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Balloons Over Horseshoe Bay

  • Apr 19, 2014 · 7:00 AM
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Save the date for this year's Balloons Over Horseshoe Bay event April 18-20, 2014. http://www.hotairballoon.com/Balloons-over-Horseshoe-Bay-Resort/ The Horseshoe Bay website does not appear to be updated with details of the event, but I confirmed with the resort that the event is scheduled for Easter weekend.  Will post additional info as we get closer to the date. 

A few of us attended this event last year and had a great time!  There was a $15 fee at the gate for a day pass.  The schedule included a morning balloon launch, evening balloon glow, paragliding show, wine tasting, food vendors and live music.  Here is the link to last year's album:  http://www.meetup.com/Photographers-Adventure-Group/photos/14421992/

For more information, call Horseshoe Bay Resort at 830/598-2511.

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  • Cindy

    Tricia, Thank you for organizing it! I had a great time and got some good pictures.

    1 · April 23, 2014

  • Tricia

    Thanks to all that attended and made this a successful event! The morning session was enjoyable with perfect weather conditions for the balloons to launch. Weather did not cooperate for the afternoon event, however, there were enough activities to make it worthwhile with many photo ops, i.e., antique planes, cars, parachute jumpers. I enjoyed meeting some new members and great pics have been posted!

    April 22, 2014

  • Allen R.

    Watching band

    April 19, 2014

  • Missy M.

    Great

    April 19, 2014

  • Allen R.

    At north end of runway.

    April 19, 2014

  • Allen R.

    At resort waiting for shuttle.

    April 19, 2014

    • Irene

      Let me see if I can find you

      April 19, 2014

    • Allen R.

      At north end of runway waiting for sky diver

      April 19, 2014

  • Allen R.

    Arrived at festival. Near wine tasting area.

    April 19, 2014

  • Irene

    Where is everyone meeting. I will be there in an hour or so.

    1 · April 19, 2014

    • Allen R.

      I'll be there between 4:00 and 4:30 PM when the gates reopen. I'll post and tweet my location at that time. Most likely by the wine tasting tents!

      1 · April 19, 2014

    • Cynthia

      Hi Allen, I'm going to head out there when I get off work at 4. Will you tweet your location?

      April 19, 2014

  • Irene

    Where is everyone meeting? I will be there in an hour or so.

    1 · April 19, 2014

    • Tricia

      The gates open at 4pm for the afternoon events. I will most likely be around the wine tasting tables until the music starts at 5:15.

      April 19, 2014

  • Mike M.

    I have been shooting from the runway

    1 · April 19, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is their somewhere to get a vantage point or are you just shooting near the shoreline?

    1 · April 19, 2014

    • Tricia

      We are shooting from the event site at the airport. The Balloons that launched have landed. There are still some inflated on the runway.

      1 · April 19, 2014

  • Tricia

    I'm on the shuttle to the event. They have much better signage this year to direct you to parking and shuttles.

    1 · April 19, 2014

    • Allen R.

      Awesome! Did you find any other members? See you this afternoon!

      April 19, 2014

    • Tricia

      I've only run into Virgilio so far. I'm sure others are here. This afternoon should be fun!

      April 19, 2014

  • Tricia

    Hi everyone! I just want to remind you again that if you do not pre-purchase your day pass, check the site to see if the event is sold out before you make the drive. Please visit the site for details: http://balloonsoverhsbresort.com/2014/03/10/great-value-for-families-at-balloons-over-horseshoe-bay-resort/

    April 17, 2014

  • Tricia

    Hi everyone. Just a reminder that the schedule and information about tickets is available at http://balloonsoverhsbresort.com/2014/03/10/great-value-for-families-at-balloons-over-horseshoe-bay-resort/

    April 13, 2014

    • Tricia

      Hi everyone. I want to encourage all of you to go to the site to read about tickets and parking for the event. Please read the frequently asked questions (FAQs). They are encouraging purchasing tickets in advance, but note that tickets are non-refundable. If you do not purchase tickets in advance, you should check the site to see if the event is sold out before making the drive. One of the FAQs noted that tickets have been selling quickly. Again, please visit the site so you are well informed! Thanks all!

