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Come experience the fall colors of East TN and Douglas Lake at the First Annual Lakeside of the Smokies Balloon Festival!

The festival will take place on the gorgeous Chilton Farm in White Pine, TN, and will take place during the peak autumn leaf season  that will provide the perfect backdrop for over 15 hot air balloons as they ascend above Douglas Lake and provide spectacular views of the surrounding rural countryside and the Great Smoky Mountains.

Chilton Farm will be filled with activities on–the-ground and in-the-air!  The festival provides family fun for all ages including live bands, antique tractors and engines, local farm fare, climbing walls, kids activities and much more!  Join us for an afternoon of family fun for all ages. The balloons will begin to inflate early afternoon with as many as 10 balloons ascending in untethered (free) flight, shape balloons inflating for static display and round balloons providing tethered rides.

  • Offering tethered and untethered rides
  • Live music to showcase local performers
  • Local food trucks
  • Local artisans and craft vendors
  • Wine Garden- featuring the best of local, award winning wineries
  • Military discounts to honor those that have served
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Tethered Balloon Rides
Tethered Balloon Rides
Untethered Balloon Rides
Untethered Balloon Rides
Elevated Experience
Elevated Experience
Wine Garden
Wine Garden
Lakeside of the Smokies Balloon Fest

715 Hwy 113
White Pine, TN 37890

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Admission Rates
Parking Fee (this includes admission to the festival): $20.00

Tethered Balloon Ride: $20

Untethered Balloon Ride: $250

Wine Garden: $10

Elevated Experience: $90
Hours Open
Gates open at 1:00 PM
Payment Methods Accepted
  • AMEX
  • Cash
  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Visa
Discounts Offered
  • Active Military

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