August 3-5, 2018

AT TRIPLE CREEK WINERY

Lost items at balloon festival
A wallet, an ATM card and set of car keys. Email triplecreekevents@gmail.com or If you come to festival go to DJ tent.

By law we can not serve tastings after 6pm. Please arrive prior to 6 if you plan on tasting wines. Thank you!

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FOR PARKING
PLEASE HAVE ONE PRINTED ADULT TICKET PER VEHICLE

NOW A 3-DAY FESTIVAL

We invite you to be a part of our Hot Air Balloon Festival in Cordova, Md. Hosted by us, Triple Creek Winery!!! This year the Festival is expanding to a three day festival Friday-Sunday. All activities will be aimed toward young children and those young at heart.

OVER 20 HOT AIR BALLOONS 

FESTIVAL DAYS & HOURS

  • Friday, Aug 3th 2018
    Festival Grounds Open 2pm-9pm Food & Merchandise Vendors are open for business, Kids Zone, Wine Sales, and Tethered Balloon rides available for purchase. 2pm-8pm LIVE MUSIC. 3:00pm Tethered balloon rides will begin. Go up to 60 feet in balloon – $20 adults & $10 children under 12. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE! Pay on site. Weather Permitting. 6:00pm  Hot Air Balloon Fly-out (weather permitting). Between 8-9pm BALLOON GLOW (weather permitting). A beautiful way to end a perfect day on the farm.
  • Saturday Morning, Aug 4th, 2018
    Balloon ascension from 6am-8am
  • Saturday Afternoon, Aug 4th, 2018 
    Festival Grounds Open 2pm-9pm Food & Merchandise Vendors are open for business, Kids Zone, Wine Sales, and Tethered Balloon rides available for purchase. 3:00pm Tethered balloon rides will begin. Go up to 60 feet in balloon – $20 adults & $10 children under 12. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE! Pay on site. Weather Permitting. 2pm-8pm LIVE MUSIC. 6:00pm  Hot Air Balloon Fly-out (weather permitting). Between 8-9pm BALLOON GLOW  (weather permitting) Balloons will cap off the day by simultaneously firing their burners, lighting up the farm like giant light bulbs. A beautiful way to end a perfect day on the farm.
  • Sunday Morning, Aug 5th, 2018
    Balloon ascension from 6am-8am & 5K RUN
    To register for the 5K Balloon Run click here.
  • Sunday Afternoon, Aug 5th, 2018
    Festival Grounds Open 2pm-7pm Food & Merchandise Vendors are open for business, Kids Zone, Wine Sales, and Tethered Balloon rides available for purchase. 3:00pm Tethered balloon rides will begin. Go up to 60 feet in balloon – $20 adults & $10 children under 12. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE! Pay on site. Weather Permitting. 2pm-6pm LIVE MUSIC. 6:00pm  Hot Air Balloon Fly-out (weather permitting).
    NO BALLOON GLOW SCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY

Want to volunteer at the balloon festival? 

Stop by the winery between 2-7pm on Wednesday, August 1 for sign up. Thanks!

Festival Updates

  • ADMISSION
    Friday, August 3rd will be $31 for adults.
    Children 6-15 will be $5 . Children under 5 & under are FREE.
    Saturday, August 4th will be $36 for adults.
    Children 6-15 will be $5 . Children under 5 & under are FREE.
    Sunday, August 5th will be $16 for adults.
    Children 6-15 will be $5 . Children under 5 & under are FREE.
    Advanced ticket sales are recommended.
  • BALLOON TETHERED RIDE DURING FESTIVAL:  Go up to 60 feet in balloon – $20 adults & $10 children under 12. Pay on site. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE!
    Weather permitting.
  • BAND SCHEDULE:
    J. COURSEY WILLIS    FRI 2pm
    BREATH OF FRESH AIR     FRI 5pm
    BONE DADDYS    SAT 2pm
    SAVED BY ZERO    SAT 5pm
    FLATLAND DRIVE    SUN 2pm
    CALEB STEIN    SUN 4pm

Things to bring:

  • Chairs
  • Picnic Blankets
  • Sun Shade Canopy – There will be a designated area for canopies no larger than 12’x12′
  • WATER – No other outside food or drink

FREE ENTERTAINMENT:

  • Bounce Houses
  • Bands & DJ Playing
  • ALL AT NO EXTRA CHARGE

NO DOGS

Other than this event, dogs are welcome at the winery as long as they are on a leash.

NO COOLERS

Bookbags are allowed.

no RV PARKING

Run With the balloons
Sunday, August 5, 2018

The Up Up and Away 5k will take place through the vineyards of the Triple Creek Winery located in rural Cordova on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. There will be roughly 25 hot air balloons taking off during the registration process from 6:00am-7:00am. ***Please note that balloon take off is strictly dependent on the weather aloft and is at the discretion of the pilot NOT the Winery***

Race Fee is $40.00 which includes a T-shirt (If registered prior to July 5), a one of a kind medal, an entrance ticket into Sunday’s Balloon Festival, and viewing the take off of up to 25 balloons during registration.

There will be a drawing for one FREE Hot Air Balloon Ride for one male and one female 5k participant (MUST BE 18 OR OVER IN ORDER TO WIN). Winner MUST be present at event in order to win and ride must be taken on Sunday, August 5, 2018.

5K Race Begins at 7:00am

Event details and schedule

Registration- 6:00am-7:00am. Hot Air Balloon Departure will occur DURING this time period. Flight is strictly at the discretion of the pilot and the weather aloft NOT THE WINERY.

Race Begins at 7:00am

Each Participant will receive a T-Shirt  (if registered prior to July 5), a one of a kind medal and an Admission ticket into Sunday’s Balloon Festival.

A Drawing will occur for One Free Hot Air Balloon Ride for one male and one female 5k participant. WINNER MUST BE 18 OR OLDER and Ride MUST take place on Sunday, August 5, 2018.