New location just announced!
UPDATE: The location of the Friday night and Saturday night events will be at the Brookshire Grocery Arena in Bossier City due to field saturation at LSUS. The morning competition remains at LSU Shreveport.
Hot air balloons will rise into the sky once again in June. The 2021 CenterPoint Energy Red River Balloon Rally takes place on June 11-12 with two nights of great family fun! For 2021, buy tickets only online and at local Brookshire and Super 1 Foods. There will be no tickets available at the gate. Parking is free at the Brookshire Grocery Arena.
The Red River Balloon Rally is a competition…
The U.S. Team Nationals competition brings together the top 30 national balloon pilots. Starting on June 7 and if you’re around Shreveport-Bossier, you might see a number of balloons floating in the sky between 6:00am-8:30am. Follow the Red River Balloon Rally Facebook page for the most up-to-date information and locations. One of the best places to watch is at the Intramural Sports Fields at LSU – Shreveport (the fields next to East Kings Highway).
But it’s so much more fun!
Starting at 5:00pm on Friday and Saturday, come out to the Brookshire Grocery Arena for family friendly fun. Faith and Family Friday Night presented by First Bossier features music from the First Bossier Worship Band, Danny Gokey and YALA Worship Band. Louisiana Saturday Night presented by ERS Cat has After Midtown, Johnny Earthquake and the Moondogs and The Molly Ringwalds. Both nights enjoy the AEP Swepco Kidz Fun Zone, SBCA Cornhole Tournaments and the popular tethered balloon rides (wind & weather permitting).
Of course the most popular events are the Balloon Glow sponsored by TeamLogic IT and Stuart’s Integrated Services at 8:30pm followed by the Fireworks Show sponsored by Red River Bank at 9:30pm. The event ends at 11:00pm. Don’t miss either of these! The weather may change some times and events.
Kids will have a blast during the Red River Balloon Rally at the AEP Swepco Kid’s Zone and watching the professional kite flying exhibition.
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