The Ottumwa Pro Balloon Race Board Announces:
The 42ND Annual Ottumwa Pro Balloon Races
In June 2019 community members and visitors to our fine community will see the 42ND annual event from Thursday , June 27, through Sunday , June 30
The Ottumwa Pro Balloon Race Board is working towards their biggest community event yet. The Board wants to fill the skies with color by hosting 40 balloons.
So many years, so many memories, so much history in this wonderful event. The board is working hard to create a fun-packed, family-friendly, event filled weekend. Many long-standing events, as well as new events , are in the works.
This year the board plans to book fantastic entertainment for each night beginning Thursday evening. The pilots, with their crews and their families , will arrive on Friday and flights will take place , Friday evening, Saturday morning, Saturday evening and Sunday morning. Night glows are planned for both Friday and Saturday evening.