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Great Galena Balloon Race

June 21, 2024 at 5:00 PM
to June 23, 2024 at 9:00 PM
Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa
400 Eagle Ridge Dr
Galena, IL 61036 United States

Explore these magical inventions at this spectacular three-day event. Get right up close to the balloons and learn all about them.

This event features more than 20 hot air balloons, three races, a night glow extravaganza, live music, an art show, car show, and activities for the whole family.

The Great Galena Art Show takes over the Big Tent on Saturday night. Local artists show and sell amazing art at an event.

The Great Galena Balloon Race benefits JDRF and Camp Hertko Hollow. The event has raised more than $350,000 for kids with diabetes since the event began in 2002.


Adults: $10; Children over 3 years: $5 Cash event – no credit cards/ATM on site