Balloons over Sussex 9/14-15

/ Updated on September 17, 2019

Sussex County’s inaugural Balloons Over Sussex event benefits the students and programs of Sussex Academy. This two-day event is unlike anything else found in Sussex County. The County Council is proud to partner with Sussex Academy by hosting this year’s festivities at Delaware Coastal Airport and Delaware Coastal Business Park.

Whether you are bold enough to step into the confines of a gondola, or you opt to stay grounded and simply soak in some of Sussex County’s finest culture and cuisine, alloons Over Sussex will be an uplifting experience no matter the perspective! Join us for Balloons Over Sussex! Balloons over Sussex is sponsored in part by the radio stations of Forever Media, Inc.!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS!

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2019

2pm Festival opens to the public with Food Trucks, Artisans and Crafters, Kids Activities, Festival Sales and Balloon Bar

2-7:30pm (weather dependent) Balloon Field Tethered Balloon Rides (Go up 60 to 80 feet in balloon. Cost is $20/adult and $10/child under 12. Cash only)

2pm-7:30pm Balloon Field Walk About Balloon ($3 per person. Cash only)

5:30pmBalloon Field Mass Balloon Ascension (Please remain in the spectator viewing area during this time)

7:30pmBalloon Field Balloon Stand Up and Glow to music and announcer. (Please remain in the spectator viewing area during this time)

8pm All Activities end for the day.  Thank you for attending. Safe travels home.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2019

2pm Festival opens to the public with Food Trucks, Artisans and Crafters, Kids Activities, Festival Sales and Balloon Bar

2-6:30pm (weather dependent) Balloon Field Tethered Balloon Rides (Go up 60 to 80 feet in balloon. Cost is $20/adult and $10/child under 12. Cash only)

2pm-6:30pm Balloon Field Walk About Balloon ($3 per person. Cash only)

5:30pmBalloon Field Mass Balloon Ascension (Please remain in the spectator viewing area during this time)

7pm That’s a wrap for Balloons Over Sussex 2019. Thank you for attending.

Safe Travels Home.

 

ENTERTAINMENT

(all entertainment on stage unless otherwise

noted)

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2019

2pmWelcome Todd Lawson, Sussex County Administrator Eric M. Anderson, Head of School, Sussex Academy

1-3pm Live Radio Broadcast-The Wave 97.1 FM (Radio Broadcasts Forever Media tent)

2-4 pm Live Radio Broadcast-Cool 101.3 FM Delaware’s Greatest Hits (Radio Broadcasts Forever Media tent)

2:30-3:30pm Story Time by Bethany Beach Books

2:30-6:30pm Strolling Entertainment- Officer Offbeat

3-5pm Live Radio Broadcast- Eagle 97.7 FM My Hit Music (Radio Broadcasts Forever Media tent)

3:30-4:30pm Hope for Success Band!

5pm-8pm Above and Beyond Entertainment (DJ)

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2019

2-3pm Pirates and Princesses by Magical Events

2-5pmStrolling Entertainment-Officer Offbeat

3-3:45pm Elena Louvis

4-5pm Speed Limit 18

5pm Basket of Beer Raffle Winner Announced

5-7pm Above and Beyond Entertainment

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