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Event Schedule

The FireLake Fireflight Balloon Festival will offer two days of balloon glows, balloon launches and rides, and family-friendly entertainment in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Come and watch balloons, catch quality live entertainment, and experience some of Oklahoma’s best vendors and food trucks. Customize your schedule, receive updates and alerts, and map out your day using our official mobile app, available on Google Play and the App Store.

Balloon Festival
Outdoor Nation Expo
Friday, August 9
  • 7:00 am Morning Balloon Launch (weather permitting) | Balloon Field
  • 9:00 am Balloon Field Closed until 6pm
  • 12:00 pm Outdoor Nation Expo until 9pm ($5 entry, kids enter free) | FireLake Arena
  • 4:00 pm Splash Pad until 8pm
  • 4:00 pm Kids' Zone until 9pm ($10 wristband for unlimited rides) | Kids' Zone
  • 4:00 pm Vendor Market and Food Trucks until 9pm | Vendor Market
  • 6:00 pm Tethered Ride Ticket Sales until 9pm ($20 per person) | Balloon Field
  • 7:00 pm Tethered Rides (weather permitting) until 9pm ($20 per person) | Balloon Field
  • 7:00 pm Levi Platero | Stage
  • 8:30 pm Balloon Glow (weather permitting) | Balloon Field
  • 9:00 pm Drone Show (weather permitting) | Balloon Field
Saturday, August 10
  • 6:30 am 5K Run | CPN Cultural Heritage Center
  • 7:00 am Morning Balloon Launch (weather permitting) | Balloon Field
  • 9:00 am Outdoor Nation Expo until 9pm ($5 entry, kids enter free) | FireLake Arena
  • 10:00 am Touch A Truck (weather permitting) until 3pm | Balloon Field
  • 12:00 pm Splash Pad until 8pm
  • 12:00 pm Kids' Zone until 9pm ($10 wristband for unlimited rides) | Kids' Zone
  • 12:00 pm Camel rides until 7pm (requires purchase of Kids' Zone wristband) | Kids' Zone
  • 12:00 pm Vendor Market and Food Trucks until 9pm | Vendor Market
  • 5:00 pm Adam Aguilar | Stage
  • 6:00 pm Tethered Ride Ticket Sales until 9pm ($20 per person) | Balloon Field
  • 7:00 pm Tethered Rides (weather permitting) until 9pm ($20 per person) | Balloon Field
  • 7:00 pm Midnight South | Stage
  • 8:30 pm Balloon Glow (weather permitting) | Balloon Field
  • 9:00 pm Cam Allen | Stage