Organized by Ruby Mountain Hot Air Inc., a non-profit, local organization. Their mission is to come together as balloonists; pilots, crew and interested individuals, to educate and share the sport of Hot Air Ballooning. The Balloon Festival will host a variety of vendors selling unique balloon items and festival attire.
The Ruby Mountain Balloon Festival is an annual event held in Elko and Spring Creek, Nevada the fourth weekend in September. It has been a local attraction for these communities since 2002.