Enjoy hot air balloons, fireworks, and skydiving shows at one of Bloomington's favorite festivals.

The Kiwanis Indiana Balloon Fest is one of the most popular annual fall festivals in Bloomington. Attendees can enjoy:

  • Hot air balloon launches - some in special shapes
  • Pyrotechnic skydiver performances
  • Fireworks
  • And much more!

Several hot air balloons taking off at dusk at the Indiana Balloon Festival

Festival Details


The Annual Kiwanis Indiana Balloon Fest will take place from October 26-28, 2023.


Monroe County Fairgrounds


Buy tickets here.


The 2023 schedule can be seen below.


Kiwanis Balloon Fest 2023 Schedule


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