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.

2015 Great Reno Balloon Race September 11th – 13th

Thursday, September 10
6:45 a.m. –
Preview Day Launch (Sponsors and invited Media)

Friday, September 11
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 12
5:15 a.m. 
- Glow Show
5:30 a.m. – Dawn Patrol
6:45 a.m. - Mass Ascension Launch
7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m. - Pajama Party
7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m. - Bed-Head Competition Judging
4:30 a.m.- 10 a.m. – Shopping along Balloon Boulevard (Don’t miss Radio Disney!)

Sunday, September 13
5:15a.m. - Glow Show
5:30 a.m. – Dawn Patrol
6:45 a.m. - Mass Ascension Launch
6:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. – Sign up to be  Girl Scout!
4:30 a.m.- 10 a.m. – Shopping along Balloon Boulevard

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

Click here to view area map.

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