Ditmars Orchard & Vineyard
FAQ's FOR FIELDS OF FLIGHT EVENT
WHAT IS A BALLOON GLOW?:
FOOD & DRINKS:
MAY WE BRING OUR OWN CHAIRS/BLANKET:
If you have any additional questions, please call the orchard at (712)256-7053.
Fields of Flight
ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE as this is a weather related event and can change at a MOMENTS notice.
Balloons will not fly under windy or rainy conditions.
DECISIONS ABOUT FLYING:
The Sport of Hot Air Ballooning is unique and so is the wind. Surface winds and winds aloft vary greatly and can also change very quickly; therefore, unless there is a threat of severe weather or intense winds, final decisions regarding flights are not made until official weather reports and pilot briefings, which occur 30 minutes before each flight
(6am and 6pm).
11th Annual Fields Of Flight –
Hot Air Balloon Festival
September 6-8, 2019
Parking is $12 PER CAR - NET PROCEEDS go to the American Cancer Society/Relay for Life!
Friday, September 6
• 6:00pm Fun Flight
• 5:30-9:30pm Live Music: Mac and the Bulldogs
• Glow at Dusk
Saturday, September 7
• 7:00am Competition Flight
• 5:30pm Competition Flight
• 5:30-9:30pm Band: Clean and Easy
•Glow at Dusk
Sunday, September 8
• 7:00am Competition Flight (Dawn - 7:00am)
11am-1pm Live Music: Birch and Killion
Ditmars Orchard & Vineyard | 19475 225th Street Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503 | 712.256.7053