Great Mississippi River Balloon Race
October 18 - October 20, 2013
Corner of Canal St. and D.A. Biglane St.
3rd weekend October
The Great Mississippi River Balloon Race is Mississippi's most exciting hot air balloon race weekend! Two balloon flights take place each day, weather permitting. Pilots compete as they fly over antebellum homes and the mighty Mississippi River.
Our balloon festival weekend starts with the Balloon Glow Friday night, and continues through Sunday evening with a stage full of World Renowned Musicians. The festival itself takes place on the grounds of Rosalie Mansion, at the corner of Canal St. and D.A. Biglane St.
Many people ask us about take off and landing locations. Due to the nature of our race, those locations change frequently. We can tell you that the best place to watch is usually from the festival grounds themselves! The festival is held on the fairgrounds behind Rosalie Mansion on Canal Street.
Web Site: http://www.natchezballoonrace.com
The Natchez Convention & Visitors Bureau
sdurkin at visitnatchez dot com