Schedule of Events
Sunflower Balloon Fest 2019
It's Happening in Anthony, Kansas
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Anthony Balloon Fest Events and Times

May 10-11-12, 2019



 

For Information | Anthony Chamber of Commerce
P O Box 354 | Anthony KS 67003
620-842-5456

Schedule of Events - “It’s Happening in Anthony, Kansas”

May 10-11-12 

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, May 9 – 10 - 11 - × Twisted Amusement Carnival × Pay-One-Price Wristbands × Thursday-Friday- 5 - 10 p.m. Saturday carnival open from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Ride Specials Daily

Friday, May 10    

            Balloon pilots, families, and crews arriving all day

            Helicopter Rides- 4 p.m. till dark - $40 per person

            Tours of Historical Museum of Anthony at no charge from 10 a.m.–noon, 1-4 p.m.

            5:30-7:00 p.m. – Mixer for pilots, sponsors & crew at Anthony Municipal Hall

Friday Evening at the Airport – We have a special shaped hot air balloon!

7:30 p.m. - Freedom Flight V will fly or glow, along with all the other balloons, at the Anthony Airport, weather permitting.

Friday evening – Kite Festival Preview (weather permitting)

Dazzling Fireworks Display at dark at the Anthony Airport

Saturday, May 11   Hot Air Balloon Rides $150 (weather permitting) Tethered Rides $20 Adults - $10 Children

  •   6 a.m. Pilot Briefing at Anthony Airport Pilot’s Lounge

  •   6:30 - 7:30 a.m. - Launch window with balloons flying out of Anthony Airport (weather permitting)

  •  8 a.m. – Register for 5K Rec Run – For info 620-840-1161 tbandy10@yahoo.com – 620-842-7184

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  •  8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Show & Shine Car Show at Anthony Courthouse

  •  9 a.m. - 5K Rec Run starting and finishing at Anthony Ball Fields – T-Shirt & Medal Provided $25

  • 8 a.m. – DarkHelicopter Rides $40 per person

  •  Kite Festival – All day at Anthony Airport (weather permitting)

  •  Mobil Vet Center – All day in Anthony

  •  Food Vendors & Craft Vendors - All Day

  •   Powered Paragliding - Paramotor’s on display during the day and will fly in the evenings, if conditions

       are favorable.

  • Powered Parachutes - Off and on all day at the Anthony Airport - weather permitting

  •  8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Show & Shine Car Show at the Harper County Courthouse

  •   10 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Chainsaw Folk Artist Live Demo with TJ Jenkins

  •  Tours of Historical Museum of Anthony at no charge from 10–noon, 1-4 p.m.

  •  11 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. - F-4 Flight Simulator

  •  11:30 – Boy Scout Dutch Oven Cook at Life 180 Church Parking Lot

  • 12:45 – 1:45 p.m. – Lineup for Parade

  •  2 p.m. – Sunflower Balloon Fest Parade, Downtown Anthony

  •  5:30 p.m. – Pilot Briefing at Anthony Airport Pilot’s Lounge

  •  6 – 7 p.m. – Launch Window-Balloons launch from Anthony Airport (weather permitting)

  • If weather permits special shape balloon, Freedom Flight IV will fly or glow at the Anthony Airport along

        with all the other hot air balloons.

Sunday, May 12   

  • §  6 a.m. – Pilot Briefing at Anthony Airport Pilot’s Lounge

  •   6:30 – 7:30 a.m. – Launch Window-Balloons fly from Anthony Airport (weather permitting)

        2019 Sunflower Balloon Fest, Hosted by Anthony Chamber of Commerce and the City of Anthony

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