Highland Village Balloon Fest

27th Annual Highland Village Balloon Fest

The Highland Village Lions Club Foundation will host their 27th Annual Highland Village Lions Club Balloon Festival & Fair to sponsor charities and bring local families together.

August 15 – 17, 2014
Unity Park, 2200 Briarhill Boulevard, Highland Village, TX 75077
www.hvballoonfest.com/
Cost:    Admission is free, Parking: $5 donation

See 15+ hot air balloons floating serenely over the park along with many other crowd-pleasing activities such as  balloon ascensions, balloon glows, and tethered balloon rides on Friday and Saturday, Sunday.   Kid zone, food vendors, arts and crafts booths, live entertainment, music, and activities for all ages are some of the things for your family to enjoy.

Saturday features a 5K & 1 K Hot Air Race. Race begins at 8 AM. Be a participant or observer.

The Classic Car Show of 100+ vehicles begins at 10 AM. The local community is encouraged to showcase their own classic cars. Popular vote will select various class awards of these beautifully restored vintage cars. Best of Show will be determined by judge. For early risers there is a pancake breakfast Saturday and Sunday morning to fuel the balloon watchers.

Also on Saturday the HV Lions will be offering FREE vision screening for all ages, 6 months old and up, from 10am – 6 pm.  Donation sites are available for eye glasses to help those in need and used cell phones which are refurbished for soldiers.

NEW on Sunday is “Lions Going to the Dogs” Wiener Dog Race from 8 – 11 AM. Limit of 100 dogs.  Register yours today. If you have never seen one of these races, prepare for a great viewing experience – decide whom to watch – the dogs or the owners as they encourage their wieners to run.

Feel free to bring lawn chairs and/or blankets to the event.  No coolers!  There will be a variety of food and drink vendors on site.