Camp Out At This Magical Balloon Festival In Oklahoma

Returning again for a second year is the Oklahoma Festival of Ballooning in Muskogee. This magical event takes place over two days and the best part is, you can bring the RV and camp out. Imagine waking up to the sight of gigantic, colorful balloons right above you and enjoying a front-row seat to one of the best balloon festivals in the state.

Address: 4000 Border Avenue, Muskogee, OK 74401

Please visit www.visitmuskogee.com or see the list below for the full schedule of events:

Friday, August 16, 2019: Gates open to the public at 5 p.m., featuring tethered balloon ride, helicopter rides, kid’s zone, and food and beverage stands.

6 p.m.: Balloon Launch
6:45 p.m.: National Anthem & Flag Jump
7:15 p.m.: Olivia Ooms on the FistStar Bank Stage
7:30 p.m.: John Fullbright
8 p.m.: Balloon Glow
9 p.m.: Fireworks

Saturday, August 17, 2019
7 a.m.: Oklahoma State Championship Balloon Competition

7:30 a.m.: Up UP & Away 5K Run

Saturday, August 17, 2019 Evening Session: Gates open to the public at 5 p.m., featuring tethered balloon ride, helicopter rides, kid’s zone, and food and beverage stands.

6 p.m.: Balloon Launch
6:45 p.m.: National Anthem & Flag Jump
7:15 p.m.:Olivia Ooms on the FistStar Bank Stage
7:30 p.m.: The Swon Brothers
8 p.m.: Balloon Glow
9 p.m.: Fireworks

Another fun attraction in Muskogee is the Butterfly Pavilion at at Honor Heights Park. It’s the only Butterfly House in Oklahoma and you’ll want to check it out while it’s still open for the season. Read all about it here.