Feature Special Shaped Balloons, Live Music and More
Austin Icon Bob Schneider, to perform after
Saturday’s balloon glow finale at Horseshoe Bay Resort
The event won the 2015 Gala Award for Best International Special Event and the 2015 Adrian Award for Best Special Event.
special shaped balloons will make their world debut at this year’s festival.
The new balloons Tom Cat and Jerry Rat recently arrived to North America
after a long boat ride from Brazil and are two balloons sure to grab the
crowd’s attention at this year’s festival. Like last year, balloon glows
will be held on both Friday and Saturday evenings of the festival.
Friday’s opening night festivities (open to Club Members and resort overnight VIP package guests only) will include live music by the Austin variety band Royal Velvetee, and a Cowboy Cookout dinner buffet prepared by the resort’s executive Chef Jay Hunter. Adults will receive wine-tasting tickets to enjoy Hill Country wine tastings.
Saturday’s festivities (open to the public) is broken into a morning and evening sessions. Saturday morning starts with a balloon ascension beginning at 7:00 a.m. followed by children’s activities including a performance by Safari Gregg.
Saturday evening will include additional safari shows plus a magic performance that starts the festivities shortly after 4 p.m. The Balloon glow grand finale will start around 8 p.m. Concerts by Brandon Alan and featured entertainer, Bob Schneider will round out the evening.
Schneider has been a recording artist for 25 years. Everything told, Schneider has been the singer and main songwriter on nearly 30 studio albums and he has been named musician of the year six times at the Austin Music Awards. His most notable songs include “40 Dogs (Like Romeo and Juliet),” “Big Blue Sea,” “Come with Me Tonight,” and “I’m Good Now.”
Tickets for Saturday’s festivities are $20 per adult. Children 12 and under are admitted free with parent (limit two free children per accompanying parent). Public parking will be available on-site at the Horseshoe Bay Resort Ranch for $10 per vehicle. Like the tickets, parking passes will be good for both morning and evening sessions.
On Sunday, the festival will conclude with private balloon rides in the morning and a Grand Easter Buffet Brunch with live music inside the Granite Ballroom at Horseshoe Bay Resort.
Festival VIP include accommodations and access to all three days of the including Friday night’s dinner and Easter Sunday’s Grand Buffet brunch. To book your reservations call 888-252-6327 or visit www.hsbresort.com.
Public tickets are available for Saturday only and can be purchased online at www.balloonsoverhsbresort.com.
Attendees are advised to book early as last year’s festival sold out. Schedule is weather permitting and subject to change.
Horseshoe Bay Resort