Events

30th Annual KLAQ Balloonfest
Memorial Day Weekend — May 23rd – May 25th, 2015
Join us May 23 – 25 for Balloonfest 2015, featuring Volbeat, Anthrax, All That Remains, and Gin Blossoms at Wet N’ Wild Waterworld. This year’s featured balloons will include Master Yoda and Darth Vader in our special throwback, 30th anniversary theme.

Tickets prices start at $25.

Concert Information:

Lineup:
May 23rd: Gin Blossoms
May 24th: All That Remains
May 25th: Volbeat with special guest Anthrax
Tickets:
This year, we’ll only be offering two ticket types — one-day passes and three-day passes. You can purchase them through HoldMyTicket. Prices increase as the event nears, so buying them sooner will result in lower prices. Physical tickets will be available at local retailers (to be announced) beginning in April.

Local Bands:
To be announced.

Balloon Launch Information:
This year’s throwback theme to celebrate our 30th anniversary features Star Wars character balloons Darth Vader and Master Yoda. Dozens of other balloons will join our two featured flyers to dance across the El Paso sky.
This year’s launch area will be at Wet N’ Wild Waterworld. Balloons take flight at 6 a.m. on May 23 – 25. As always, balloon launches are free to the public. Parking and more detailed location information to follow.