Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival

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Wednesday, July 2 Tentative Schedule

JULY 2 ~ COMMUNITY KICK OFF DAY ~ $10 PER CAR LOAD AND FREE ADMISSION, maximum 10 people per car load. Foot Traffic will be $5 per person.

Special NOTE:  There will be NO 6:30 AM Balloon Launch on Wednesday, July 2. The remainder of 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

  • 5 PM PARKING & EVENT GROUNDS OPEN
  • 5 PM ALL VENDORS OPEN ~ Great food vendors featuring ribs, chicken, steak sandwiches, ice cream, etc.; fun souvenir booths with sunglasses, crafts, ...and more!
  • 5 PM Skerbeck CarnivalAll new Carnival for Battle Creek Field of Flight with exciting rides and games
  • 5:30 – 7 PM CHILDREN’S DAY Brought to you in part by MEIJER ~ Free crafts, games and giveaways for the first 500 kids!  
  • 6:30 PM First Hot-Air Balloon Launch. Spectators can go out on the launch field and meet the Balloonists!
  • 7 PM - 7:30 PM Great Lakes Timber Show – Best Log Rolling Exhibition of its kind – watch them carve a chair out of a LOG!
  • 7:30 – 8:30 PM FIREKEEPERS CASINO & FIELD OF ROCK @ CENTER STAGE Presents “MIDNIGHT SPECIAL“ – The Classic Rock Experience with songs from * Boston * Styx *Journey * Led Zeppelin * Queen * Elton John * Grand Funk Railroad * Pink FLoyd * and more!
  • 8:30 – 9:00 PM Great Lakes Timber Show - Best Log Rolling Exhibition of its kind - watch them carve a chair out of a LOG!
  • 9 PM – 10:30 PM FIREKEEPERS CASINO & FIELD OF ROCK @ CENTER STAGE Presents “MIDNIGHT SPECIAL“ – The Classic Rock Experience with songs from *Boston *Styx *Journey *Queen *Elton John *Grand Funk Railroad *Pink Floyd and more!
  • 11:00 PM EVENT GROUNDS CLOSE.

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2014 PARTNERS

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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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