The Natchez Balloon Festival, established in 1986, is a weekend of hot-air balloons and outstanding live music that has become the largest and most successful festival in Southwest Mississippi. The festival site is located in historic downtown Natchez in the parklike grounds of the columned mansion Rosalie.
Friday: Gates open at 5 PM
Saturday: Gates open at 2 PM*
Sunday: Gates open at 1 PM*
*Artists market and carnival open 1 hour prior to gate
Your guide to the 2019 Natchez Balloon Festival. Times and dates for live music.Learn More
Find your parking locations here. Free downtown or paid lots are available. See an overview map of the available parking in relation to the festival grounds here.Learn More