Schedule of Events
Sunflower Balloon Fest 2017
It's Happening in Anthony, Kansas




 


 Anthony Balloon Fest Events and Times

May 12-13-14, 2017

 

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

Schedule of Events - “It’s Happening in Anthony, Kansas”

May 12-13-14 

Friday, May 12     Hot air balloon Rides $150                                                     

            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 4 special shaped hot air balloons!

7:30 p.m. - Special shape balloons, Keystone Willy, Conair, Dreamship and Freedom Flight V will fly or glow, along with all the other balloons, at the Anthony Airport, weather permitting.

Friday evening – Kite Festival Preview (weather permitting)

4 p.m. – DarkHelicopter Rides $40 per person

7 – 9 p.m. – Possible Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides (weather permitting) ($20 adults) ($10 Children)

Dazzling Fireworks Display at dark at the Anthony Airport

Saturday, May 13    Hot Air Balloon Rides $150

·        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)

§  7 – 9 a.m. – Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides (Weather Permitting) ($20 adults) ($10 Children)

§  8 a.m. – DarkHelicopter Rides $40 per person

§  9 a.m. – 2 Mile Fun Run – Christy Reel, Harper County Extension (842-5445) - The Walk Kansas Fun    Run this year will benefit Obadiah's Plenty Community Garden in Anthony. Starts and finishes at the East     Park.

§  10 a.m. – 1 p.m. - FREE Inflatables for kids (Sponsored by Anthony Christian Church)

§  All Day - 2017 NBC Baseball Tournament

§  Kite Festival – All day at Anthony Airport (weather permitting)

§  Mobil Vet Center – All day in Anthony

§  Food Vendors & Craft Vendors - All Day

§  Powered Parachutes - Off and on all day at the Anthony Airport - weather permitting

§  8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Show & Shine Car Show at the Harper County Courthouse

§  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. – 2 p.m. Book Signing with Jim Tuorila & Paul Montague at Higher Grounds & Leather Bounds

§  11 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. - F-4 Flight Simulator

§  11:30- ?? – Boy Scout Dutch Oven Cook 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

§  7 – 9 p.m. – Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides (weather permitting) ($20 adults) ($10 Children)

§  6 – 7 p.m. – Launch Window-Balloons launch from Anthony Airport (weather permitting)

§  If weather permits special shape balloons, Keystone Willy, Conair, Dreamship and Freedom Flight V will

             fly or glow at the Anthony Airport along with all the other hot air balloons.

Sunday, May 14     Hot Air Balloon Rides $150

§  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)

2017 Sunflower Balloon Fest, Sponsored by Anthony Chamber of Commerce and the City of Anthony Transient Guest Tax