Defiance Hot Air Balloon Festival – August 4, 2018

The 5th Annual Defiance Hot Air Balloon Festival
presented by
First Federal Bank, First Insurance Group, and North Western Electric
Saturday, August 4, 2018
at the Defiance County Airport
Defiance, Ohio

Gates open at 6:30 AM with balloon flying into the airport at 7 AM (Weather dependent). Enjoy a free-will donation pancake breakfast and tethered balloon rides (Additional fee).

Festival closes at 9 AM and opens back up at 4 PM until closing at 10 PM. Balloon Launch at 7 PM and Balloon glow at 9 PM (Weather dependent).

Nashville Crush starts at 7:15 PM. Admission is $10 per car. Please see for more information on activities and pricing. Bring a chair or blanket to relax in the hot air balloon viewing area.

Photo by Jerry Latta