National Balloon Classic
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|National Balloon Classic|
|Genre||Hot air balloon festival|
|Dates||First week of August|
|Location(s)||Memorial Balloon Field|
15335 Jewell Street
Indianola, Iowa 50125
In 1970, the fifth United States National Hot Air Balloon Championship held the primaries in Indianola and due to the success of the competition it hosted the championships for the following 18 years. In 1989, when the competition moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana the National Balloon Classic was started and has continued every year since.
- U.S. Ballooning Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the National Balloon Museum.
- Nite Glow
- Dawn Patrol
The Classic is held at Memorial Balloon Field.