AIR BALLOON RACES
Great Reno Balloon Race is free to spectators and is
usually scheduled for the first Friday through Sunday
after Labor Day.
Balloon Races in Mesquite are also held annually, just an
hour's drive north of Las Vegas. The beautiful balloons
gently rise in the sky in the early hours of the day and
then conduct a game of chase for all to watch. Food and
other entertainment events are also featured.
annual Pahrump Balloon Festival brings together more than
30 hot air balloon pilots from the western states.
Families can enjoy hot air balloon rides, music,
entertainment, great food, vendors, high school rodeo,
and more. In the evening after dark, the balloon glow
show features illuminated balloons that synchronize their
flights to music.
to the balloon festivals is free. Tickets to festival