The Great Balloon Race


Friday, July 27, 2018 - Sunday, July 29, 2018


Galesburg, 136 N. Ivan Ave., Galesburg, Illinois


3:00 pm - 12:00 pm


Since 2000 The Great Balloon Race has called Galesburg, Illinois it’s home. Set in the beautiful surroundings of Lake Storey, it has played host to more than 30 majestic hot air balloons each year. Pilots from across the country have traveled to this event to compete in the balloon competition and to share their balloons and stories with families from around the region. The event will be held July 27-29th 2018.

We are having the Abe Lincoln Balloon from Lincoln, Illinois at our event as well as a couple portraying Abe and Martha Lincoln coming Friday and Saturday nights. Our kids crafts will be themed around the Bicentennial and fliers and t-shirts advertising the event.

Cost of Admission: $Free

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