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Thank you for keeping all of our beach-goers safe by respecting the alcohol-free zone at the Red Rock Beaches.

Click here for map of the Balloon Fest action area.


2019 Schedule of Events and Activities:

FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2019

6:00-10:00pm: Live Music by Steve McClain and friends, food vendors available

6:30pm: Approximate Launch of evening flight: Iowa State Savings Bank Cup Race

Night Glow on the beach, approximately dusk

SATURDAY, JULY 13, 2019

6:30am: Approximate Launch of Morning Flight

7:00am Pancake Breakfast

8:00am: 5K & 10K FUNdraiser Run/Walk

9:00-11:00am “Let’s Go Paddling”

Kid’s activities/crafts on the beach

Food Vendors

50th Celebration announcements made by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Cake served on the beach in celebration of Lake Red Rock’s 50th Anniversary

6:00-10:00pm: Live music by Rock Bottom Band

6:30 pm: Approximate Launch of evening flight

Glow on the beach, approximately dusk

Dusk: Lighted boat parade

SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2019

6:30am: Approximate Launch of Morning Flight

*Please note: All event activities are subject to change due to weather and wind conditions.


Viewing Areas

Best viewing area for balloon launches is at North Overlook Beach on all three days of the event. Other activities on North Overlook Beach  include a 5K and 10 K FUNdraiser Run and “Let’s go Paddling”.

Come out and enjoy this great family event – one of the highlights of the summer in the Red Rock area!

Click here for an overview map of the Lake Red Rock area.

Interested in Balloon Rides? Contact Tim Cloyd for more information!  515-205-4855 or tecvisions@hotmail.com. (Note: not affiliated with the Lake Red Rock Balloon Fest)

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5K 10K Race Route 2019

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