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Reno - The Great Reno Balloon Race

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Sep 6, 2013 - Sep 8, 2013

The 32nd annual Great Reno Balloon Race promises to be an event you'll never forget! Enjoy a variety of food vendors, a large selection of 2013 merchandise and beautiful balloons- old favorites and new additions! The Great Reno Balloon Race is the largest free hot air ballooning event in the Nation. From its humble beginnings in 1982 with just 20 balloons, The Great Reno Balloon Race has taken flight with more than 100 balloons each year. Attracting an average of 140,000 visitors each year, The Great Reno Balloon Race has won many awards over the years including 'Best Special Event in Reno' and 'Best Special Event in Northern Nevada.'

Friday, September 6
6:45 a.m. - Mass Ascension Launch / Off-field Competitions
7:30 – 10:00 a.m. – On-field Competitions
9:30 a.m. - E.L. Cord Foundation Tissue Paper Balloon Launch

Saturday, September 7
5:00 a.m.
- Glow Show
5:30 a.m. – Dawn Patrol
6:45 a.m. - Mass Ascension Launch / Off-field Competitions
7:30 – 10:00 a.m. – On-field Competitions
5:00 a.m.-10 a.m. - Pajama Party

8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m. - Bed-Head Competition Judging
Sunday, September 8
5:00 a.m. - Glow Show
5:30 a.m. – Dawn Patrol
6:45 a.m. - Mass Ascension Launch / Off-field Competitions
7:30 – 10:00 a.m. – On-field Competitions

Rancho San Rafael Regional Park is only 1.5 miles from downtown Reno

Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
1595 North Sierra St.
Reno, NV 89501
 

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http://renoballoon.com/

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