As Christmas approaches, chances are your children have a list of toys they want Santa to bring them. While toys can be fun and allow kids to use their imaginations, experiences can be memorable and teaching tool for little ones. As we get older, we come to understand that life isn’t about owning things – it’s about the experiences we share with one another. Making the most of life can be about collecting action figures – if that’s something you love! However, why not spend the money on experiences that you can have with your family? If you’re looking for a pre-holiday celebration to attend with your family, don’t miss out on the Houston Hot Air Balloon Festival where you can take a hot air balloon ride and much more!
About the Festival
The Houston Hot Air Balloon Festival takes place on Friday, December 13 beginning at 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 14 ending at 9:00 p.m. In addition to the festival, this is a joined event with the Victory Cup Polo Match. At the festival, you’ll be able to enjoy polo, hot air balloons, food, fashion, and most of all, fun! Now in its fifteenth year, the event draws thousands of people from all across the area. The event will also feature horses, food and beverage sponsors, and much more.
If you’ve always wanted to ride a hot air balloon, now is your chance. After the launch, you’ll be able to enjoy polo, food, wine, and more. Later, you can enjoy a tethered hot air balloon ride. The event will be held at the Brookshire Polo Club located at 800 Wilpitz Rd, Brookshire, TX 77423.
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There are a variety of ticket options you can choose from for the event:
- Friday Night Pass without Tethered Balloon Ride – Looking to have some fun, but not interested in riding a balloon? This ticket option gives you a pass for Friday night only between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. The cost is $7 as well as the price of parking which is $15.
- Hot Air Balloon Tethered Ride Only – If your main objective is to be able to say you’ve soared in the air in a hot air balloon, you’ll want to choose this ticket option which gives attendees a taste of ballooning while anchored to the ground. Rides last five minutes each and the balloon can carry 5-8 people at a time. The cost is $35.
In addition to these ticket options, you can purchase general admission tickets for both days which allow you to either participate in the hot air balloon ride or not. Whether you decide to or not, you’re certain to have a fun experience. Purchase tickets online today!
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