Schedule of Events 

The Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival is approaching its 13th year of flying! We are so excited that you are interested in coming to this years event. The event will feature over 35 balloons from across the country! 
Dates: May 3 - Balloon Glow at Tanger Outlets from 6pm - 8pm
May 4 - Festival Grounds from 2pm - 10pm (open to public)
May 5 - Festival Grounds from 9am - 10pm (open to public)
May 6 - Enjoy the balloons from afar as they soar through the sky! (NOT open to public)
$1 Shuttle for adults, children 12 and under ride free- a shuttle service will be offered at Tanger Outlets Foley (2601 S McKenzie St, Foley, AL 36535) from 2:00pm - 10:00pm Friday and Saturday. Park behind the Nike Outlet! There will be a second shuttle stop at the Trawick Center in North Foley located at 1300 North McKenzie Street. 

VIP Parking - you may park in VIP for $20. This will put you only steps away from the festival grounds and allows you to leave your car on site! Check out the map here to see where it is located. Click here to pre-purchase your spot today (if you buy online, please be certain to bring your paper ticket with you). VIP parking good for both Friday & Saturday.

General Parking - general parking is $5 and can be pre-purchased by clicking here (if you buy online, please be certain to bring your paper ticket with you). Parking ticket good for 1 day only.

Handicap Parking - FREE! Check out the map by clicking here to see where handicap parking will be located. You MUST have a valid handicap parking sign.

Check back for the 2017 Schedule of Events!

Glow at Tanger Outlets

Balloon Festival

Friday, May 4 from 2pm - 10pm
Saturday, May 5 from 9am - 10pm
Thursday, May 3 from 6pm - 8pm