Hot Air for Hope Balloon Festival - Carson Valley

May 17 - 19

All Day Event

May 18 @ 12:57 pm

Please join us for the 2nd annual Hot Air for Hope, Carson Valley Balloon Festival 2024, Friday – Sunday, May 17-19, 2024. This free community event benefits the Center for Hope and Healing. Hot Air Balloons, Arts & Crafts, Food and More!

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The second annual Hot Air for Hope balloon festival will be held at Lampe Park in Gardnerville, NV from May 17-19, 2024 and will serve as a benefit for the Center for Hope & Healing’s community programs.

Organized by the Carson Valley Balloon Festival and Presented by Carson Tahoe Health, this event is FREE to the public and will include three public balloon launches from Lampe Park at 6:00am each morning (weather dependent).

On Friday evening, May 17, hot air balloon baskets will fill Lampe Park for “Fire It Up, Carson Valley!” Food trucks and music will start at 6:00pm while pilots set up their gear for one hot night!

In addition to the balloon events, the festivities will include live music, food trucks, live art performances, and local vendors, Friday 6pm-10pm, Saturday 5am-3pm, and Sunday (food trucks only) from 5am-10am.

Festival activities will occur rain or shine!

The community is welcome to come enjoy the balloons up-close, take pictures and learn more about ballooning! Plenty of volunteer opportunities are available as well. Follow @hotairforhope on Facebook and Instagram for up-to-date information, and be sure to visit our website,!

We’re so excited to be able to bring this amazing event to our area, and we hope to see you there!

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