owl_logoThe Owl o’ Ween hot air balloon festival takes place on Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 4pm to midnight.  The event features hot air balloons, a costume contest, a sports spectacular, as well as vendors and the mystical marketplace. There will also be live music on two stages and roving entertainers including fire eaters, sword swallowers, magicians, contortionists, stilt walkers and more. Children are encouraged to come in costume and can trick-or-treat from balloon to balloon. Food vendors include some of the area’s best food trucks as well as carnival concoctions and the farm fresh harvest market. For adults, there are local craft beers, wine and spirits, and “Owler Growlers”.

Hot Air Balloons
Dozens of hot air balloons will glow in the night, providing a beautiful backdrop to the festivities.  Children can walk around the balloons and trick-or-treat from balloon to balloon.  The hot air balloon glow will take place from 7pm to 9pm.  Also, tethered rides will take place from 5pm to 9pm and are $5 for kids and $10 for those 12 and up.

Costume Contest
The Owl-O-Ween Costume Contest is open to the public, so show off your creativity and find out if you have the best costume in town.

Saturday, October 26, 2013

4pm to midnight

Children 3 and under are free
Children 4-12 – $5 in advance, $8 after October 18, 2013
Adults – $10 in advance, $15 after October 18, 2013
KSU Students – $8 within advance [valid student I.D.], $15 after October 18, 2013
Active & Retired Military – $8 in advance [with valid I.D.], $15 after October 18, 2013
Tickets are available at he Fifth Third Bank Stadium, Kennesaw State University Bookstore, online at http://www.ticketalternative.com/Events/25141.aspx

Kennesaw State Sports & Recreation Park
3200 George Busbee Parkway
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Please note: if you are using a GPS, use address 3000 George Busbee Parkway.

The CCT Lot across from the stadium on Busbee Parkway is the closest lot. There will also be spaces available at Burlington Coat Factory, PGA, KSU Center, Brandsmart, and Garden Ridge. Parking attendants are on site to assist you in locating open lots. Parking will be free of charge.




    • says

      That is true for 2014, but not for 2013 when this article was written.

      “Owl o’ Ween hot air balloon festival takes place on Saturday, October 26, 2013…”

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