Poteau BalloonFest 2017
Admission required for ages 4 and older
Armbands are $5 (+.25 if using credit/debit card)
Family pack is $20 ( 6 armbands) + $1 service charge if using Debit/Credit card
To pre-purchase ArmBands, call 918 647 9178
Armbands are good for Friday & Saturday
LeFlore County Fairgrounds, 5015 S Broadway, Poteau OK
Times: Friday, Oct 14th, 12p-11p
Saturday, Oct 15th 9a-11p
Information provided from Balloonfest’s Website:
Please note that all balloon events are wind and weather permitting!!! Any and all balloon flights are most likely to occur between the hours of 7am – 10am and 4pm -7pm. However, they are not guaranteed during these times. The atmospheric pressure plays a huge factor in balloon activities! WE CANNOT GUARANTEE BALLOON ACTIVITES and we CANNOT give specific times on Balloon activities!
Free parking will be available at the CASC parking lot and the Industrial Park parking lot. FREE shuttle buses will be available to and from the Fair Grounds to the CASC parking lots and the Industrial Park parking lots.
All parking on the Main grounds will be PAID parking at $5 per car. Please note, that if you leave and then return, you will have to pay again to re-enter the grounds.
All of the following shows and attractions are included with gate admission.
Cockrill’s Critters, free petting zoo with Rudy Roo Roo the Kangaroo, monkeys and a camel. K9 Dog Demonstrations & EMS “Take 10 for CPR”
Friday night- 4th Annual Twin Cities Red Mix BurnOut Competition, Big Fox Mud Run ATV/UTV Mud Race, Pumpkin Mud Run & Belly Flop Contest.
Saturday, Annual Big Fox Mud Run, Little Miss & Mr Balloonfest Pageant, Pet Costume Contests,
The following rides and attractions will require additional costs and are NOT included with gate admission:
Helicopter Rides – $40 per person
Mean Machine Monster Truck Rides – $10 per person
Tethered Balloon Rides – $10 per person – *Weight, & Height restrictions. Participants must be able to see over basket to ride.Also are wind and weather permitting (please note balloon information above).
LJ Jenkins Bull Riding Finals – This event will hosts over 30 bull riders with the top 10 coming back for a short round. Admission is $10 per person. Ages 3 & Under Free.
Carnival Rides – $25 armband on Friday, Oct 2oth 7p-11p. Ride tickets are $1 each and take 3-5 tickets.
Pony rides: $5 per rider.