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Southwest Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Festival begins Friday

Hot Air Balloon Festival begins this Friday in SWLA
Hot Air Balloon Festival begins this Friday in SWLA
Published: Jul. 18, 2019 at 6:45 PM CDT
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LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - The Southwest Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Festival begins Friday, July 19 through July 20 at the Chennault International Airport.

The festival will feature a balloon glow and fireworks display each night at 8:30 p.m., a barbecue competition, and a beer festival on Saturday.

The schedule for the festival is as follows:

  • Friday July 19, Faith and Family Night (Alcohol-Free)
  • 3:00 pm - Gates open for VIP/youth group church groups
  • 5:30 pm - General Admission gates open
  • Worship Groups/Artists
  • 8:45 pm - Balloon Glow
  • 9:00 pm - Fireworks
  • Saturday, July 20
  • Noon- Festival Gates Open
  • 3:00-7:00 pm - Beerfest and Tastings (requires a Beerfest or VIP Pass)
  • Local Artists Concert
  • 8:45 pm - Balloon Glow
  • 9:00 pm - Fireworks

Tickets can be purchased online HERE.

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