SECONDS MINUTES HOURS DAYS
remaining until the start of the
37th Annual Colorado Balloon Classic
Colorado's Largest Air Show
Admission for spectators is free!
The Colorado Balloon Classic (a division of Colorado Springs Balloon Classic, Inc.) was organized in 1977 and has grown to be the largest and the longest continuously running hot air balloon festival in the Rocky Mountain Region as well as the State of Colorado. The Colorado Balloon Classic is an annual family event - admission is free - held each Labor Day weekend.
Armstrong Transportation Services
City of Colorado Springs
KRDO News Channel 13
KWHS TV 51
KBIQ - Q102.7 - The Voice of the Classic
Q2 Interactive Media
to view all the 2013
sponsors and supporters.
2012 Photo Contest
The 2012 Photo Contest winners are now posted. Click here to see winning photos.
Speaking Engagements -
Did you know the Balloon Classic Staff is available for speaking engagements year round. Click here to contact us for more information.
Top 100 Event in North America - The Colorado Balloon Classic has been selected as a "Top 100 Special Events in North America" by the American Bus Association (ABA). Click here to visit the ABA's website.
NEW! Virtual Tour -
Click here to take a tour of Memorial Park and home of the Colorado Balloon Classic.
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Background photo taken by Emily Walker
2008 Photo Contest Winner - Junior Division