The annual Eyes to the Skies Hot Air Balloon Festival is one of Lisle’s most treasured events. Approximately 80,000 people attend this annual, family-oriented event, which celebrates its 35th Anniversary in 2017.
This annual event features colorful hot air balloons, balloon launches, balloon flights and dramatic evening balloon glows. To view a brief video of the festival, click here.
Carnival: June 28 – July 2
Hot Air Balloon Fest: June 30- July 2
Location: 110-acre Community Park (Route 53 and Short Street)
Festival highlights include:
- Food Court
- Craft Fair
- Children’s Area
- Balloon Launches (twice daily) 5:30 am & 6:30 pm
- Balloons Glows at 8:15 pm
- Spectacular Nightly Fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
- “Serena’s Song” – The nation’s first wheelchair accessible balloon, which provides tethered rides to children and adults with disabilities, weather permitting