10 Incredible Hot Air Balloon Festivals That Only Happen In Illinois

Illinois has a festival to celebrate just about everything, but it’s the ones that turn your eyes to the skies that are the most spectacular. Hot air balloons are stunning whether they’re on the ground or amongst the clouds, and so are the views. Day or night, these incredible balloon festivals amaze and delight.

Even if your local community doesn’t host one of these high-flying events, there’s sure to be one coming up soon nearby. Keep scrolling for dates and locations so you don’t miss a thing.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

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Which of these balloon festivals have you visited? Tell us about your experiences below!