Upcoming Townsend Events...
|Great Smoky Mountains Hot Air Balloon Festival|
When: August 18, 2018
Join us for a summertime spectacle, when several professional balloonist light up the evening sky with a beautiful balloon glow. The sky will be filled with a spectrum of color like never before, against a backdrop of a breathtaking Tennessee sunset. The festival will include family-friendly activities, live entertainment, craft demonstrations and sales, food trucks, local craft beers and wine tastings. The balloons begin to inflate at dusk and glow for around an hour. This means balloons are usually up from about 7:30pm to 9:00pm, conditional on weather. Parking for the event is $20 online and $25 day of event. 3:00 - 9:00 p.m.