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2019 Galt Balloon Festival August 10 & 11, 2019

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McFarland Living History Ranch

8899 Orr Road

Galt, CA 95632

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Soaring Above Galt ...

The Galt Chamber of Commerce is excited to present its 2nd Annual Hot Air Balloon Festival to be held at the McFarland Living History Ranch on August 10 & 11, 2019.

The Balloon Festival will feature arts & crafts vendors, food vendors, commercial booths, public information booths, tethered rides, and of course, Hot Air Balloons!

www.GaltBalloonFestival.com

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2018 Galt Balloon Festival Sponsors


Advance Tickets are $10 general admission, under 5 years old are free.

At the Gate Tickets are $20, under 5 years old are free.

Onsite parking at McFarland Ranch is $10 in advance. There is limited parking available and is subject to selling out prior to start of event. There is limited handicap parking available at the venue. The venue is gravel and grass.

Admission tickets do NOT include any balloon ride. Admission tickets do NOT include parking at the venue. You must purchase a separate Parking Ticket.

FREE PARKING IS AVAILABLE AT THE GALT MARKET GROUNDS 610 CHABOLLA AVE. FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE STARTS AT 4:30 AM. SOME BUSES ARE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE. WE CANNOT GUARANTEE THAT THE SHUTTLE BUSES CAN ACCOMANDATE STROLLERS AND/OR WAGONS.

No RVs will be permitted to park at McFarland, even with a Onsite Parking Pass.

ADMISSION TICKETS AND ONSITE PARKING FOR BOTH DAYS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS IN GALT:

MOST OF THESE LOCATIONS TAKE CASH ONLY. THOSE TAKING CREDIT CARDS MAY CHARGE YOU A CONVENIENCE FEE.

The Coffee Shop Bakery 411 C Street CASH ONLY

The Galt Chamber of Commerce & The Galt Herald 604 N Lincon Way CASH & CREDIT CARDS

Express Type & Graphics 740 Spaans Drive #2 CASH ONLY

River Rock Brewery 807 C Street CASH ONLY

Barsetti's Vineyards Tasting Room 400 4th Street CASH ONLY

State Farm Insurance 10330 Twin Cities Road in Raley's Shopping Center CASH ONLY

L'Chayim of Galt 400 4th Street #160 Between D St & E St. CASH CREDIT CARDS

You must have a parking pass to park at the venue. NO PARKING PASSES WILL BE AVAILABLE THE DAY OF THE FESTIVAL. If you did not purchase an Onsite Parking Pass, you will have to park in the free off-site lot at The Galt Market Grounds 610 Chaboola Avenue and use the shuttle service. Buses will begin loading at 4:30 AM. You may purchase admisssion tickets at the free off-site lot. PARKING PASSES DO NOT INCLUDE ADMISSION INTO THE FESTIVAL. YOU MUST HAVE A SEPARATE ADMISSION TICKET FOR EACH PERSON IN THE VEHICLE.

E-TICKETS WILL BE ACCEPTED. BAR CODE MUST BE READABLE TO BE ACCEPTED.

Gates open at 5:00 AM. Balloons are scheduled to lift-off at sunrise. Balloons will fly weather permitting. This is at the discretion of the Hot Air Balloon Pilots.

NO PETS ALLOWED EXCEPT FOR SERVICE ANIMALS.

There will be 3 tethered balloons offering rides. Tickets will be $10 each, cash* only, and available for purchase at the Balloon Festival only. There are no pre-sale tickets available for the tethered Hot Air Balloon rides. Being in line for the tethered balloon rides does not guarantee a ride. Balloons are subject to many different weather condidtions and may stop at anytime.

*ATM will be available on-site. Individual vendors may accept credit cards.

BALLOONS WILL FLY AT SUNRISE, WEATHER PERMITTING. THIS IS UP TO THE BALLOON PILOTS' DISCRETION.

TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

This is a family friendly event. All ages are welcome

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There are a very limited number of $10 Onsite Parking Passes available for parking at the venue. There is limited handicap parking available aat the venue and at the free satellite parking lot. Parking passes do not include admission into the Festival. There will be free satellite parking at The Galt Market Grounds 610 Chabolla Avenue in Galt. Free shuttle bus service will be available and there will be wheelchair accessible buses in the rotation. If you are bringing a stroller or wagon, it is recommended that you purchase an Onsite Parking Pass. We cannot guarantee that the shuttle buses will be able to accomandate strollers and/or wagons..You must have a ticket for each person to ride the shuttle bus. Tickets will be available for sale.

What can I bring into the event?

No outside food or drink will be allowed. No ice chests. There will be food and drink at the Festival. Strollers and wagons are permitted. We recommend you purchase an Onsite Parking Pass as we cannot guarantee that the shuttle buses can accomandate strollers and/or wagons. There will be wheelchair access on some of the shuttle buses.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

www.GaltBalloonFestival.com

info@GaltBalloonFestival

Galt Chamber of Commerce 209 745-2529

What's the refund policy?

There are no refunds. Balloons fly at sunrise, weather permitting. This is up to the pilot's discretion.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, E-Tickets will be accepted. Bar Code must be readable for the scanner.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Duplicate copies of E-Tickets will not be accepted Once a ticket is scanned, it is void for any other admission.

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McFarland Living History Ranch

8899 Orr Road

Galt, CA 95632

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