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.

News

07/09/2018
Apple Valley has long been considered a “must stop” attraction for travelers visiting the Great Smoky Mountains.
06/20/2018
State and local officials joined executives from Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) today as the company announced plans to establish a two-aircraft base at McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville, Tennessee.
06/06/2018
Townsend, Tenn. Restaurant Brings Upscale, Unique Tastes to Peaceful Side of the Smokies

Who would you bring with you on a vacation to the Peaceful Side of the Smoky Mountains? #smokymountains

“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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