NOTE: The descriptions of the places in this guide were accurate at the time the articles were posted. Please be advised that you should call ahead before traveling to any of them.
By: Michelle Harper
April 28, 2012
Civil War Balloon Corps and Living History Encampment: Features a re-enactor portraying period aeronaut Thaddeus Lowe, and gas balloon similar to those used during the war.
For more information visit: http://www.vacivilwar.org/committeeevents_detail.php?Attraction_Name=Civil War Balloon Corps and Living History Encampment&StartDate=2012-04-28
July 3 – 5, 2012
Annual BB&T Fourth of July Balloon Rally: Piloted and tethered balloon rides, live music
For more information visit: http://www.lexingtonvirginia.com/events.asp?t=July&y=2012
July 19 – 21, 2012
Virginia Lake Festival (Lakefest): Hot Air Balloons, arts and crafts, music, and fireworks
For more information visit: http://clarksvilleva.com/festivals-celebrations/virginia-lake-festival/
August 18 – 19, 2102
Flying Circus Air show and Balloon Festival: Oldest Ballooning Event in Virginia, piloted and tethered balloon rides, flying circus airshow
For more information visit: http://www.flyingcircusairshow.com/balloon.html
September 21 – 23, 2012
Military Aviation Museum: Dawn balloon rides, live music, Balloon Illuminations after dark
For more information visit: http://www.militaryaviationmuseum.org/airshows/ww1-airshow/schedule
Thanks for visiting VirginiaWind.