Blue Skies & Silver Spurs Festival
Balloon Festival Silver Spurs Rodeo
Blue Skies Balloon Festival

Where is the festival located?
The Blue Skies Balloon festival and Blue Skies Adventure Race are located in the Formosa Gardens area at 7836 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy Kissimmee, FL 34747. The Endless Summer Songwriters Festival and Silver Spurs Rodeo will be held at Osceola Heritage Park at 1875 Silver Spur Ln Kissimmee, FL 34744. The travel time between these two locations is approximately 30 minutes. Both locations are located on US Highway 192. To get to Osceola Heritage Park from the Formosa Gardens area, head east on US Highway 192. Visitors must provide their own transportation in between the two venues.

What is the cost to attend the festival?
Festival admission and parking is free. However, there are costs to participate in some activities. Prices for hot air balloon rides start at $185. Tickets can be purchased at www.blueskiesballoonfestival.eventbrite.com. Tickets to the Silver Spurs Rodeo are $15 and can be purchased at www.silverspursrodeo.com . The Blue Skies Adventure Race is $50 to participate. Register at www.epicsportsmarketing.com . Food and beverages will also be available for purchase.

How do I participate in the hot air balloon launch?
The hot air balloon launch will take place Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2 at 7 a.m. Prices for balloon rides start at $185 and tickets can be purchased at www.blueskiesballoonfestival.eventbrite.com. Advanced reservations are highly recommended, and meeting locations will be disclosed upon reserving a flight. There are no age restrictions to ride a hot air balloon. Spectator viewing is free and highly encouraged. Separate from the Blue Skies Balloon festival, tethered rides will be available at Osceola Heritage Park during the Endless Summer Songwriters Series, Friday May 31 and Saturday, June 1.

What is a balloon glow?
At the balloon glow, hot air balloons will be displayed at Osceola Heritage Park and illuminated at night. The balloon glow will occur Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1 at twilight. Admission is free.

Will the festival still occur in inclement weather?
The Kissimmee Blue Skies and Silver Spurs Festival will occur rain or shine. However, certain elements of the festival, including hot air balloon rides, may be postponed due to high winds or rain.

How can I volunteer?
Volunteers are needed for all components of the Blue Skies and Silver Spurs Festival. To volunteer, please contact Holly Fletcher at hfletcher@experiencekissimmee.com

How can I become a vendor or sponsor?
Those interested in becoming a vendor or sponsor can contact Diane Patterson at dpatterson@experienekissimmee.com.

SCHEDULE
Friday, May 31, 2013

OSCEOLA HERITAGE PARK
4:30pm - 7:00pm
Endless Summer Songwriters Series
Festival Balloon Glow

6:30pm - 10:30pm
Silver Spurs Rodeo
Saturday, June 1, 2013

FORMOSA GARDENS 
7:00am - 10:00am
Blue Skies Balloon Festival - balloon
launch & rides
Blue Skies Adventure Race,Zipline,
Kids Race

OSCEOLA HERITAGE PARK
4:30pm - 7:00pm
Endless Summer Songwriters Series
Festival Balloon Glow

6:30pm - 10:30pm
Silver Spurs Rodeo
Sunday, June 2, 2013

FORMOSA GARDENS 
7:00am - 10:00am
Blue Skies Balloon Festival - balloon
launch & rides
For more information call at
800-831-1844
or email the Event Services
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