Did you know that there is a hot air balloon rally in Medora?

It is hard to believe that summer is winding down. Before we know it, we will be missing the near-constant 100-degree dry, hot weather we were blessed with in summer 2021. You can make the end of the season memorable by sending off summer at the Medora Hot Air Balloon Rally and the Badlands Kite Fest next month!


WHAT: Medora Hot Air Balloon Rally

WHEN: Saturday, September 11 - Sunday, September 12
6:30 AM (Mountain Time)

WHERE: Either south of the Medora Campground or Theodore Roosevelt's old ranch*
*Depending on weather

WHAT: Badlands Kite Fest

WHEN: Friday, September 10 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (Mountain Time)
Saturday, September 11 - Sunday, September 12 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Mountain Time)


What is the Medora Hot Air Balloon Rally and the Badlands Kite Fest?

Rides in the hot air balloons are by invite only. But the rally is meant for spectators. The balloons will be in the air from 6:30 AM to 8:00 AM on September 11 and 12. Families can find a spot to sit and watch the balloons float through the air as the sun rises in beautiful Medora.

The Kite Fest is open to all people who want to fly kites! Kite flying is a little later in the day, and you can see kites of all kinds. Even if you don't have a kite, you can still have a good time watching everyone fly their kites in the air.

Have you ever been to the Medora Hot Air Balloon Rally and the Badlands Kite Fest?

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