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Shedd Aquarium

Centralia Balloon Fest

Fri, Aug 16 – Sun, Aug 18, 2024 • 3:00pm - 10:00pm

1490 Gragg Street, Centralia, IL 62801

Welcome to the most exhilarating family event of the year! Elevate your weekend with a celebration that combines the thrill of hot air balloons, the charm of craft booths, the deliciousness of food vendors, and the joy of family activities.

Be captivated by the electrifying performances on our two live entertainment stages, featuring an eclectic lineup of musicians, dancers, and performers guaranteed to keep you grooving all day long.

And of course, don't miss the breathtaking spectacle of our balloon glow, where the night sky comes alive with a kaleidoscope of colors as the balloons light up the darkness. Witness the magic as these majestic giants take flight, offering a mesmerizing sight that will leave you in awe.

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