OWA Updates: COVID safety guidelines

Saturday, May 14

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

  • Legends In Concert Sneak Peek and National Anthem (Tribute to Elvis Presley) 11:30-11:45am
  • Poarch Creek Pow Wow Club and Tribal Princesses: 12pm-12:45pm
  • Live Music: Mario Mena Band 1-2:30pm
  • Legends In Concert Sneak Peek (Tribute to Garth Brooks) 2:30-2:45pm
  • Live DJ Music 3-4pm
  • Live Music: Kirk Jay 4:30-6pm
  • Live Music: Velcro Pygmies 7-10:30pm

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

Balloon Fest Home Page