Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions? Check out the frequently asked questions below. Still have questions? Use the contact form at the bottom of the page.

NO PETS ARE ALLOWED on the Balloons Over Bend premises. Service animals are allowed per ADA and Oregon State Law policies.

The Balloons Over Bend Nightglow Festival will be held Friday, July 26 from 5-10pm.

Yes! The 2023 Balloons Over Bend beneficiary is the COCC Foundation.

Learn more here.

Nope! Balloons Over Bend bars will take both cash and card. Methods of payment accepted by other vendors will vary based on their preference.

Balloon launches will happen each morning throughout the weekend at sunrise. Look for them in the sky on Friday, July 26, Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 28 or head down to the launch site at R.E. Jewell Elementary School.

The Night Glow festival will be held Friday, July 26 at Central Oregon Community College from 5-10pm.

Night Glow Full Schedule

  • 6pm – Balloon Blast Kids Race Kicks Off
  • 7-8pm – Live Music
  • 5-10pm – Shop the Marketplace
  • 8:30pm – Balloons Rollout
  • Sunset – Balloons Light Up!

Registration will ONLY be available on the day of the event on-site. The race is included with your ticked entry so there is no additional cost to participate.

Title Sponsor

Re/Max Key Properties

Presenting Sponsor

Chevrolet of Bend

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