The Best Festival in Mississippi

The Natchez Balloon Festival, established in 1986, is a weekend of hot-air balloons and outstanding live music that has become the largest and most successful festival in Southwest Mississippi. The festival site is located in historic downtown Natchez in the parklike grounds of the columned mansion Rosalie.

The 39th annual Natchez Balloon Festival will be held:

October 18-19, 2024

2023 Festival Information

Your guide to the 2023 Natchez Balloon Festival. Times and dates for live music and ballooning here!

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Location & Parking

Find your parking locations here. Free downtown or paid lots are available. See an overview map of the available parking in relation to the festival grounds here.

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Arts & Crafts

Art and handcrafted designs from local artists and artisans.

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Thank You To Our Sponsors

Thanks to our wonderful sponsors! We extend our sincere appreciation to our sponsors, without whom this event would not be possible. We invite you to support these community-minded organizations.