Great Smoky Mountains Hot Air Balloon Festival

On August 18, 2018, the Great Smoky Mountains Hot Air Balloon Festival will return to Townsend.

This year we will offer tethered rides (weather permitting) and balloon glow. The balloons will not launch.


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“The Smoky Mountains are a rare jewel ... Why not have a place where you can still see the stars.” – James Dawson

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