Balloon Fest Three-Day Passes Available At Participating Locations
Three-day passes to Balloon Fest are available for purchase for $6.00 each from the following businesses: Best Western Plus Hotels and Suites, Byrd Watson Drug, Community Trust Bank in Centralia, Farmers State Bank in Central City, Greater Centralia Chamber of Commerce, LTD Ford, Midland States Bank, both locations of Peoples National Bank, RAIL Coffee Room, Regions Bank, and US Bank. Daily admission to Centralia Balloon Fest is $3 per person. Kids under six are free. Don’t miss any of the balloon events and get a three-day pass! “We appreciate the business partnerships in supporting Centralia Balloon Fest. This event is for the families in our community and we want to make sure three-day passes are accessible to all,” said Marcus Holland, Executive Director of the Greater Centralia Chamber of Commerce and chairperson for this year’s Centralia Balloon Fest. Parking in the north parking lot off Gragg Street is $3 per day. SCT shuttles will run from 4:00pm to 6:00pm and 8:30pm to 11:00pm inside the park from the north parking lot to the southwest corner of the park next to the craft fair. Parking is also available at City Hope Church old high school parking lot. SCT shuttles run from this parking lot to the SCT entrance of the park. Rides are $1 per person. This is the most handicap accessible parking with paved lots and drop-off on paved roads. Along with the three-day passes, souvenir mugs, pins, shirts, ornaments, and balloon spinners are available for purchase at the Centralia Chamber office at 130 S. Locust St. These items will also be available at the event. Centralia Balloon Fest is a three-day hot air balloon festival in Centralia Foundation Park with entertainment, family activities, craft vendors, and food vendors on August 16 – 18, 2019. A full schedule of events is available at www.centraliaballoonfest.com.