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Champaign County Balloon Festival
1501 N Mattis Ave
Champaign, Illinois 61821
The Champaign County Balloon Festival will host its first event this September 23–24 at Dodd’s Park in Champaign. This new, annual event is a fundraiser for a variety of children’s services, creating experiences for the whole family, with a special emphasis on children with disabilities.
The event will run from 4:00–10:00 p.m. on Friday, September 23, and from 10:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 24. Admission is $10 for adults, and children under 12 are free.
In partnership with OSF Healthcare, Tether Balloon rides will be available and provide unique opportunities for children with disabilities during designated times, with it opening to the general public later in the day.