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International Santa Fe Trail Balloon Rally~ Raton

July 2, 2016 - July 4, 2016

Saturday Balloon Rally 2014_3960

The 2016 International Santa Fe Trail Balloon Rally in Raton is Saturday, Sunday and Monday, July 2nd, 3rd and 4th at (the former) La Mesa Airfield. Pilot Briefings are at 6:30 am followed by Balloon Ascensions (weather-permitting). Music and concessions. This annual, free event is sponsored by Raton MainStreet. KRTN 93.9 FM will broadcast live before 6 am on Saturday and Monday.

Saturday – JULY 2
La Mesa Airfield
6:00am to 9:00am Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast
6:00am Live Radio Remote Broadcast
6:00am – 10:00 am Music provided by DJ Teddy Romero
6:30am Pilots Briefing/Ascension
Free Day and Eve Have Fun in Raton, Please checkout Downtown
Raton Historic District, take a walking tour shop enjoy all that We have to Offer!!! Check Your Pilots Bags for special Coupons!!

Sunday- JULY 3
6:00am to 9:00am Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast
6:00 – 10:00 am Music provided by DJ Teddy Romero
6:30am Pilots Briefing/Ascension
Dusk – Balloon Glow – La Mesa Airfield (Weather permitting)

Monday – JULY 4
6:00 am to 9:00am Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast
6:00am Live Radio Remote Broadcast
6:00am to 10:00 am Music Provided by DJ
6:15am 4th of July Ceremony
6:30am Pilots Briefing/Ascension
7:00am to 8:00am Pilot’s Fly Competition
9:30am Closing Ceremonies
11:30am Line up Parade BTU Parking Lot onto Cimarron Ave- Theme “Home of the Free because of the Brave”
12:00am Parade -Proceeds North on 1st St. – PILOT PARTICIPATION ENCOURAGED
10:00am to 6:00pm – Arts, Crafts, Food, Fun in the Park (Ripley Park)
2:00pm to 6:00pm Live Music Bands- Ripley Park
Dusk – Fire Works Display 1st Street (An Awesome Display by Raton Fire Dept.)

IT’S GONNA BE FUN!
Brought to You by: Raton Main Street Organization/ Balloon Rally Committee

Details

Start:
July 2, 2016
End:
July 4, 2016
Event Category:

Organizer

Raton MainStreet
Phone:
575-445-2052
Email:
bferri@ratonmainstreet.org
Website:
http://ratonmainstreet.org/

Venue

La Mesa Airfield
York Canyon Road (HWY 555)
Raton , NM 87740 United States
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