a no refund policy. This is clearly stated on our website:

If you are not able to attend the event anymore, for any reason, we'll gladly change your ticket to any future event.

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Hot Air Balloon Ride


General Admission One Day ONLY Pass


VIP Admission Two Day Pass


Two Day Camping Pass (July 3-5)


Two Day Camping Pass (July 9-11)


Weekday Camping Pass (Mid Week)


One Day ONLY Camping Pass (You Pick!)


Parking Pass (Required)


Kid's Pass (Ages 3-18)




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