Lake Red Rock Balloon Fest

2015 Dates

July 10-12, 2015

2014 Schedule of Events

(This page will be updated when the 2015 schedule has been set)

Friday, July 11, 2014

6:30 pm Opening launch*. Food and drink on beach.

5:00-10:00 pm Jefferson County Green Band – North Overlook Beach

Saturday, July 12, 2014

6:30 am Morning balloon launch*

7:00 am Pancake Breakfast on the beach ($5/person – North Overlook Beach)

8:00 am 5K and 10K FUNdraiser Run ($20 Registration) – North Overlook Beach

9:00 – 11:00 am  “Let’s Go Paddling” – offered by Army Corp of Engineers

10:00 am Rotary Red Rock Balloonfest Family Bike Ride ($20/individual + $15 for additional family member) – refreshments provided.R4F3Poster REGISTER ONLINE FOR ROTARY BIKE RIDE HERE

1:00 pm  Playscape Craft Time – Young artists can join in for some make-and-take creative fun at the Playscape! Supplies will be provided – all you need to bring is your imagination and creativity!

5:00-10:00 pm Keri Garrison, D.J. – North Overlook Beach

6:30 pm Evening Balloon Launch*

9:00-10:00 pm Night Glow

Sunday, July 13, 2014

6:30 am Morning Balloon Launch*

*Please note: All launch details 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, July 11-13, 2014. Other activities on North Overlook Beach on Saturday, July 12, include a pancake breakfast, a 5K and 10 K FUNdraiser Run, “Let’s go Paddling” and the Red Rock Rotary Family Bike Ride.

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

Check out the area map by clicking on the link below:


You may register online for FUNdraiser Run or by mail-in registration (see below).

Click on link for online registration:

Click  for mail-in registration form.  Registration

We will accept race day registrants. The cost is still $20, but a T-Shirt is not included.

Balloon Rides!

This year pilot Tim Cloyd is offering balloon rides for sale at $200/ person. Contact Tim at or call 515-205-4855 for more information.