PLANO, TX, May 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The HEB | Central Market Plano Balloon Festival & Run is really happening September 17-19 at Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve. Epicureans with gourmet appetites know that HEB | Central Market, as the main sponsor, is “Really Into Food”. Participants will experience an enchanting opportunity as balloon enthusiasts who are “really passionate about balloons”.
“The Plano Balloon Festival is the flagship event of Plan and beyond. We are thrilled to be able to support this tradition that brings so much community spirit and beauty to our region,” said Mabrie Jackson, Director of Public Affairs, HEB | Central Market.
The first annual invitational balloon rally began in 1980, and the City of Plano remains the official hot air balloon capital of Texas.
“For over 40 years, the Plano Balloon Festival has been a premier event in our city. We are thrilled that plans are being finalized so our community and beyond can come together again this fall for discover all that this wonderful balloon festival has to offer. We look forward to seeing you there!” –Plan Mayor John B. Muns
This year, the Festival will implement changes that include modified hours, reduced overall capacity, contactless online ticketing and VIP packages with private tables located on the launch ground. Participants will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the balloon experience. Balloons will inflate on the ground, attendees can interact with balloon pilots, capture great up-close photos and learn about the sport of hot air ballooning (weather permitting).
“We are delighted that Oak Point Park has Map, Texas is the place to be in September for an action-packed weekend featuring balloons, skydivers, concerts and races. We look forward to seeing you, come join us,” says the Executive Director of Plano Balloon Festival, Inc., Joe Via.
Festival attractions include colorful hot air balloons, amazing special shapes, the thrilling RE/MAX of Texas parachute team and live entertainment on stage. The Plano Balloon Festival races are scheduled for Sunday, September 19, 2021. For more information on the Plano Balloon Festival & Run, please visit www.planoballoonfest.org and follow on Facebook or Instagram.
About Plano Balloon Festival, Inc.
The Plano Balloon Festival, Inc. is a nonprofit 501c3 organized for the purpose of hosting a premier community and family hot air balloon event, providing other local nonprofit volunteer opportunities as part of Festival operations. The Plano Balloon Festival, Inc. has a direct impact on the Collin County Community distributing funds to participating nonprofits and has donated more than $3 million since its creation.
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HEB 2021 | Plano Central Market Festival and Balloon Race
HEB 2021 | Central Market Plano Balloon Festival & Run in the City of Plano, Texas
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