      April 15, 2014

  • Missy M.

    How much will be for the tickets? And where we will meet

    April 13, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Can we pay at the gate?

      April 15, 2014

    • Tricia

      Don. If you do not purchase tickets in advance, be sure to check the site to be sure the event is not sold out. Also note that there is no refund on tickets.

      April 15, 2014

  • CJ R.

    I'm between Austin and Dripping Springs if anyone wants to ride with me.

    March 19, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      I am all for ride sharing. I'm in S Austin.

      April 14, 2014

  • Irene

    Looking forward to this shoot.

    April 13, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Carpool wanted. I live near Zilker Park.

    April 5, 2014

  • Grisel

    We'll spend the night in Marble Falls and be there at the launch time. Can't wait to take pictures of the balloons take-off!

    2 · April 4, 2014

  • Glenda G.

    We're spending Friday night in Marble Falls and plan to be there for the launch Saturday morning. It's our first meet-up, and it looks like lots of fun.

    April 4, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I will already be there, but would love to get together with the group.

    1 · April 4, 2014

  • Allen R.

    Evening Session
    Events at the Horseshoe Bay Resort Jet Center
    4:00 P.M Gates Open at Resort Jet Center
    4:30 P.M. Wine Tasting starts and Arts & Crafts Vendor Fair opens
    4:30 PM Powered parachutes & antique planes display
    5:15 P.M. Live Music (to be announced)
    6:30 P.M. Opening Ceremonies – Sky Divers
    7:00 P.M. Live Music (to be announced)
    7:30 P.M. Balloon Glow Set Up begins
    8:00 P.M. 2014 Balloon Glow Finale at Balloons over Horseshoe Bay Resort
    8:30 P.M. Reckless Kelly-Live in Concert
    10:00 P.M. Conclusion

    2 · March 24, 2014

    • Allen R.

      I'll most likely attend morning session only but depends on weather. If the weather is unfavorable the balloons won't launch.

      April 3, 2014

    • Tricia

      I plan to go in the morning.

      April 3, 2014

  • Alicia

    was so looking forward to this one, but will be out of the city, hope I can go next time

    March 24, 2014

  • Allen R.

    Looks like the entrance fee for an all day pass on Saturday is $20. Tickets available online.

    March 24, 2014

  • Allen R.

    Saturday, April 19th, 2014
    Events at the Horseshoe Bay Resort Jet Center
    (Open to the PUBLIC, Horseshoe Bay Resort VIP Festival Packages and Festival Package guests and Club Members)
    Morning Session
    6:00 A.M. Gates Open at the HSB Resort Jet Center
    7:00 A.M. Balloon Ascension -watch 20 hot air balloons ascend into the sky
    8:00 AM Powered Parachutes-watch these ultralight aircraft take flight
    8:45 A.M. FOD Walk
    9:00 – 10:30 AM Antique Airplane flyover, low-pass, land & static display
    10:00 A.M – 4:00 PM Helicopter Rides-here’s you chance-sign up today!

    2 · March 24, 2014

  • Jo Z.

    I've been wanting to shoot hot air balloons forever but can never find out the where or when… I'm super excited!!!

    1 · March 20, 2014

  • Tricia

    A tentative schedule of events is now posted at:

    http://balloonsoverhsbresort.com/2014/03/10/great-value-for-families-at-balloons-over-horseshoe-bay-resort/
    $20 General Admission passes may be purchased in advance on the website. This year they have added historic planes that will make a flyover in the morning and also be on display later in the day. This is an all day event from 6am to 10pm, so plan to come and go for what interests you. I plan to be there the entire day and will post several times and meeting spots as we get closer to the event so folks can catch up with the group throughout the day. Allen broke ground with "tweeting" updates for the SXSW event...I may try Twitter for this event.

    Looking forward to seeing everyone!

    2 · March 19, 2014

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