Mississippi’s Championship Hot Air Balloon Fest in Canton

Mississippi’s Championship Hot Air Balloon Fest in Canton

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The City of Canton is hosting Mississippi’s Championship Hot Air Balloon Fest from Thursday, June 30 until Sunday, July 3.

The festivities begin with a launch party from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the Courthouse Square.

Participants can enjoy shopping, food and beverage trucks, and live music from the Travelin’ Jane Band. Food trucks include Marlo’s Backyard BBQ, Funny Face Foods, Crunch Time Concessions, and the Daily Scoop Ice Cream Shop.

Canton Tourism is partnering with the City of Ridgeland and joining their Balloon Glow on July 1 at Northpark Mall.

July 2 is the main event, with the Hot Air Balloon Fest beginning at 5 p.m., at the Canton Multipurpose Center, featuring live music by Ralph Miller and the Full Circle Party Band.

The Balloon Chase Run and Walk & Kids One Mile Fun Run starts at 6:30 p.m., with another balloon glow happening at 7:30 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m.

Concessions include Marlo’s Backyard BBQ, Funny Face Foods, Crunch Time Concessions, Kona Ice, Scoop Dee Doo Ice Cream Truck, and coffee from the Boosted Bean Coffee Company.

For more information, contact Canton Tourism at 601-859-1307.

Event Dates
Thursday, June 30, 2022 through Sunday, July 3, 2022
Event time
6:00 PM
Cost / donation
Free, vendors' prices vary
Contact
Canton Tourism,
601-859-1307.




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