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July 19, 2019
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Smith Park
Tytus and Verity Parkway
Middletown, OH 45042
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The Ohio Challenge Hot Air Balloon Festival

Friday, July 19, 2019

17th annual Ohio Challenge, a public/private partnership with the City of Middletown and numerous sponsors to bring positive exposure to Middletown and surrounding communities; is featuring a 2-day hot air balloon competition and a 2-day festival. Event highlights include approximately 35 hot air balloons, evenings glows, skydiving by team Fastrax and Start Skydiving, carnival rides, food & craft vendors, live music, car show and fireworks. Primary parking at Middletown Regional Airport/Hook Field (with free schedule service) VIP and handicap parking inside park (with valid permit only). $15 per car load includes parking and admission for vehicle occupants or $5 per person walk-in admission (12 year and under free admission with adult).