Hot Air Balloon Festivals and Glowfests in Collin County
Allen, Anna, Celina, Frisco, McKinney and Plano
If you're looking for hot air balloon festivals, rides and glowfests in and near Collin County, you're on the right page. Listed below is the
complete list of links to the annual Dallas/DFW hot air balloon festivals and glowfests held near Plano.
Unfortunately, both the Celina Balloon Festival
and Anna Glowfest
have been discontinued.
Little Elm, TX Balloon Glow
Little Elm Balloon Glow
This event takes place during Christmas at the Beach. See giant balloons glow in the park and stay for more Christmas activities! Located just outside
the limits of Collin County.
701 W Eldorado Pkwy, Little Elm TX 75068
Plano, TX Balloon Festival
Plano Balloon Festival
Over forty balloons including special shapes, tethered rides, balloon launches, fireworks, live music, children's activities. This is NOT a free event,
and there is also a fee for parking. Additional fees apply for some activities. Typically takes place in September.
2801 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano TX 75074
(Oak Point Park, note off-site parking)
Hot Air Balloon Festival Day Trips
Lions Balloon Festival
All things hot air balloon-related including tethered balloon rides and balloon glow! Fun children's activities, live music, pancake breakfast,
car show and more. There is no entry fee to the festival; a small donation is requested for parking.
2200 Briarhill Blvd, Highland Village, TX 75077
Paris, TX Balloon & Music Festival
Approximately 20 balloons including glow fest, live music, food trucks, crafts and vendors, children's activities. This is NOT a free event.
See website for details. Typically takes place in July.
2025 S Collegiate Dr, Paris TX 75460
(Love Civic Center)
by Debbie Krubsack
Updated December 7, 2019