News & Updates

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

Thursday, October 15th

Balloon Glow Locations

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Friday, October 9th

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Get notifications for balloon flight locations throughout the weekend.

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Tuesday, October 6th

Natchez Garden Club Balloon Festival Brunch

Source: Natchez Garden Club

Saturday, October 17 @ 11:00 AM

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Sunday, September 27th

Artwork unveiled for balloon festival T-shirts, posters

Source: Natchez Democrat

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Wednesday, September 9th

Balloon festival organizers plan to use bluff area for two balloon glows, tether rides, more

Source: Natchez Democrat

In the age of COVID-19 even hot-air balloons need social distancing.

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Monday, August 3rd

Balloons will fly; music events, other festivities canceled for balloon fest 2020

Source: Natchez Democrat

The Miss-Lou skies may be filled with hot-air balloons this October, but the festival grounds will be empty.

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Monday, October 14th

Sign up for Balloon Alerts!

Source: Natchez Democrat

Sign up for balloon alerts and notifications through the Natchez Democrat.

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Thursday, August 22nd

Bishop Gunn to headline Natchez Balloon Festival

Source: Natchez Democrat

At an announcement party Thursday evening, Natchez Balloon Festival organizers said Bishop Gunn would be the headlining band for the festival slated for the third weekend in October.

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Thursday, August 22nd

Changes announced for annual balloon race festival

Source: Natchez Democrat

The winds of change blew into the Hotel Vue Thursday night when officials with the Great Mississippi River Balloon Race announced changes to the annual event.

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