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Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off: Successful Weekend!

 

Soar the Skies at Memorial Park!

FREE Admission and Open to the Public

42nd Anniversary of the Colorado Springs tradition of Hot Air Ballooning on Labor Day weekend was a tremendous sucess
with at least 165,000 spectators and a record breaking 77 balloons!
 
 
The weekend was loaded with events including:
  • Wings of Blue skydiving demonstrations
  • Wakeboarding exhibitions
  • Chainsaw carving contest
  • Paddle boarding
  • Live entertainment, beer garden
  • Donut eating contest
  • Family fun zone
 
**Live bands included Suga Bear and the Showtime Band on Saturday Night and The Martini Shot on Sunday Night!
 

Mike's Camera Photo Contest:


Did you take any good pictures over the weekend while you were at Labor Day Lift Off?

CLICK HERE and upload your photos for a chance to win the Mike's Camera photo contest!!

 

 

 
 
In addition to an incredible turnout, our chainsaw carving and donut eating contests kept the crowds entertained long after our balloons were done.  

 
 

Preliminary Schedule of Events

 

Saturday, September 1

MORNING SESSION

6:00AM - Park & Concessions Open

6:30AM - Opening Ceremony

7:00AM - Balloon "Lift Off" 

8:30AM - Glaser Energy Chainsaw Carving Competition

8:30AM - Dunkin' Donuts Donut Eating Championships

9:30AM - Glaser Energy Chainsaw Carving Auction

10:00AM - Prospect Lake Events - Wakeboarding Competition (10am-8pm) &
Stand Up Paddleboard Rental/Yoga Sessions

EVENING SESSION

3:30PM - Park & Concessions Open

4:00PM - Budweiser Beer Garden Opens

5:00PM - Glaser Energy Chainsaw Carving Competion

6:00PM - Glasser Energy Chainsaw Carving Auction

6:30PM - Band - Suga Bear

7:30PM - Balloon Glow

8:30PM - Band - Suga Bear

10:00PM - Park & Concessions Close

 

 

Sunday, September 2

MORNING SESSION

6:00AM - Park & Concessions Open

6:30AM - Opening Ceremony

7:00AM - Balloon "Lift Off"

8:30AM - Glaser Energy Chainsaw Carving Competition

8:30AM - Dunkin' Donuts Donut Eating Championships

9:30AM - Glaser Energy Chainsaw Carving Auction

10:00AM - Prospect Lake Events - Wakeboarding Competition (10am-8pm) & Stand Up Paddleboard Rental/Yoga Sessions

EVENING SESSION

3:30PM - Park & Concessions Open

4:00PM - Budweiser Beer Garden Opens

5:00PM - Glaser Energy Chainsaw Carving Competition

6:00PM - Glaser Energy Chainsaw Carving Auction

6:30PM - Band - The Martini Shot

7:30PM - Balloon Glow

8:30PM - Band - The Martini Shot

10:00PM - Park & Concessions Close
 

Monday, September 3

MORNING SESSION ONLY

6:00AM - Park & Concessions Open

6:30AM - Opening Ceremony

7:00AM - Balloon "Lift Off"

10:00AM - Park & Concessions Close



 

To learn more about the event please visit: www.LaborDayLiftOff.com.

See you next year on the launch field!!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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