2016 Battle Creek Field of Flight

June 29, 2016 through July 4, 2016

Bronson Battle Creek is a 218-bed, all-private-room hospital offering a full range of outpatient/inpatient acute care including region-leading robotic surgery, world-class diagnostics, extensive wound healing care, Blue Distinction orthopedics awards, and exceptional rehabilitation services. BBC has been honored as one of the country’s safest hospitals receiving multiple honors as one of America’s ‘most wired’ and ‘most wireless’ hospitals. BBC is honored with multiple ‘Outstanding Achievement Awards’ for its cancer program, the only hospital in Michigan to receive that honor thrice.

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Holiday InnHost Hotel for the Battle Creek Field of Flight

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Battle Creek Field of Flight

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!

Battle Creek Community Foundation

Event Info

FESTIVAL GUIDELINES & MORE...

All events/activities are subject to change & WEATHER PERMITTING

  • Absolutely NO RAIN CHECKS
  • PLEASE bring Exact Change for Parking, which is $5.00 per Car/Truck/Motorcycle
  • Motorcycle parking on runway verses grass at the Main Entrance Gate (Helmer Road)
  • On-Site RV Camping is available. Advance registration is requested and recommended until June 10th, then it will be first come, first served.
  • Bus Groups are welcome
  • Kids 3ft and under are FREE EVERY DAY
  • HANDICAP PARKING & FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE AVAILABLE - Ask a parking volunteer or any Committee Member with a Radio
  • Available for Rent: Handicap Motorized Carts & Wagons
  • SMALL CANOPY TENTS ALLOWED on event grounds in Designated Areas. Please pay attention to signage indicating designated area. You may be asked to move if you are not behind the line
  • Coolers ARE allowed and WILL be inspected at the Admission Gate
  • NO GLASS CONTAINERS
  • NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES can be brought in, but can be purchased on-site with proper ID
  • NO Firearms Permitted
  • NO Sparklers or Fireworks Permitted
  • NO Pets allowed on event grounds
  • NO tents, chairs, blankets, etc. are allowed in GENERAL PARKING AREAS
  • NO loitering in the parking area to view the show. Security will ask you to pay gate admittance
  • NO Grills are permitted on event grounds except in the RV Camping Area - Rules will apply
  • NO bicycles, mopeds, golf carts, etc. are allowed on event grounds except STATE APPROVED HANDICAP UNITS
  • Daily Admission and Parking Fees will apply. Admission Wristbands and Parking Passes are good ALL DAY.
  • NO REFUNDS OR RAIN-CHECKS
  • NO PETS ALLOWED ON THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS

Handicap Accessible

Handicapped Parking with Handicap Sticker or License Plate: Please advise Parking Volunteers that you or someone in the vehicle is handicapped. They will direct you to the proper location. We have a Free Shuttle Service that will run back and forth from the Handicapped Parking area to the main gate. 

 

At the Main Gate, Randy's Mobility Rentals is there to assist! They have Electric Carts that rent for $10.00 per hour up to five (5) hours or maximum $50.00 for the entire day. They have wheelchairs and wagons that rent for $5.00 per hour up to five (5) hours or a maximum of $25.00 per day. Carts can be reserved the day you plan to attend by calling 407-492-2321. You will have to give time of arrival, name and credit card number to reserve your unit.

 

Handicapped Porta Jon's are on site

 

Please remember we are on grass but we do have runways and taxiways that we can use to be mobile on.

 

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. Become part of this family event that helps present one of the Nation’s LARGEST Air Show & Balloon Festivals. Thank you to all of our Official Sponsors!

Call 269-962-0592 for information about being a Sponsor.

OFFICIAL SPONSORS

Battle Creek Enquirer Blufish Bronson Healthcare | Bronson Battle Creek Hospital Capital Catering Dan Henry Distributing Duncan Aviation Dan Henry Distributing Miller Lite Beer Kellogg's LifeCare Parker Hannifin website Post Cereals website Waste Management WIN 98.5 Your Country! Western Michigan University College of Aviation