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Balloon Rides throughout the Year

The Plano Balloon Balloon Festival, Inc. does not sell rides onsite during the Festival or throughout the year. If you’re in search of a hot-air balloon ride, we recommend Rohr Balloons. Rohr Balloons is a locally owned and operated balloon ride company that offers rides year-round. They can create the perfect engagement or birthday balloon ride celebration, or maybe you want to check a balloon ride off your bucket list.

For information about purchasing a balloon ride, contact Brian Rohr: brian@rohrballoons.com | 214-733-9915.

Onsite Tethered Balloon Rides

Floating high above the crowd....tethered rides will be available this year. A tethered ride is when the balloon lifts off the ground, hovers 20-30 feet above the ground for several minutes, but does not launch and fly away.
Sales will be offered Thursday PM, Friday PM, Saturday AM, Saturday PM, and Sunday AM, weather permitting on a first come first serve basis and at the individual pilot's discretion.
One balloon will be doing tethered rides, and can accommodate 10-12 people (depending on height and weight).
Tickets only available for purchase onsite - Cash Only
Adults - $30
Children 6-12 years old - $20
Every passenger will have to sign a waiver

Passengers must be at least 6 years old. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent / legal guardian and they must sign a release for the child. There is no minimum height requirement. Adults are NOT permitted to hold a child in their arms during the tethered ride.
All passengers must be in good health. If you are pregnant, recently released from the hospital, have current broken bones or casts, you will not be able to qualify to purchase a ride. These balloons are not certified by the FAA to carry wheelchairs.
Listen for announcements from the Main Stage on when tethered rides will open and close.

Tethered Ride 
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