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2022 Red River Balloon Rally w/ the Bossier City Farmers Market

June 24, 2022 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Brookshire Grocery Arena Center2000 CenturyLink Center DrBossier City LA 71112
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Look for the Bossier City Farmers Market tent and many other great vendors at the Red River Balloon Rally June 24th and 25th Friday and Saturday evening. 

We will have 50 local vendors and makers there with all kinds of unique finds for you and your family. 

Look for market goods, honey, soap, jewelry, clothing, jams and jellies, loads of baked goods, kettle corn, local businesses, giveaways, leather goods, textiles, artists, and more.

The event is from 5-10PM each evening,with free parking and free family activities. 

Details below. See you there!

The Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission is set to host the U.S. Team Nationals Hot Air Balloon Championship, June 24th-25th, at the Brookshire Grocery Arena in south Bossier City.

The event will feature the U.S. Team Nationals Hot Air Balloon Championship with 30 of the best balloon pilots in the country competing against each other every morning starting at approximately 6:45–8:30 a.m., weather permitting. 

The competition will begin Wednesday, June 21, and finish Saturday, June 25th. 

Every morning the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission team will give an update on the Red River Balloon Rally’s Facebook page at 6 a.m. to announce if the flights are happening, where you can see them, and what competition they will be doing. For a full list of possible competitions, the pilots and hot air balloons competing, please visit the Red River Balloon Rally website.

Vendors for the market can apply here- https://form.123formbuilder.com/6121942//

The 2022 CenterPoint Energy Red River Balloon Rally is a one-of-a-kind festival that will include balloon glows, live country and rock bands, fireworks show, tethered balloon rides, kids’ fun zone, professional kite flying exhibition, a photo booth from the Louisiana Office of Tourism, food and craft vendors, including **Bossier City Farmers Market, and much more.

Tickets can be purchased online at https://redriverballoonrally.com/tickets/ or discounted tickets can be purchased at local Brookshire’s/Super 1 Foods. 

Parking is free this year! 

For a complete schedule of Red River Balloon Rally events and to purchase tickets, visit www.RedRiverBalloonRally.com or Red River Balloon Rally Facebook page.

This year, in addition to the hot air balloons, we will have a professional kite flying exhibition, including sport competition kites and inflatable LED kites. Kites of all sizes and shapes will be flying in the balloon glow field starting at 5 p.m.; you won’t want to miss it




Who

Kids & Families


  • 5:00pm - 5:05pm

    Gates Open for CenterPoint Energy RRBR at BGA site

  • 5:00pm - 11:00pm

    AEP Swepco Kidz Fun Zone

  • 5:00pm - 11:00pm

    Professional Kite Flying Exhibition

  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Live Entertainment: Tipsey

  • 6:00pm - 11:00pm

    Tether Balloon Rides (Wind & Weather Permitting) $20 Per Person

  • 7:05pm - 7:15pm

    National Anthem & Fiesta Balloon Takeoff

  • 7:15pm - 8:30pm

    Live Entertainment: A Tribute to Journey, Odyssey Road

  • 8:30pm - 9:15pm

    Balloon Glow Sponsored by TeamLogic IT and Stuart’s Integrated Services

  • 9:30pm - 9:40pm

    Fireworks Show Sponsored by Red River Bank

  • 10:00pm - 10:05pm

    Gates Close for the Day




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