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Advertising & Sponsor Information

Advertising: Basket Banner Advertising Application - This sponsorship level is sold out for 2014.

Advertising: Official Souvenir Program - become part of aviation history This level is sold out for 2014.

Balloon Rides - Book your flight now to fly!

Online Pilot Applications - Deadline for submission was June 1st. We are no longer accepting Pilot Applications for 2014.

Concession and Vendors Information and Application  Food category is full. No additional food vendors will be accepted.

- We are no longer accepting Entertainment Applications for 2014.

Volunteer: Balloon Chase Crew, Launch Directors and other positions

VIP Membership - includes a VIP parking pass

Hotel Rooms for Crew, Spectators, and others. (This is not for Registered Pilots) You can reserve your room for Labor Day Weekend at our discounted rate by calling Hotel Elegante' Conference and Event Center's direct reservation line at 800-981-4012 or go to To get our discount, be sure to mention you are part of the Colorado Balloon Classic and use the Group ID: 621172. Plus check our "Links" page for other hotels that support the Classic.

Smoking in Memorial Park:
Per City Ordinance, smoking is prohibited in Memorial Park except in designated areas.

Parking:We gently remind you to not park on private property without permission from the property owner to avoid having your vehicle ticketed or towed. This often includes local businesses. Pikes Peak Avenue, Hancock Avenue and Union Blvd. are scheduled to be closed by the Colorado Springs Police Department during all 5 sessions of the 2014 event.

Listed below are some suggested parking areas - fees will apply:
  1. The Rose Bowl Parking Lot on Hancock Avenue, on the west side of the park, will be a fundraiser for Boy Scouts.
  2. Parking at Chiropractic First, 107 North Union Blvd., Colorado Springs CO 80909 is another lot being used as a fundraiser for Boy Scouts.

  3. VIP Membership (see link above) includes a parking pass good for all five (5) sessions.

    Be safe and please watch for traffic as you enter the event. We look forward to seeing you there.
    Please contact us at 719-471-4833 for more information or click here to email us with your questions.