“Fly Me to the Moon” Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides & Glow

Celebrate the 2017 Great American Eclipse in Greenville by spending Saturday evening enjoying hot air balloons, food and family fun! The Greenville Tourism Commission is partnering with the MCHS Band for a memorable evening of eclipse celebration fun! Gates open at 5:30 pm for ticket sales and balloon rides begin at 7:00 pm.


Come early and enjoy the MCHS Band’s annual Ice Cream Social in Mustang Stadium! The event includes band performances, kid’s activities and food! Enjoy hamburgers, cheeseburgers, ribeye sandwiches, grilled chicken sandwiches and, of course, homemade ice cream!


Then hop on over to the adjacent field at the Muhlenberg County Park to take a tethered hot air balloon ride for only $5! At 8:30, get out the cameras for an incredible sight as each balloon lights up for a balloon glow.


**Ticket sales and rides are contingent upon weather conditions and time availability. First come, first serve ticket sales will begin onsite at 5:30 pm. One ticket equals one person for one ride. Weather conditions can quickly change. A ticket does not guarantee a ride. If a ticket holder is not allowed to ride due to weather conditions or put-through timing a full refund of the purchase price will be awarded. **