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The Great Falls Balloon Festival, along with many area non-profits and for-profit businesses, are looking at the impact CoVID-19 is having on our communities. Many festivals around the state and country have faced similar uncertainties.  We recognize that the community relies on us to provide a high-quality festival bringing themed balloons, musical entertainment, amusement rides, and so much more from all across the country.  We take that responsibility and community pride seriously. Governor Janet Mills Read more…

2019’s “Bee Safe, Only you can Prevent Forest Fires.”

It is with great pleasure that the Great Falls Balloon Festival Board of Directors release the 2019 Festival Theme in partnership with the Maine Forest Service! “Bee Safe, Only you can Prevent Wildfires.” This year’s theme was based on Smokey Bear celebrating a major milestone, his 75th Birthday! We welcome you to come and celebrate Smokey Bear’s 75th by seeing him bigger than ever and joined by two more special friends. Accompanying Smokey Bear will Read more…