Hot Air Balloon Festival layout map, schedule released

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Friday, Sept. 26

4:00pm Lamar-Dixon Expo Center Gates Open

(Admission $2 per person, FREE for age 12 and under)

4:00pm-10:00pm Live Music

4:00 pm- Don Berry and Rock N Horse

6:30pm- Jonathan Boogie Long and the

Blues Revolution

4:00pm-7:00pm Hot Air Balloon Tethered Rides

($20 per adult, $10 per child)

4:00pm-10:00pm Steinhauer Craft Show

4:00pm-9:00pm Lifeshare Blood Mobile

4:00pm-10:00pm Carnival Rides ($25 Ride Bracelets 5pm-9pm)

6:30pm Special Shape Balloon Inflation

7:00pm-8:00pm Hot Air Balloon Glow

8:30pm Fireworks

10:00pm Event Closed

Saturday, Sept. 27

7:00am First Competition Flight – Gonzales, LA

Targets- Central Primary School

8:00am-5:00pm Bar-B-Que Competition

9:00am-4:00pm Play Dirty Adventure

10:00am Lamar-Dixon Expo Center Gates Open

(Admission $2.00 per person FREE for age 12 and under)

10:00am-1:00pm Recorded Music

10:00am-2:00pm Children’s Village- Fingerprinting, DNA testing

(by GPD) and Fire Safety House (by Sorrento Fire Dept.)

10:00am- 7:00pm Children’s Village (face painting, petting zoo)

10:00am-10:00pm Carnival Rides ($25 Ride Bracelets 10am-2pm, 5pm-9pm)

2:00pm-10:00pm Live Music

2:00pm- The Elvin Killerbee Band

4:00pm- Ryan Patterson & Red Headed Stepchild

6:30pm- The Chris LeBlanc Band

11:00am-3:00pm Car Show

12:00pm Powered Parachute Display – Lamar Dixon

3:00pm-7:00pm Hot Air Balloon Tethered Rides

($20.00 per adult, $10.00 per child)

4:00pm-9:00pm LifeShare Blood Mobile

5:00pm BBQ Competition Awards- 4-H Building

5:00pm-6:30pm Powered Parachute Flight – Lamar Dixon

6:30pm Special Shape Balloon Inflation & Glow

7:00pm-8:00pm Hot Air Balloon Glow

8:30pm Fireworks

10:00pm Event Closed

Sunday, Sept. 28

10:00am-2:00pm Steinhauer Craft Show

7:00am Second Competition Flight – Gonzales, LA

Targets- Central Primary School