October 19-21, 2018
Hot Air Balloon Competition
The Great Mississippi River Balloon Race is an exciting hot air balloon race weekend! Two balloon flights take place each day, weather permitting. Pilots compete as they fly over the cities of Natchez, Vidalia, and the mighty Mississippi River. You may see up to 100 hot air balloons take to the skies at the same time! Our balloon festival weekend starts with the Balloon Glow Friday night, and continues through Sunday evening with a stage full of World Renowned Musicians.

Tickets and logo items can also be purchased at:
The Historic Natchez Foundation, 108 S. Commerce St.
Phone 601-442-2500.

Adults 13 years and up:
Friday $5
Saturday $20
Sunday $15
Weekend Pass $30

Children age 7 - 12:
Friday $3
Saturday $5
Sunday $5
Weekend Pass $10
Free admission to children age 6 & under

Admission to the Fairgrounds
Tickets for entrance to festival grounds may be purchased in advance at:
Natchez Visitor Reception Center
640 South Canal Street
Natchez, MS 39120
800-647-6724 or 601-446-6345.
Online tickets will be available closer to the event date at www.VisitNatchez.org.
Sorry, no pets, ice chests, or tents are permitted on festival grounds.

Event Details:
Time: 10 am - 6 pm
Place: On the Mississippi River Bluff
Cost: $15 and up!