Hot Air Balloon Festival Kansas City
MoveTo Kansas Speedway
Three-day festival scheduled for August 8-10
on grounds of Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kans.
KANSAS CITY, KS…. Officials with Kansas Speedway and the U.S. Bank Midwest Balloon Festival announced today that the 2014 event will take place August 8-10 on the grounds of the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kans. The event, previously held at the Great Mall of the Great Plains in Olathe, Kans., will cover approximately 50 acres to the west of the Speedway’s grandstand.
“We are the perfect backdrop for this signature Midwest event which is expected to draw tens of thousands of people from not only across the Metro, but across the country, ” said Patrick Warren, president, Kansas Speedway “Imagine our grounds dotted with over 50 brightly colored balloons which will, one by one, take flight over the Speedway and across the Kansas landscape. It will be breathtaking!”
The annual event features balloon festival staples such as mass balloon ascents, food vendors, traditional and tethered balloon rides, children’s events, a carnival and evening balloon glows.
“Thanks to the support of our title sponsor U.S. Bank, we will once again draw families and individuals to Kansas City to for an event that not only entertains, but creates a memorable experience that can only be described as magical, ” Robbie Small, Festival president said. “Each day we will have a wide range of activities from carnival rides to a barbeque competition. Then each evening, in the field to the west of the Speedway a sea of balloons will take flight while others wait for dusk to light up and cast their glow across the landscape and the smiling faces of children of all ages. It’s truly something to you won’t want to miss.”
Kansas City, Kansas Mayor, Mark Holland added that the opportunity to introduce new visitors from around the Metro and the Midwest to the Speedway and Village West is an exciting opportunity for area businesses and residents.
“We are excited to welcome the U.S. Bank Midwest Balloon Festival to the Speedway and Kansas City, Kansas, ” Holland, said.
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