Friday, October 19th

7:00am

Morning Balloon Flight

Weather Permitting

6:00pm

Festival Gates Open

7:00pm

Balloon Glow Begins

Weather Permitting

7:30pm

Fireworks on the River

Can be seen from the Festival Grounds

8:00pm

On the Stage: Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes

Saturday, October 20th

7:30am

Competition Ballooning

Natchez Mall, 350 John R. Junkin Dr.

11:00am

Festival Gates Open

12:00pm

On the Stage: Buku Broux

1:45pm

On the Stage: Papo y Son Mandao

3:30pm

On the Stage: Southern Ave

4:30pm

Afternoon Balloon Flight

Weather Permitting

5:30pm

On the Stage: Irma Thomas

7:30pm

On the Stage: Anders Osborne & Special Guests

7:30pm

On the Stage: Johnny Sansone

7:30pm

On the Stage: Walter “Wolfman” Washington

Sunday, October 21st

7:30am

Competition Balloon Flight

Weather Permitting

12:00pm

Festival Gates Open

1:00pm

On the Stage: Learned's Hill

2:45pm

On the Stage: Brint Anderson & Bluff City Revue

4:30pm

On the Stage: Walter “Wolfman” Washington

4:30pm

Afternoon Balloon Flight

Weather Permitting

Festival Schedule Download

Download the 2018 Great Mississippi River Balloon Race festival schedule.