The weekend of May 31st to June 2nd in Kissimmee will be the date of the inaugural 2013 Kissimmee Blue Skies Balloon Festival. The festival will also showcase the Silver Spurs Rodeo at Osceola Heritage Park plus a songwriter’s festival and adventure race.

Kissimmee Blue Skies and Silver Spurs Festival

The Kissimmee Convention and Visitors Bureau bills this festival as 4 events in one. At different times during the weekend (May 31-June 2) the various events will include:

  • Enjoy the Silver Spurs Rodeo at Kissimmee’s Osceola Park on Friday and Saturday night from 7:30 to 10:30 pm
  • Take part in the Endless Summer Songwriter’s Festival at Osceola Heritage Park from 4:30 to 7:00 pm on Friday night and from Noon to 7:00 pm on Saturday afternoon/evening. Songwriters will sing their favorite country songs on the park main stage.
  • The Kissimmee Blue Skies balloon festival launch will take place in the Formosa Gardens area on Saturday and Sunday morning at 7:00 am. The Blue Skies balloon launch location address will be 7836 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway in Kissimmee. Tickets for participating in the hot air balloon launch are $185 and can be reserved at
  • There will also be a 5 mile Blue Skies Adventure Race on Saturday at 7:00 am. There will be 8 special obstacles for this adventure race.

Prime Viewing for the Kissimmee Hot Air Balloon Launch

This will be a unique opportunity for Kissimmee vacation home guests to get a prime seat to see the Blue Skies hot air balloon launch. Several resort communities are within a short distance from the Formosa Gardens/192 launch site. These communities include Acadia Estates, Indian Creek, Windsor Hills and Windsor Palms.

Hot Air Ballooning

Hot Air Ballooning

If you are in town during the week of this new Kissimmee blue skies balloon festival, stop by Osceola Heritage Park or the Formosa Gardens area for the balloon launch and adventure race.

If you are interested in finding a prime vacation home community during the time of the Kissimmee balloon festival (May 31 – June 2) give the friendly reservations team at Orlando vacation Homes 360 (OVH 360) a toll free call at 888-826-0551. OVH 360 is very selective in picking luxurious vacation rentals for their reservations portfolio. Only the top villas in the best communities are handled by the OVH 360 team.

Orlando Vacation Homes 360 is a proud member of the Kissimmee Conventions and Visitors Bureau.




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