You'll want to look up toward the sky from July 26 through August 3 in Indianola...it's the National Balloon Classic, a local event unlike any other!
For 43 years, national and worldwide balloon pilots have competed in one of Iowa. In addition watching the colorful display, there are tons of events for the whole family!
- While the balloons compete in the air, you can compete in the Simpson College Balloon Challenge 5k Road Race on Friday, July 26, 7pm at Bill Buxton Stadium.
This long standing tradition benefits Simpson College Cross Country
- Don't forget about the Wacky National Balloon Classic Parade, Saturday, July 27 at 11 a.m. or the National Balloon Museum, featuring over 200 years of ballooning history!
- Another awesome, one-of-a-kind opportunity: take a balloon ride! To fly, reserve your spot by contacting On the Fly at firstname.lastname@example.org, www.byaballoonride.com, or call 1-800-690-1287.
Take the family down to Indianola for some affordable fun - you won't be disappointed!