Admission is free to the event and food vendors are available. $10 wristbands per child can be purchased for the children's area. Tethered balloon rides are $15, and you must be 3 feet tall to take a tethered balloon ride. Gates open at 4 p.m. and balloon launch is at 5:15 p.m. Tethered balloon rides begin after the launch, and the Balloon Glow takes place between 6:45 and 7:15 p.m. Please note, full balloon rides are not offered during the event and all activities are weather dependent.