Date: May 22 to May 25, 2015
Time: See Details Below
Location: Frankenmuth River Place Shops View Map

Balloons Over Bavaria 2015 Frankenmuth, Michigan

Do you live within a 10 mile radius of Frankenmuth?  If so and you would like to allow a Hot Air Balloon to land or launch from your property, please place a white sheet on the spot starting Friday early morning until Monday afternoon.  Make sure your sheet can be seen from the air and when a Balloon Pilot sees it he knows you give him permission to land. Thank You for welcoming the Hot Air Balloons to our community!

NOTE: Schedule is in early development, times are currently subject to change
Friday, May 22
Arrival: All Balloon Teams Arrive in Frankenmuth in the morning.

7:00 – 8:30 PM
Flight #1 – Evening Competition and flight activity Flight to launch from Frankenmuth River Place Field (East of River Place Shops)

9:00 – 10:00 PM
15 Balloon Glow Event – Frankenmuth River Place Field, Experience the Village of Balloons! Watch 15+ tethered balloons inflate then interact with the pilots & crew.

Saturday, May 23
6:00 – 8:00 AM
Flight #2 – Morning Competition and flight activity Flight to launch up-wind of downtown Frankenmuth & Fly over Community

7:00 – 8:30 PM
Flight #3 – Evening Competition and flight activity Flight to launch from Frankenmuth River Place Field (East of River Place Shops)

9:00 – 10:00 PM
15 Balloon Glow Event – Frankenmuth River Place Field, Experience the Village of Balloons! Watch 15+ tethered balloons inflate then interact with the pilots & crew.

Sunday, May 24
6:00 – 8:00 AM
Flight #4 – Morning Competition and flight activity Flight to launch up-wind of downtown Frankenmuth & Fly over Community

7:00 – 8:30 PM
Flight #5 – Evening Competition and flight activity Flight to launch from Frankenmuth River Place Field (East of River Place Shops)

9:00 – 10:00 PM
15 Balloon Glow Event – Frankenmuth River Place Field, Experience the Village of Balloons! Watch 15+ tethered balloons inflate then interact with the pilots & crew.

Monday, May 25
6:00 – 8:00 AM
Flight #6 – Final Morning Competition and flight activity

To get last minute location & timing on balloon launch information, contact the Bavarian Inn Lodge Operator at 989-652-7200. Organizers will keep in contact with them on their morning launch position.

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