The Largest Balloon Event In Montana Is Coming July 25-28, 2024 In Billings

How cool is this? Big Sky Balloon Rally (Formerly known as the Big Sky International Balloon Rendezvous) Is scheduled for July in Billings. Here's what I bet you didn't know,

This has been going on for about 30 years

Hot Air Balloon says this rally was started in 1995.  I. Had. No. Idea.

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Are You A Pilot? Would You Like To Volunteer? Does Your Business Want To Sponsor?

The website for Big Sky Balloon Rally is looking for hot air balloon pilots.  (What a cool job.) Click here to fill out their pilot application form.

This is an event that could possibly check off a couple of bucket list items, too.  Click here to volunteer. What's super cool about being a volunteer is it's no experience necessary.  They'll happily teach you what you need to know.

What a unique opportunity for sponsorship.  Click here to get in on this unique Montana event.

What's Going On At The Rally?

Each day of the rally, balloons are launched from Amend Park in Billings at 6 am, weather permitting, of course.

Saturday July 26th, is where things really blow up:

  • 6 am balloon launch, Amend Park
  • 6 pm field to Amend Park opens to the public
  • Field Festival with food trucks and more
  • 6:15 pm-8:30 pm live music by Fake News Band
  • Dusk-balloon glow
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How Much Is Admission To The Big Sky Balloon Rally?

That's one of the best parts, it's free.  What a great, budget friendly event for the entire family.

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