Great Texas Balloon Race
401 N Center St
LONGVIEW, TX 75601 Map
Phone: (903) 753-3281

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Celebrating 40 years of hot air ballooning

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The Great Texas Balloon Race is the longest running ballooning event in Texas and the largest tourism event in East Texas. This top ranked competitive balloon event brings the best balloon pilots from all over the U.S. competing for the National Title and over $50,000 in prize money.

The festival that goes with it brings top Texas Country music artists, arts, crafts and food vendors and exhibits for all ages including the world-famous Balloon Glow which was originated at the Great Texas Balloon Race.

The Great Texas Balloon Race will return July 27-29, 2018!