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Balloon Flights / Balloon Glow Schedule

 August 26th & 27th 2022!

There are over 40 Balloons coming to town this year! The pilots meet soon before the launches to determine whether they will set up and launch, set up and stay tethered to the ground, or not launch at all- (depending on weather)

 

The flights are slated for:
  • Friday Evening (Approx. 6:00/6:15 PM)
  • Saturday Morning (Approx. 6:15/6:30 AM)
  • Saturday Evening (Approx. 6:00/6:15 PM)
  • Balloon Glow - Saturday Evening at 8:00 PM at the (4) Launch Sites Listed Below-

The glow is where the pilots set up the balloons, stay tethered to the ground and glow at night.

 

 

Launch Sites

 

  1. Mayfair Park (Mayfair subdivision is located off of N. Kickapoo St. across from Graue Chevrolet) 
  2. Dugan Center -- 1500 N. McLean St., Lincoln 
  3. 315 8th St., Lincoln--City owned lot 
  4. 455 Campus View Dr., Lincoln
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Purchasing Flights

 

There will be no tethered balloon rides this year; however, rides can be purchased at $300.00/person. If interested, please contact a pilot directly ASAP to book your flight! I can assure you -- this will be an experience that you will NOT soon forget!

 

  • Dan Reusch -- 309-573-4641
  • Greg Saul -- 309-337-7927

 

 

 

 

Full Weekend Itinerary

 

Thursday, 25th - Itinerary 

  • Ribbon Cutting at The Lincoln Arts Institute - A dedication to Moses Pinkerton - 5:30 PM

 

Friday, 26th - Itinerary

 

MAIN STAGEDowntown - Stage will be set up on the corner of Pulaski St and Kickapoo St (facing North toward Broadway St.)

  • LIVE MUSIC from BIG SUNS from 7:00-11:00 PM
**Alcohol vending will be done from Spirited Republic, Alley-Bi Saloon, The Rusty Rail Pub*

 

Saturday, 27th - Itinerary

**Alcohol vending will be done from Spirited Republic, Alley-Bi Saloon, The Rusty Rail Pub**

 

Sunday, 28th - Itinerary

 

Food:

 

Local Eateries in Downtown Lincoln:

Mama’s Arcade – Friday 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Alley-Bi Saloon – Friday starting at 5:30 p.m.

Guest House Coffee and Pastries – Friday 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Guzzardo’s – Friday 4:30 – 9:00 p.m. Saturday 4:30 – 10:00 p.m.

Sorrento’s – Open 4:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Rio Grande – Open 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Joe’s Pizzeria – Open 4:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Blue Dog Inn –  Friday 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Idle Hour – Open 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Flossie’s – Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Deep Roots – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Sir Renna Tea – Friday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Food Trucks:

Cheesed Out

Pat’s Famous Walleye

Nuthatch Hill BBQ Company

Cullers’ Fries

The Traveling Top Hat & Treats

Shaved Ice Shack

Pauly's BBQ

Compassionate Crumbs

 

 

Lincoln Art Fair - Vendor Sign Up

Sign up today! Guidelines and applications for artists on www.lincolnartsinstitute.com

$75.00 Fee - no juried entries

Location: Lincoln Arts Institute

112 S. McLean Street., Lincoln, IL 62656

Contact Marcia Cook: (217) 870-0482

or mcook@lincolnartsinstitute.com

 

Oasis Craft & Vendor Sign Up

Sign up today! $35 ~ Vendor Space 10 ft X 10 ft

Location: Oasis Senior Center

2810 Woodlawn Road. Lincoln, IL 62656

Walk-in Registration: Monday-Friday 9 AM-3 PM

Phone: (217) 732-6132

Email Registration: Kmiller@oasisseniorcenter.com

 

Questions?

For questions, please contact the Logan County Tourism Bureau at (217) 732-8687

or stop in at 101 N. Chicago Street., Lincoln, IL 62656

Email: assistant@destinationlogancountyil.com

 

   
  
 
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    101 North Chicago Street
    Lincoln, IL 62656

     
     
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    June-August
    10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sat. also
    January-March
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