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Southern Maryland Balloon Festival


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Returning for its second year, the Southern Maryland Balloon Festival is a family-friendly, worth-the-drive event on July 14, 2018!

They’re bringing back favorites like tethered balloon rides, the walkabout balloon, food trucks, and live entertainment. There will also be exciting additions like artisan vendors, Junior Balloonist STEM Demonstrations, and an expanded KIDZONE with interactive booths.

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A highlight of this unique festival includes a Balloon Glow at 8:30 pm, followed by a fireworks show. See the full schedule of events here.

Want even more? Check out our comprehensive calendar.

New this year will be the opportunity to make a reservation for an early morning tethered balloon ride before the festival gets underway! This experience has a limited number of tickets available (click here for more information). The festival also boasts afternoon tethered balloon rides, too (for an additional fee).

It’s recommended admission tickets be purchased in advance (click here). Discounted tickets are available for children 2- to 12-years-old; infants and toddlers under 3 are free.

The fun all happens at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, about 90-miles from Dulles International Airport, at 10515 Mackall Rd., Saint Leonard, MD 20685.

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Disclaimer/Terms: This opportunity is subject to last minute cancellations and changes that might not be reflected in this DullesMoms.com post. Please, always confirm by calling/clicking.


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