Closing Night Glow and Drone Show

August 10, 2024

Gates at 5:30 p.m.

Drone Show at 9:00 p.m.


And so it ends!

Nightglow and Drone Show at The Mitchell Air Field

August 10, 2024

Gates at 5:00 p.m.

This is the big finale! Enjoy your final look at the 2024 festival balloons and be stunned by the SKYWORX drone show at the Mitchell Air Field.You can also enjoy food trucks and other vendors, so come and join us!

Note: the actual “glow” will take place at sunset.


As the weather plays a critical role in hot air balloons, be sure to have a look at the weather forecast before heading out to see the balloons.


Event Passes

Event passes will be required for all of the Mass Ascensions and the night glow at the Mitchell Air Field. The cost is $20.00 for the entire week of events, a fantastic value! Click here to purchase your.



Outstanding food and merchandise vendors will attend both morning ascensions and both night glows. Plan to eat and drink from our local favorite restaurants, food trucks, and bars. No alcohol will be available at the WNCC night glow; but plan on drinking your favorite craft beer, wine, mimosas and bloody marys at both the morning launches and the night glow at the Mitchell Air Field.




Parking for the night glow at WNCC will be available in the lots around the college. Parking passes will not be required to park around the campus and neighborhood. Please do not block driveways and routes entering the college. Handicapped parking will be available, there will be no in-car viewing at the college.



Public Facilities

Public restrooms in the form of Port-a-Johns will be available including handicapped facilities. Restrooms will be sanitized each day and hand sanitizer stations will be located throughout the venue.

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