The Wild West Balloon Festival held in Cody, Wyoming is a colorful spectacle which gives visitors the opportunity to take a hot-air balloon ride around one of the most scenic areas on earth.
Organization: Park County Travel Council
Dates: 08/03/2013 - 08/04/2013 update info
Time: 6:00:00 AM - 10:00:00 PM
Event Cost: Free
Venue: Cody's Mentock Park. in Cody,WY
Contact: Jack Way
Phone: (307) 527-7424
Annually, the first weekend of August, Cody plays host to a hot air balloon festival. Balloonists from across the country head to Cody to fly in one of the most scenic areas on earth. An evening balloon glow kicks off the event, and balloons take off early each morning from Cody's Mentock Park.
- See the Cody, Wyoming landscape at its most beautiful with a balloon ride at the Cody Wild West Balloon Festival.
- Festivities take place every August in Cody, Wyoming.
- It is absolutely free to spectate and all are welcome.
- Enjoy a stunning balloon display painting the Cody night sky with color.
Overview : The Wild West Balloon Festival takes place every August in Cody, Wyoming. The festival not only provides an opportunity for visitors to view the stunning scenery from a hot-air balloon but also provides a spectacle of light and color for those who prefer to keep their feet on the ground.
When : The Balloon Festival takes place in late July or early August each year
Where : The Balloon display takes place over Cody, Wyoming. Balloons take off each morning from Mentock Park located in Cody.
Fees: It is free to spectators. Balloon rides will require a fee.
Details: The Wild West Balloon Festival offers the opportunity to glide over the scenic areas just East of Yellowstone National Park in the tranquil setting of a wicker basket suspended by a colorful hot-air balloon. If you would prefer to spectate you can witness the opening balloon glow as the Wyoming sky becomes a patchwork of colors as hundred of balloons are fed with giant flames before drifting into the night sky. It is a stunning spectacle not to be missed.