8 Things To Do at the Hot Air Jubilee

Hot air balloons are an intriguing mystery to most that pose so many questions. How did it get up there? Where did it come from? How do they steer? How do they know where to land?

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We’ve got the answers to these questions and more – The Hot Air Jubilee. This is an awesome (free) event in Jackson, Michigan that is centered around the art of ballooning, captivating balloonist and enthusiasts from far and wide. Unlike many hot air balloon festivals, The Hot Air Jubilee has a meet-and-greet, where you get the rare opportunity to talk to the pilots behind the dazzling spectacle. This year, the experience will take place right on the balloon launch field, Saturday, July 15 from 4pm-5pm.

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Wondering what else to do to make sure you get the full Hot Air Jubilee experience? We’ve compiled a list of eight things you must do.

  1. Dance the night away at Night Glow

  2. Send a Snap of your favorite balloon to your friends (make sure you use the Hot Air Jubilee Snapchat filter!)  

  3. See classic cars at the auto show on Saturday

  4. Explore Michigan-made crafts

  5. Discover art at Ella Sharp Museum

  6. See daily entertainment

  7. Release your inner child at Kids Kingdom

  8. Experience the wonders of the Jubilee during the sunrise balloon launches

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Learn more about the Hot Air Jubilee.

Get the full weekend event schedule.

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