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Lakeside of the Smokies Balloon Fest

Jefferson County Festival Charities

Knoxville, TN

Learn more about Lakeside of the Smokies Balloon Fest.

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East TN's Premiere Hot Air Balloon Festival!

Two day, family-fun, fall festival in Jefferson County, TN.

  • 15 hot air balloons 
  • tethered and untethered balloon rides
  • antique tractor show
  • 18 food trucks and 50 craft & artisan vendors
  • local wine & beer tasting
  • free kids fair with inflatables, face paint, and more
  • live, local music 

Tickets can be purchased for one or two days. Tickets can also be upgraded to our VIP, "Elevated Experience" area which is a tented, gated, catered seating viewing experience. 

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LOTS Balloon Fest Crowd and Balloon Viewing
a view of the balloon field
Beer Garden Beer Tasting provided by Knoxville Area Brewer's Association
Beer Tasting provided by Knoxville Area Brewer's Association
catered food and wine in the VIP "Elevated Experience"
Enjoy catered food and wine in the VIP "Elevated Experience"
Kids fair and family fun
Kids fair and family fun
a dog at the balloon festival
Bring your furry friends!
tethered balloon ride, dog, balloon festival
Go for a tethered balloon ride!
Close up of couple in front of balloons
Talk to the balloon pilots!
Balloon Glow at LOTS Balloon Festival
Nightly Balloon Glow - Balloons light up and coordinate to music.
Lakeside of the Smokies Balloon Fest

295 W. Dumplin Valley Rd.
Knoxville, TN 37760

Questions? Please Email
info@lotsballoonfest.com
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Admission Rates
*Discounts Available When Purchased in Advance*

One Day Tickets
Adult – $15
Child – $10

Two Day Tickets
Adult – $25
Child – $16

Nine Lakes Wine Garden Tasting- $20
Beer Garden Tasting – $20
VIP Elevated Experience - $120
Morning Ascension Breakfast - $30

Balloon Rides:
Untethered: $275 / person (booked in advance)
Tethered: $20/person (first come, first serve)
Hours Open
2:00 - 8:00 PM each day
Payment Methods Accepted
  • AMEX
  • Cash
  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

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