2016 Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival

June 29 - July 4, 2016

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Battle Creek Community Foundation

  Battle Creek/Calhoun County Visitors Bureau

Visit the CCVB for all your
Overnight Accommodations
and Special Events!

Holiday Inn

Host Hotel for the Air Show Performers and Balloonists
Comfort Inn
Host Hotel for the
BC SpeedFest Race
& Balloonists

Applebee’s Battle Creek Wall featuring the BC Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival - Photo by Lisa Burns

“A special Thank you to Applebee’s in Battle Creek for featuring the BC Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival on their wall! What an amazing job and tribute! Thank you for the support!

July 1 - 5, 2015 Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show & Balloon Festival!

2015 Golf Outing Fund Raiser


Sponsorship Levels


The 2015 Event was a major success!

A special THANK YOU to all of our Workers, Volunteers, Balloon Pilots, Air Show Pilots, Bands, Event Performers, Participants, Vendors, The Cities of Battle Creek & Springfield, W.K. Kellogg Airport everyone else involved with the event and of course our AMAZING Spectators for making this year great and successful.

Come on over and “like” us on Facebook to join in on our conversations as we move from 2015 towards 2016. 2016 will mark year #36 and we’re looking towards a rather fun event in the making. Stay tuned for future information and date announcement.

A special thanks to our event sponsors, partners & contributors as well for helping to support such an event. A huge thank you to all of them. Please visit our sponsors’ websites to show your appreciation.

Sponsoring this event is the perfect way to get your company or business connected deeper with the community and is a great promotional opportunity for your business. You will get recognition in our event program, on our event grounds, website, Facebook and many other ways. Reach your market in a fun way and become part of the family that helps present the Nation’s LARGEST Air Show & Balloon Festival. Call 269-962-0592 for information on how to become a 2016 sponsor. Tons of packages are available.


Also, please see below to see our FINAL STANDINGS (Top 5) for the 2015 Hot-Air Balloon Competition. Congratulations to all!

  1. Joe Zvada Joe Zvada - Super Chicken Joe Zvada - Super Chicken
  2. Johnny Petrehn
  3. Jeff Pestun
  4. Shawn Raya
  5. Yudai Fujita