Great Forest Park Balloon Race

**RACE DAY |** **SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18**

12:00 P.M. – CENTRAL FIELD OPENS

  • Maryville University Main Stage featuring DJ Reggie
  • Schnucks Family Picnic Areas Open
  • Purina Children’s Entertainment Area Opens Featuring:
  • – Purina Pro Plan Performance Team (performances at
  • 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.)
  • – Activities from St. Louis Children’s Hospital
  • – NEW in 2021 – snap a a commemorative social media-worthy photo at “A View Worth Saving”, the new photo experience from PNC Bank
  • Performances from local St. Louis dance and theatre troupes + inflatables, games, giveaways
  • Midway concessions, food trucks and sponsor activities begin

3:00 P.M. – SKYDIVERS TAKE FLIGHT

3:30 P.M. – OPENING CEREMONIES

4:30 P.M. – PNC BANK “HARE” BALLOON LAUNCHES

4:45 P.M. – “HOUND” BALLOONS LAUNCH

The Great Forest Park Balloon Race is FREE to attend, but those interested in attending the Schnucks RACE DAY VIP Experienc e on Saturday can look forward to premier views, parking passes (for specific packages), private bathrooms, tasty festival foods and more! Treat your best pal, your entire family or a big group of friends to VIP treatment at the spectacular 49th annual Great Forest Park Balloon Race presented by PNC!

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