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Alabama Jubilee (Decatur)
Sun 28th @ 6:00 AM - 10:00 PMFree
The Alabama Jubilee Hot-Air Balloon Classic is the oldest hot-air balloon race in the mid-South. It started in Decatur, Alabama in 1978.
As with many public events a few general tips can help you get the most out of you visit to the Alabama Jubilee:
- Balloons fly early in the morning and late afternoon. Mornings are at 6:00a.m.; Afternoon 6 ~ 7:30p.m.
- Tethered rides are limited and require a signed waiver of liability. Children under 19 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
- Many pilots will not tether children three and under. The loud burner noise can damage their ears.
- Paid flights are not sold during the Jubilee. If you would like to purchase a ride for another time there are many pilots that sell them; please visit The Heart of Dixie Balloon Club for more information.
- Dress appropriately, wear sunscreen, and stay hydrated.
- Smoking is not allowed on the launch field.
- Dogs and other pets are discouraged since the loud noises and fire can frighten them. If you do bring them they must be leashed and bagged after.
- The Alabama Jubilee is a ‘No Drone Zone’. Unless you have a waiver attached to ours from the FAA you may NOT operate a drone on our field during the Alabama Jubilee’s FAA waiver flight times. Even if you are a licensed drone pilot.
When: May 27-28 | 6 AM- 10 PM
For details and full schedule, please visit the Alabama Jubilee’s website.