National Balloon Museum
1601 North Jefferson Way
| +1 515-961-3714
Wed - Sun 1pm - 4pm
Up, Up and Awa-a-a-yEach year in August there is a spectacle of high-flying color in motion in the sky over central Iowa.
Hundreds of hot air balloonists take flight over the fields of corn and soybeans. For several days, masses of people bring their lawn chairs and picnics and settle in for hours of brightly colored entertainment.
It's become an Iowa classic that the rest of the world would enjoy discovering