News & Updates

Keep track of all news and updates surrounding the Natchez Balloon Festival.

Sunday, September 2nd

Sky Spectacles

Source: Country Roads Magazine

The city makes a picturesque historic backdrop for balloonatics from all around the country during the annual hot-air balloon competition, which pits competitive balloonists against one another, and against the high bluffs and capricious breezes swirling above the Mississippi River.

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Friday, August 24th

Balloon race unveils artwork for posters, T-shirts

Source: The Natchez democrat

Don’t blame Jennie Guido and Kourtney Zimmerman if they appear to have their heads in the clouds.

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Wednesday, July 11th

Music lineup honoring New Orleans celebration

Source: The Natchez democrat

New Orleans is already in party mode celebrating its 300th birthday and The Great Mississippi River Balloon Race will join in this October.

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