The inclement weather date for the race is Sunday, Sept. 22.
The Humane Society of Missouri will hold its Glow in the Park event Friday in conjunction with the Balloon Glow. Patrons have a chance to enjoy cocktails, dinner, dancing and fireworks alongside the illuminated hot air balloons. For more information, call 314-951-1501.
For those that want to watch the race Saturday away from the crowds in Forest Park, the Moonrise Hotel is holding a watch party on its rooftop terrace in the Delmar Loop. The Moonrise is starting the party at 3 p.m. with no cover charge, drink specials and plenty of seating. To learn more about this event, check out the Moonrise's Facebook event page.
Schedule of Events
- 7-9:15 p.m. — Balloon Glow at Central Field
- 9:15 p.m. — Fireworks Finale
- 12 p.m. – Festivities begin. Children’s Entertainment Area Opens
- 1 p.m. – School of Rock Entertainment Stages Open
- 2 p.m. – Photo Contest
- 3 p.m. – Miller Lite Skydivers
- 3:30 p.m. – Opening Ceremonies
- 4:30 p.m. – “Hare” Balloon Launch
- 4:45 p.m. – “Hound” Balloon Launch begins
- Rain Date