InTouch Credit Union Plano Balloon Festival 2011
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The major draw for this Balloon Festival will be the 45 magnificent, colorful, hot air balloons. Fun for all ages, are the Special Shapes that attend the festival. The featured Special Shapes for this year include: Angry Birds Balloon, Pigasus the flying Pig, Beagle Maximus, Annie the Lady Bug, High Kitty, Gordo the Monkey, Shroom with a View, and the always popular High Jack.

Click here to see this year's hot air balloons   

Sky Divers


For the adventurous, the RE/MAX parachute team will perform Friday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons at 5:30pm by jumping from their plane over the park and landing right in the middle of the launch field.


Friday Night Vocal Trash, described as, "Glee Meets Stomp", this green minded ensemble delights audiences globally, on a relentless pursuit to bring people together utilizing the universal language of song and dance. Vocal Trash gives new life to the metal trash can! 

Saturday Night Mars Hill Band is a high-energy Dallas / Ft Worth party band. This hot band not only sounds great musically, but also has the charisma on stage to make you want to dance and sing along to the music. Mars Hill will deliver a riveting and energetic performance on Saturday night.

Sunday Morning ChinaTown Band is a refreshing departure from the usual local bands. They bring to the festival a high energy dance band with a rock influence...perfect for pumping up the morning balloon crowd and distance runners on Sunday.     



Saturday evening catch the BOOM, BANG, and SIGHT of the spectacular Fireworks. The Festival fireworks show is custom designed and orchestrated by Pyrotex providing an amazing array of colors in the night sky. 

Central Market  KIDS FUN ZONE…

Ticket Booths open Friday 4:00PM - 9:00PM | Saturday 8:00AM - 9:00PM | Sunday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Rides open Friday 4:00PM - 10:00PM | Saturday 8:00AM - 10:00PM | Sunday 8:00AM - 7:00PM

Rides vary in price from $1-$4 
All Day Play Wristbands available for $20
Individual Ride Tickets available for $2 each 

Enjoy the fun and interactive inflatable rides this year. Climb the Rock Wall and race through the obstacle course. Be sure to check out the “Toddler Zone.” Designed with young toddlers in mind, they can experience the fun of inflatables that are just their size. Children can enjoy the creative make and take art activities in our FREE Kids Korner as they make their way through the different craft stations. Get your Face Painted and explore music at the Plano Symphony Orchestra Instrument Area.

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KDFW FOX 4 Community Stage...

The KDFW FOX 4 Community Stage offers the perfect venue for local performing groups.


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Friday and Saturday evenings, some of the balloons will provide a breathtaking sight as they inflate and glow after it gets dark. The glows are a must see!