Visit Fredericksburg, Texas


New Year’s Hot Air Balloon Festival & Polo Match

Dec 28 2018 to Dec 30 2018

Gates open to the public at 4 pm Friday for live music, limited food and merchandise vendors and tethered balloon rides. Gates open at 7 am on Saturday for tethered balloon rides, food and drink vendors, and kids’ bounce houses. At 1 pm, festivities begin in preparation for the 3 pm polo match. Farm to Table Dinner at 4 pm. At 5 pm, tethered balloon rides resume along with a balloon glow.  There will be continuous live music and vendors, bars and food trucks will remain open all day. CANCELLED Sunday at 11 am is the Bloody Mary Festival. Please visit the website for the complete schedule of events and to buy tickets for individual events, parking and tethered balloon rides. Event to be held on the grounds adjacent to the new Altstadt Brewery.

Please note that hot air balloons are extremely weather contingent and rides and glow will only take place if the weather permits. There will be absolutely no refunds under any conditions.  Kid and pet friendly event (pets must be leashed).  No outside food or drink allowed. No day of admission ticket sales at the gate.

Address: 6120 E US Hwy 290

Visit Event Website DEC 28 2018