Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events - “It’s Happening In Anthony, Kansas”
May 8-9-10 – Merriam Midway Carnival  Pay-One-Price Wristbands  Thursday-Friday- 5 - 11 p.m. Saturday carnival open from 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.  Advance Wristband coupons available at Jetts and Higher Grounds & Leather Bounds.
Friday, May 8
Balloon pilots, families, and crews arriving all day.
Helicopter Rides- 4 p.m. till dark - $40 per person
Tours of Historical Museum of Anthony at no charge from 10 a.m.–noon, 1-4 p.m.
5:30-7:00 p.m. – Mixer for pilots, sponsors & crew at Anthony Municipal Hall
Friday Evening at the Airport – We have 3 special shaped hot air balloons!
If weather permits the 500 lb, 110' tall Jack-In-The-Box, Freedom Flight V and Keystone Willy will fly or glow at the Anthony Airport, weather permitting.
7:30 p.m. - Possible flight or hot balloon glow
Refueling at Anthony Airport if there is a glow, tether or flight!
Fireworks Display at dark -
Saturday, May 9
 6 a.m. – Pilot Briefing at Anthony Airport Pilot’s Lounge
 6:30 - 7:30 a.m. - Launch window with balloons flying out of Anthony Airport (weather permitting)
 All Day - 2015 NBC Baseball Tournament
 Helicopter Rides - 8 a.m. till dark - $40 per person
 Merriam Midway Carnival - All day
 Food Vendors & Craft Vendors - All Day
 Powered Parachutes - Off and on all day at the Anthony Airport - weather permitting
 9 a.m. – Out Run Hunger 5K/1Mile Fun Run-For Information contact Christy Depenbush (620-842- 5445)
 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Show & Shine Car Show at the Harper County Courthouse
 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Solar-Powered Bubble Tower with Bill Coleman
 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Chainsaw Folk Artist Live Demo with TJ Jenkins
 Tours of Historical Museum of Anthony at no charge from 10–noon, 1-4 p.m.
 11 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. - F-4 Flight Simulator
 12 – 1:30 p.m. – Scout Troop #855 Dutch-Oven Feed; at Wayne Dennis Parking Lot
 12:45 – 1:45 p.m. – Lineup for Parade.
 1 - 3 p.m. - Walk-Around-Magic Show by Bob Phillips
 2 p.m. – Sunflower Balloon Fest Parade, Downtown Anthony
 5:30 p.m. – Pilot Briefing at Anthony Airport Pilot’s Lounge
 6 – 7 p.m. – Launch Window-Balloons launch from Anthony Airport (weather permitting).
 If weather permits the 500 lb, 110' tall Jack N D Box, Freedom Flight V and Keystone Willy will fly or glow at the Anthony Airport.
 8:30 – 10:30 p.m. Street Dance featuring Marshall Matthews, Award Winning International Elvis
Tribute Artist & the Memphis Kings with Debbi Cay.
Sunday, May 10
 6 a.m. – Pilot Briefing at Anthony Airport Pilot’s Lounge
 6:30 – 7:30 a.m. – Launch Window-Balloons fly from Anthony Airport (weather permitting).
 Hot Air Balloon Rides ($150).
 Sunflower Balloon Fest, Sponsored by SandRidge Energy and Anthony Chamber of Commerce
 All balloon events & times are tentative due to weather conditions.


 Anthony Balloon Fest Events and Times

May 8-9-10, 2015

 

For Information | Anthony Chamber of Commerce
P O Box 354 | Anthony KS 67003
620-842-5456