The Ohio Challenge – Hot Air Balloon Festival

The Ohio Challenge – Hot Air Balloon Festival

Ohio Challenge Festival

We hope you’ll make a stop in Middletown this summer to visit a unique Ohio summer festival! More than just hot air, this two-day balloon festival has something for the whole family. Middletown is situated in between Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio.

2022 Dates & Times:

Friday July 15th: 5:30pm-10:30pm
Saturday July 16th: 5:30pm-10:30pm


Middletown Regional Airport
Use Address for GPS: 2301 WedeKind Dr.
Middletown, OH 45042

The Ohio Challenge is fun Family event on July 15-16  5 pm-10:30 at Smith park Middletown, Oh

Some of the events scheduled for the two days are:

  • Tethered balloon rides
  • Balloon Glows
  • Fireworks
  • Skydivers
  • Helicopter rides
  • Amusement rides
  • Craft Vendors
  • Food Vendors
  • 4 special shape balloons coming this year.

We are expecting another 16-20 balloons expecting to be here. Check out our website for more information.

The admission for the festival this year is as follows-

  • $5 admissions for walk-ups (children 12 & under free)
  • $15 parking admission including shuttle and entrance for all people in car

So, we hope you make it out to Middleton this July to experience this unique Ohio summer festival. Please visit their website for any additional information or questions. To learn more about things you can do on your trip to Ohio, please see our page on things to do in nearby Dayton.

*All photos Courtesy of The Ohio Challenge.