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This year mark’s 41 years of Ballooning in Plano and Collin County! Join in the Celebration at the Central Market Plano Balloon Festival, a spectacular three-day event beginning at 4:00pm Friday, September 18 at Oak Point Park, 2801 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, TX 75074. This weekend event offers something for everyone; entertainment on the FOX 4 community stage and KLUV main stage, Saturday evening spectacular fireworks show, special kids activities, sky divers, an enormous variety of food to tempt your taste buds, merchandise and handmade products showcased, and of course the incredible hot air balloons. The balloons will launch Friday at 6:00pm, Saturday at 7:00am and 6:00pm, and Sunday at 7:00am and 6:00pm (weather permitting).

Interested in staying one night or the entire weekend at one of our local hotels? Many are offering Weekend Packages that include tickets to the Festival. Check out the Accommodations page for phone numbers and addresses for many local hotels.
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