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Event Information:

June 15-17th, 2018

Admission is just $5 at the gate.  Free Parking and Shuttle.
The Balloon Race raises funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and Camp Hertko Hollow, a camp for kids with diabetes.

​NO CARRY IN's PLEASE - we are raising $$ for two great causes and all proceeds benefit charity

​Sorry no debit or credit cards @ the Balloon Race.  CASH ONLY  (ATM Available @ the Inn) 

Friday
Hot Air Balloons
6pm - The race begins!

Ale Fest
6-8:30pm
Taste craft beers under the big tent.
Tickets $30 each
Available for guests of Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa by calling 800.892.2269.
Sponsored by: Galena River Wine and Cheese

​Events
5-10pm -The Wundo Band
5-9pm - Inflatables for the kids
5-9pm - Food/Beverages
7-9pm - Tethered Balloon Rides

BUY A BALLOON RIDE
(times flex based on weather conditions)

Saturday
Hot Air Balloons
​5:15am - Crack of Dawn Race
6pm - Galena on the Fly Race
8:30pm - Night Glow
(times flex based on weather conditions)
Sponsored by Galena On the Fly
 
Great Galena Balloon Race Bean Bag Tournament
We are very excited to expand the Great Galena Balloon Race activities with the Inaugural Great Galena Balloon Race Bean Bag Tournament to support Juvenile Diabetes. There will be two divisions: Family/Novice for those players and families who have never played the game, or are just beginning to play. The second division is the Competitive division for those players who are looking for more of a competitive atmosphere.

11am is start time for the tournament to begin:
  • Family/Novice Division: $10 per team: 50% of proceeds go to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation and 50% divided by the following: 60% to first place, 30% for second place and 10% to third place.
  • Competitive Division: $30 per team: 50% of proceeds go to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation and 50% divided by the following: 60% to first place, 30% for second place and 10% to third place.
  • Pay at the check-in table at tournament time: cash only
  • Play will be double elimination
  • Boards and Bags are provided no need to bring your own
Sign up by calling Laura Cowell at 815-776-5066
We will continue to sign up teams right up to day of play, or when we have a total of 48 teams in each division, whichever comes first!

Events
5-10pm - Adam Bartels Band
5-9pm - Inflatables for the kids
5-9pm - Food/Beverages
6-8:30pm - Wine Flights
Wine Tasting under the big tent.
Tickets $30 ea.
Available for guests of Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa by calling 800.892.2269.

6-8pm - Classic Car Show
7-9pm - Tethered Balloon Rides
(times flex based on weather conditions)
 
Sunday
Hot Air Balloons
5:15am - Crack of Dawn Balloon Race

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