Balloon flights and displays are weather dependent, taking place only at dusk and dawn when conditions permit.

 

Tune into WHEP Radio Baldwin 92.5 FM for live updates regarding morning and evening flight information. 

Find out details on planned launch sites and flight paths so you can catch them in the skies!

Foley is the spot for high-flying adventure and family fun at the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival. Enjoy the entertainment, arts and crafts displays and more at the festival site daily. Balloon flights, glows and tethered rides (weather permitting) add to the fun at dawn and dusk. 

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Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival Tickets

Tickets

Purchase activity tickets today. Festival Admission is FREE!

Foley Balloon Fest Schedule

Schedule

Enjoy entertainment, children’s activities and more!

Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival Balloons

Balloons

View a list of balloons scheduled to fly at this year's festival.

Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival FAQs

FAQS

Check out the responses to these frequently asked questions and helpful event tips.

Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival Map & Parking

Map & Parking

We offer both onsite and offsite options for your convenience.





What to Know Before You Go

Stay tuned to the latest weather updates and announcements from our balloon pilots.

Foley
59°
Fair
6:46 am6:32 pm CDT
Feels like: 59°F
Wind: 4mph ENE
Humidity: 94%
Pressure: 30.04“Hg
UV index: 0
WedThuFriSatSun
82/57°F
84/57°F
86/61°F
84/54°F
81/54°F

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#MotivationMonday 🖼🖌 Are you working on your masterpiece? 🥰 We can’t wait to see all the beautiful and creative artwork from our local artists! We thought we’d share a few of our posters from the past. #Reminiscing 😊 Do you have a favorite? 🎨 All artwork for this year‘s poster contest is due this Thursday, September 1st. #postercontest #FoleyAlabama #GCHABF #HotAirBalloon #gulfcoasthotairballoonfestival See MoreSee Less
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🚨DEADLINE is this week!!! Thursday, SEP 1st #posterdesign contest! ✅#gchabf2023 #hotairballoons 🎈#PressRelease — Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival Announce 2023 Dates, Seeking Artist for Poster DesignSee the official press release ⤵️bit.ly/23bfPR1South Baldwin Chamber of CommerceOWA Parks & ResortVisit Foley Alabama#BalloonFestival #PosterContest #Artist #FoleyAlabama #GCHABF2023 #GCHABF #HotAirBalloons  See MoreSee Less
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FUTURE FESTIVAL DATES: May 2-4, 2024

The South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival in partnership with the City of Foley and OWA.

Located at OWA

100 N OWA Blvd. • Foley, AL, 36535

Balloon flights and displays are weather dependent, taking place only at dusk and dawn when conditions permit.