We meet the first Thursday of every month at 6:00 PM, usually in the meeting room at the Comfort Inn on east Idaho Street in Elko, Nevada The membership is primarily local, however we do have members from Oregon, Washington, California, and Arizona and other states.Our members participate in ballooning events throughout the year. If you are interested in becoming involved and enjoying the excitement that hot ballooning brings, you are encouraged to join the club. Membership in the club gives you an opportunity to help with the planning for the balloon festival as well as helping with the actual event in September. It also gives you the chance to become part of a balloon crew and enjoy the sport of ballooning all year long.
RUBY MOUNTAIN BALLOON FESTIVALElko, Nevada Spring Creek, Nevada
Ruby Mountain Hot Air Inc., was founded to plan and implement the Ruby Mountain Balloon Festival. The balloon festival is held each year on the fourth weekend of September in both Elko and Spring Creek, Nevada. Ruby Mountain Hot Air, Inc. is a non-profit organization made up of volunteers consisting of pilots, crews, and other balloon enthusiasts.