RENO BALLOON RACES

Schedule of Events

The Great Reno Balloon Race is FREE to spectators thanks to the generous support of event sponsors. It is always scheduled for the first Friday through Sunday after Labor Day.

2013 Great Reno Balloon Race September 6th – 8th

Thursday, September 5
6:45 a.m. - 
Media Day Launch (Sponsors and invited Media)

Friday, September 6 
6:45 a.m. - Mass Ascension Launch / Off-field Competitions
7:30 – 10:00 a.m. – On-field Competitions
9:30 a.m. - E.L. Cord Foundation Tissue Paper Balloon Launch

Saturday, September 7
5:00 a.m. 
- Glow Show
5:30 a.m. – Dawn Patrol
6:45 a.m. - Mass Ascension Launch / Off-field Competitions
7:30 – 10:00 a.m. – On-field Competitions
5:00 a.m.-10 a.m. - Pajama Party

8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m. - Bed-Head Competition Judging
Sunday, September 8 
5:00 a.m. - Glow Show
5:30 a.m. – Dawn Patrol
6:45 a.m. - Mass Ascension Launch / Off-field Competitions
7:30 – 10:00 a.m. – On-field Competitions

EVENT LOCATION
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
1595 N. Sierra St., Reno, Nevada



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