RUBY MOUNTAIN BALLOON FESTIVAL Elko, Nevada                                                                                                                                    Spring Creek, Nevada
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Photo by Brandi DeMars 2013
2017 Schedule of Events All Balloon Festival Events Are FREE to the Public All planned activities are weather permiting Thursday, September 21 7:00am School Visitation by participating pilots. Noon Senior Center lunch and visitation by participating pilots. 4:00pm Pilot check-in and mandatory pilot briefing - (Northeastern Nevada Museum). 5:00pm Pilot/Sponsor Meet & Greet - (Northeastern Nevada Museum)                        (Food provided by Hilton Garden Inn). Friday, September 22 6:00am Pilots, Crew, and Sponsors arrive.  In town pilots, briefing will be at Chamber of Commerce.  Spring Creek pilots, briefing will be on the launch field. 7:00am Media Day Flights from various locations in Elko. Balloon Flights from Spring Creek Sports Complex (Springfield Parkway off Licht Parkway). 6:00pm Balloon Glow in Elko (Elko City Park). Saturday, September 23 6:00am Pilots, Crew and Sponsors arrive – Spring Creek Sports Complex (Springfield Parkway off Licht Parkway). Briefing will be on the launch field. 7:00am Sponsored Mass Ascension – Spring Creek Sports Complex (Springfield Parkway off Licht Parkway). Sunday, September 24 6:00am Pilots, Crew, and Sponsors arrive – Spring Creek Sports Complex (Springfield Parkway off Licht Parkway). Briefing will be on the launch field. 7:00am Sponsored Mass Ascension – Spring Creek Sports Complex (Springfield Parkway off Licht Parkway). 10:00am Awards Brunch – Pilots, Crews and Sponsors – (Stockmen’s Hotel).   For locations of each event click  HERE