2014 Carolina BalloonFest

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2014 Carolina BalloonFest

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  • Rob Collier

Address

  • 260 Hangar Drive
    Statesville NC 28625

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Celebrating our 41st consecutive year and proud to be the second oldest hot air balloon festival in the US, Carolina BalloonFest attracts 30,000-35,000 spectators who arrive from the across North Carolina. Bring lawn chairs and blankets (pets and coolers are not permitted) to bask in the beautiful Carolina autumn weather as the backdrop to all the sights and sounds of colorful hot air balloons.

Admission: Advance tickets go on sale in mid-July. They'll also be available at the gate.

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Latitude:

35° 45' 51.84" / Longitude: -80° 57' 17.28"

Address:

260 Hangar Drive Statesville NC 28625

Special Directions:

From I-40 take Exit 148 and follow signs to Statesville Airport/Carolina BalloonFest. From I-77 take Exit 49A and follow signs to Carolina BalloonFest.

From West (Asheville/Hickory)
• Take Interstate 40 East to Exit 146 (Stamey Farm Road),
• turn Right (from exit ramp) onto Stamey Farm Road,
• take Stamey Farm Road approximately 0.9 miles to the intersection of US Highway 70,
• cross over US Highway 70 onto Bethlehem Road,
• from Bethlehem Road, take the next left onto Aviation Drive,
• take Aviation Drive approximately 1 mile to the round-a-bout and intersection with Airport Road, &
• take Airport Road to the right and the terminal building.

From East (Winston-Salem)
• Take Interstate 40 West to Exit 146 (Stamey Farm Road),
• turn Left (from exit ramp) onto Stamey Farm Road,
• take Stamey Farm Road approximately 0.9 miles to the intersection of US Highway 70,
• cross over US Highway 70 onto Bethlehem Road,
• from Bethlehem Road, take the next left onto Aviation Drive,
• take Aviation Drive approximately 1 mile to the round-a-bout and intersection with Airport Road, &
• take Airport Road to the right and the terminal building.

From North (Elkin/Virginia)
• Take Interstate 77 South to Exit 51B to merge with Interstate 40 west,
• Take Interstate 40 West to Exit 146 (Stamey Farm Road),
• turn Left (from exit ramp) onto Stamey Farm Road,
• take Stamey Farm Road approximately 0.9 miles to the intersection of US Highway 70,
• cross over US Highway 70 onto Bethlehem Road,
• from Bethlehem Road, take the next left onto Aviation Drive,
• take Aviation Drive approximately 1 mile to the round-a-bout and intersection with Airport Road, &
• take Airport Road to the right and the terminal building.

From South (Charlotte)
• Take Interstate 77 North to Exit 49A (Garner Bagnal Boulevard),
• turn Left (from exit ramp) onto Garner Bagnal Boulevard,
• take Garner Bagnal Boulevard approximately 3.5 miles to the intersection of US Highway 70,
• take a left onto US Highway 70,
• take US Highway 70 approximately 1.75 miles to the intersection with Airport Road,
• take a left onto Airport Road, &
• follow it through the round-a-bout at approximately 0.5 miles and the terminal building will be on the right.

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