• HSBR Balloon Fest outside resort

9th Annual Balloons Over Horseshoe Bay Resort

Weather Update for this weekend​​ -Saturday’s Weather Forecast for the 9th Annual Horseshoe Bay Resort hot air balloon festival looks promising! Calm winds are forecast for both the morning and evening sessions. Grab the family and your camera and get ready to make instagrammable moments this weekend! Saturday tickets available at hsbresort.com. Continue to follow us here for more weather updates!


One of the most highly-anticipated events of the year returns to Horseshoe Bay Resort Easter Weekend, April 7-9, 2023.
Join us as hot air balloons from across the United States come to Horseshoe Bay Resort along with fun festivities that include live music, an Easter egg-drop, sky divers, helicopter rides, balloon glows, great food and more!

Special Shape Balloon FIRE DOG will make it’s world debut on Saturday!

HSBR Balloon Fest with guests

Package Information

Please see below for package information. This event sells out, so guests are encouraged to book early!

VIP Package

couple taking selfie for HSBR Balloon Fest
  • Classic Guest Room Accommodations for Friday and Saturday night
  • VIP Festival Passes to Friday Night’s VIP Sponsor Party at the Horseshoe Bay Resort Ranch (Food and non-alcoholic drinks included)
  • Admission to Saturday’s Morning and Evening Sessions
  • Admission to Sunday Morning’s Easter Brunch, brunch included

Festival Package

HSBR Balloon Fest with guests

Admission to Saturday festival

Full Schedule Of Events

  • HSBR Balloon Fest with guests

    Friday, April 7

    Friday, April 7

    6pm-9pm | Evening Session

    (For VIP Package Guests Only)

    6:00pm – 9:00pm | Horseshoe Bay Resort Ranch, Hwy 71
    VIP, Club Member, And Sponsor Kick-Off Party | Parking Is Complimentary
    Opening Ceremonies, Sponsor Meet & Greet
    Live Music The Rocket Brothers Band
    Arts & Crafts Vendor Fair
    Texas Hill Country Cowboy Cookout & Wine Tasting
    Pilot Introductions And Balloon Glow (Weather Permitting)

  • HSBR Balloon Fest

    Saturday, April 8

    Saturday, April 8

    6:30am-10am | Morning Session

    6:30am | Gates Open At Horseshoe Bay Ranch, Highway 71
    6:30am | Light Breakfast Available For Purchase
    7:00am | Balloon Ascensions Begin At Daylight (Weather Permitting)
    8:20am | Wild Zoo Safari Animal Show
    8:45am | Disc Dog Show
    9:30am | Helicopter Easter Egg Drop For The Kids
    Courtesy Of D-Tour Aviation

    *No Other Activities At The Festival From 10am To 5pm*

  • HSBR Balloon Fest with guests at night

    Saturday, April 8

    Saturday, April 8

    5pm-10pm | Evening Session

    5:00pm | Gates Open At The Ranch, Highway 71 Entrance
    5:00pm | Vendor Fair, Games, And Activities Begin: Rock Climbing Wall, Bungee Trampoline And Inflatables For Kids
    5:00pm | Food Concessions, Food Trucks, And Bars Open
    5:00pm | Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Bungee Rides, Rock Climbing Wall
    5:00pm | Face Painters And Balloon Artists Begin
    5:15pm | Wild Zoo Safari Animal Show
    5:15pm | Powered Parachutes Demonstration
    5:30pm | Disc Dog Show
    5:45pm | Wild Zoo Safari Animal Show
    6:30pm | Opening Ceremonies And Skydivers
    6:45pm | Main Stage Live Music By Holly Tucker
    7:00pm | Disc Dog Show
    8:00pm | 2023 Balloon Glow Finale
    8:30pm | Main Stage Live Music By Grady Spencer & The Work
    10pm | Conclusion

Note: Times and events subject to change and/or weather permitting.
Blankets and fold-up chairs are encouraged. Bring your camera.
No outside food or beverage allowed. No-smoking allowed on festival grounds.
***No Pets Allowed***