BALLOON ALOFT FIESTA UPDATE
As you can imagine, COVID-19 has made a huge impact on the planning of our annual Balloon Aloft Fiesta which usually takes place over October Long Weekend each year.
Earlier in the year we closed the Fiesta to spectators in order to reduce the number of people at the launch location and best comply with current restrictions.
With the recent closures of some state borders, we have found that more than half of the private pilots that were scheduled to fly with us in the Fiesta will now be unable to join us for the Balloon Aloft Fiesta. This has greatly reduced the number of balloons available to fly during the Fiesta. In light of this, as well as recent government advise, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the Fiesta until 2021
We realize that this may cause some disappointment. We too are very disappointed not to be able to host this event this year. Our team have been working hard throughout the past few months to ensure that we could hold this event in a COVID Safe manner but ultimately, given the closure of state borders, we wholehearted feel that waiting until 2021 to share the next Fiesta with you is the best decision.
We hope you will be able to join us in 2021.
(Note: Our regularly scheduled hot air balloons operated by the Balloon Aloft will still be flying over the Long Weekend).