Schedule of Events

The Great Reno Balloon Race is FREE to spectators thanks to the generous support of event sponsors. It is always scheduled for the first Friday through Sunday after Labor Day.

2014 Great Reno Balloon Race September 5th – 7th

Thursday, September 4
6:45 a.m. –
Preview Day Launch (Sponsors and invited Media)

Friday, September 5
5:15 a.m. –
Super Glow Show
6:45 a.m. - Mass Ascension Launch
9:30 a.m. - E.L. Cord Foundation Tissue Paper Balloon Launch
4:30 a.m.- 10 a.m. – Shopping along Balloon Boulevard

Saturday, September 6
5:00 a.m. 
- Glow Show
5:30 a.m. – Dawn Patrol
6:45 a.m. - Mass Ascension Launch
5:00 a.m.-10 a.m. - Pajama Party
8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m. - Bed-Head Competition Judging
4:30 a.m.- 10 a.m. – Shopping along Balloon Boulevard

Sunday, September 7
5:00 a.m. - Glow Show
5:30 a.m. – Dawn Patrol
6:45 a.m. - Mass Ascension Launch
4:30 a.m.- 10 a.m. – Shopping along Balloon Boulevard

EVENT LOCATION
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
1595 N. Sierra St., Reno, Nevada

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