Walla Walla Balloon Stampede
39th Annual Balloon Stampede Presented by Gesa Credit Union
"Fly Me to the Moon"
May 10, 11, & 12, 2013
Walla Walla County Fairgrounds
9th Ave & Orchard St, Walla Walla
Features: daily launches at 6:30am, Main Stage entertainment,
Friday night Champagne Reception, Friday night Dance Party,
Saturday Car Show, Nite Glow, Saturday night Dance Party,
Pancake Breakfast, & much, much more!
Fabulous food, arts & crafts, merchandise, and kid's zone.
Friday: 12pm - 10pm
Saturday: 8am - 11pm
Sunday: Morning Launches and Pancake Breakfast ONLY. Festival will close after breakfast.
Buy your tickets NOW for the 2013 Champagne Reception sponsored by Columbia REA!
The Champagne Reception, a Friday night gala, will be held at the Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $35.00 and must be purchased at the Chamber office prior to the Reception – tickets will not be available at the door.
Purchase your tickets today by calling 509-525-0850 or stop by the Chamber office at 29 E. Sumach St. in Walla Walla.
Get a copy of the Event Guide here!
A copy of the Official Event Guide can be downloaded by clicking on the following link:
A volunteer form can be downloaded by clicking on the following link:
2013 Balloon Stampede Volunteer Form
We are no longer accepting vendors at this time.
**The Walla Walla County Fairgrounds DOES NOT provide water for vendors. Vendors are responsible for washing their own dishes and utensils. A three-step utensil washing station is highly recommended.**
**Vendor break down will take place between 8am and 1pm on Sunday. All Vendors must be packed up and off the premises by 1pm Sunday.**
**Food Vendors are required to submit a $150 refundable cleaning deposit in addition to their booth fees. Food Vendors must be checked out by a vendor coordinator prior to leaving on Sunday to ensure proper cleaning has taken place. Cleaning deposit will only be refunded if a vendor coordinator approves you for checkout.**
Sponsorship information can be downloaded by clicking on the following link:
2013 Balloon Stampede Sponsorship Book
2013 Altrusa Spelling Bee information can be found on the following links:
Official Spelling Bee Rules
Official 2013 Word List
2013 Show-N-Shine Car Show entry form & information can be found by clicking on the following links:
2013 5K/10K Run & Walk entry form & information can be found by clikcing on the following link:
2013 Balloonmeister Sponsors:
Baker Boyer Bank
Best Western Plus Walla Walla Suites Inn
CAPPS Broadcast Group
City of College Place
City of Walla Walla
Clifton Larson Allen, LLP
Comfort Inn & Suites
Dr. Wilwand & Mark Gilbert
Gesa Credit Union
Holiday Inn Express
Infinity Marketing Team
McDonald Zaring Insurance
Port of Walla Walla
Swire Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
Wildhorse Resort & Casino
Wine Valley Golf Club
2013 Balloon Boosters:
Agreeable Pest Control
The James McCool House
Robison Ranch Cellars
Paul Richardson Agency, Inc.
2013 Enthusiast Sponsors:
Saagers Shoe Shop
A.K. Dice Guest House
Opp & Seibold General Construction, Inc.
Narum Comcrete Construction
The Maple Counter Cafe
2013 Tethering Sponsors:
Patton & Associates, LLC
Darrah's Decorator Center
2013 Flight Sponsors:
Ranch & Home
Super 1 Foods
Reese, Baffney, Frol & Grossman, PS
Walla Walla Clothing Company
In the interest of safety for pilots and patrons, balloon rides are NOT offered during this event. The Chamber does NOT release pilot information.
County ordinance for events prohibits dogs with the exception of service animals with documentation. Please leave all animals at home.