OWA Updates: COVID safety guidelines

Friday, May 13

Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

View Schedule of Events below.

The Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival at OWA Parks & Resort is presented Wolf Bay Restaurant and benefits the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce.

Lakeside Festival Grounds

  • Festival Grounds Open 11am-10pm
  • Life South Blood Drive 11am-5pm
  • Tethered Rides, Balloon Glow and Mass Ascension begin around 7:30 (weather and wind permitting)
  • Interactive Hot Air Balloon Display 2-4pm (wind and weather permitting)

OWA Island Stage

  • Live Music: Gypsy Spark 11am-1pm
  • Legends In Concert Sneak Peek (Tribute to Shania Twain) 1:15-1:30pm
  • Live Music: Jenna McClelland 2-3:30pm
  • Live Music: Southern Approach 4-6pm
  • Live Music: 56 LOW 6-8pm
  • Live Music: Miles Flatt Band 8-10pm

Meet & Greet Tent

  • Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo 11am-2pm
  • Balloon Pilots 2:30-4:30pm
  • Miss Alabama 5-7pm

General Event Information

Thursday, May 12

Saturday, May 14

Balloon Fest Home Page