Hot Air Balloon Fest will move to OWA
For the first time in 16 years, The Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival future. will now have a new home and be extended to a three-day event. The South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce, City of Foley, and its partners saw a great opportunity to collaborate with OWA and relocate to their state-of-the-art property located at 100 N OWA Blvd.
More than 40 hot air balloons will light up the green space at OWA and soar through the skies in the heart of Foley on May 7-9. Balloons fly at dawn and dusk each day, wind and weather permitting. The festival kicks off at OWA on Thursday, May 6 with a balloon glow from 6-8 pm. The excitement continues on Friday, May 7 from 2-10 pm, Saturday, May 8 from 9 am – 10 pm and from 12 pm – 8 pm on Sunday, May 9. For a small fee, use of the VIP area gives you a place to eat, rest, and enjoy fellowship!