Erie Chamber’s largest event of the year, the 19th Annual Erie Town Fair and Balloon Festival, is BACK on Saturday, May 16th AND we’ve got your chance to WIN A DINNER & HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE WITH CHAMPAGNE FOR TWO, a $250 value, on Friday or Saturday (May 15 or May 16). Make sure you register to win (see home page). We’ve Got You Covered!
Tune in Saturday, May 9th to The Car Doctors on KRWZ 950 AM Cruisin’ Oldies from 1-2 p.m. and Harley and Scotty will announce the Winner’s Name!
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For all the scoop on the 19th Annual Erie Town Fair and Balloon Festival on May 16, head over to or call 303-828-3440. Please see below the list of activities that Harley and Scotty have been talking about on the air!
Day starts with a 6:15a.m. Hot Air Balloon Launch at Colorado National Golf Course

From 10a.m. to 4 p.m.; the Historic Downtown in Erie will hosts over 240 craft, service, and food vendors

Wait, there’s more with plenty of kids stuff to do, including kid-friendly vendors, a mini-carnival, children’s train rides, tumble bumbles, zip-line, a bouncy inflatable and more.

And for music lovers, there’s local performances on stage at Coal Creek Ball Park by La Ballerinas, Jump ‘n Jive, EHS Jazz Band, Axis of Movement, Case ‘n Point to name just a few.

The Garage Rats Car Club’s annual Auto Show is also back with vintage, classic cars on Wells street, between Briggs and Pierce streets, from 10a.m. to 2:30p.m. Come say hello to Scotty, he will be there next to the Garage Rats set-up from 10-noon, he’ll be giving out Car Doctors Tshirts, keytags and more goodies, so come on out!


And to set the evening tone to this packed family day is the Balloon “Night Glow” at 5 p.m. Erie Chamber invites all families to join together in helping their pilots set up several of the multi-colored hot air balloons. Be mesmerized as you watch propane burners inflate balloons, see flickers of light flash, all set against the backdrop of a darkened evening sky.

AND at 6 p.m., the headlining band Hazel Miller will take the main stage. Then if that’s not enough, capping off the night is a fireworks show at 9:15 p.m.


Recap of Date/Time Information:
  • Saturday, May 16 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • 10 am – 4 pm, Town Fair
  • 6 pm – 9 pm, Live Band, Balloon Glow & Fireworks, Historic Downtown Erie