Event Name: Collierville Balloon Festival
Venue: Maynard Way
Venue address: Collierville
Event Start: 09/16/2022 - 5:00 PM - 8:00pm
09/17/2022 - 5:00 PM - 8:00pm
Event End: 09/18/2022 - 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Website: To be developed
Expected number of attendees: 15,000
Requested number of characters: 10
Requested character types:
Secure changing/staging area: Yes
Can troopers carry blasters: Yes
Can troopers carry/bring props like lightsabers and staffs: Yes
Is parking available: Yes
Is venue accessible to those with limited mobility: Yes
Amenities available at venue: Same as in 2021 - a office located across the street from the event is available for changing. Food, water, restrooms will be provided to participants. Would love stormtroopers, wookies, etc.
Comments: Second annual Hot Air Balloon 501(c) 3 event, The Collierville Balloon Festival, located in Collierville, TN. This non-profit organization provides one night, "Friday Night Lights" especially for approximately 500 special needs families with opportunity to tether ride in hot ail balloons. The night is closed to special needs families and free to all participants. Saturday and Sunday event proceeds go toward teacher grants and education scholarships.
Referred by: Several actors participated in last years event and were a HUGE attraction!