(GMT)22 SEP 2016 WALSLO1:
QUAD CITIES BALLOON FESTIVAL Illinois USA
This is an annual balloon festival. Admission is free but donations of the non-perishable food items are suggested.
Gate open at 4:00 p.m.
Friday, September 23, 2016
Saturday, September 24, 2016
*All activities are weather dependent.
Hot Air Balloon Tether Rides- $15 per person (Friday/Saturday evening, lines may be long)
What is a Balloon Tether Ride?
A hot air balloon is held in place or tethered to the ground. Ropes are attached to the balloon and it is allowed to go up only as far as the ropes will allow it. Passengers climb into the basket and the pilot lights the burners. The balloon ascends into the air approximately 40 - 50 feet above the ground and hovers a little while...........check out the link