Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival --- July 2 -6

Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival - July 2 -6

Kellogg Community College is a two-year institution that serves 14,500 students annually through academic courses, customized training and continuing education. We are dedicated to providing accessible, high-quality education to enrich our community and the lives of individual learners. KCC operates in facilities in Battle Creek, Albion, Coldwater and Hastings and maintains partnerships with businesses, schools and nonprofit organizations across our communities. For more information, visit www.kellogg.edu or call 269-965-3931.

Friday, July 4 Tentative Schedule

FRIDAY, JULY 4
~ $5 Parking
~ $8 Admission Per Person with $2.00 off Coupon or
~ $10 Per Person without Coupon.
~ MUST BRING COUPON, Smart Phone applications will not apply. Coupons available on website and will be in various print advertising. Only One Coupon per person.

Special NOTE:  The 6:30 AM Balloon Launches will take place from various locations throughout Calhoun & Kalamazoo Counties. These flights will take place each morning from July 3 – July 6, 2014.  All evening 6:30 PM Balloon Launches or Fly-Ins WILL take place at the W.K. Kellogg Airport. There will be no evening balloon launch on July 6. All scheduled activities/events are “weather permitting”.  NO RAIN CHECKS OR REFUNDS.

Children “3 Ft.” and under are FREE ~ ALL DAY ~ EVERY DAY

  • 9 AM PARKING & EVENT GROUNDS OPEN
  • 10 AM ALL VENDORS OPEN ~ Great food vendors featuring ribs, chicken, steak sandwiches, ice cream, etc.; fun souvenir booths with sunglasses, crafts...and more!
  • 10 AM Skerbeck Carnival - All new Carnival for the Battle Creek Field of Flight with exciting rides and games
  • 11 AM - 5 PM AIR SHOW AT ITS BEST FEATURING THE US AIR FORCE THUNDERBIRDS
                • ADDITIONAL PERFORMERS:
                              • Rob Holland – MXS
                              • The Hopper’s – L- 39’s
                              • Matt Younkin – Twin Beech 18
                              • Kyle Franklin – WACO “Dracula”
                              • Paul Stender – Jet Powered School Bus, Jet Powered Polaris RZR and the Jet Doghouse
                              • Greg Shetterly in the One Design
                              • Roger Buis and OTTO the Helicopter
                              • Lt. Col. Jerry Kerby "Jive" in Wild Blue
                              • Bob Carlton in the world’s only Super Salto Jet Sailplane
                              • Phil Dacy, event announcer
  • 1:30 – 2:00 PM Great Lakes Timber Show – Best Log Rolling & Axe Throwing Exhibiton of its kind!
  • 6:30 PM HOT-AIR “BALLOON LAUNCH” OR “FLY-IN” @ W.K. Kellogg Airport.
  • 7:30 PM – 8 PM Great Lakes Timber Show – Best Log Rolling & Axe Throwing Exhibiton of its kind!

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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 tributeThank you for the support!

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