Balloon Flights

Tethered Rides

Tandem Skydiving

Team Fastrax

Team Fastrax is the most ambitious professional skydiving team in the world.  The team roster has over 20 members, with a culmination of over 300,000 skydives!


This is your opportunity to fly with over 20 hot air balloons floating high over Branson the morning of August 23 and 24. Advanced reservations required.

Tandem skydiving will be offered by Team Fastrax.  No experience required. Must be at least 18.  Reservations required. 

Tethered balloon rides are offered in the evenings on August 22 and 23.  Cost is $10 per person.  No advanced reservations needed for Tethered Rides




1500 Branson Hills Parkway, Branson, MO 65616



Helicopter Rides are available to the public offering several options for tours over the Branson area.  No advanced reservations.

Helicopter Rides

See Zane's Flying Circus at the Branson RecPlex August 23 and 24.  Rides are available.  No reservations required.

Powered Parachutes

Don't miss the 4th Annual Branson Balloon Festival featuring 20 hot air balloons from 7 different states, skydiving, powered parachutes, helicopter rides, entertainment, food and vendors. Hot air balloon flights take place each morning at sunrise and tethered balloon rides are offered Friday and Saturday evening.


Saturday evening, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Tethered balloon rides and balloon glow

No reservations needed.  Cost is $10 for tethered balloon rides.


6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Events ALL DAY include:

Tandem Skydiving opportunities for the public (RESERVATIONS REQUIRED), helicopter rides, powered parachute rides, vendors, food, entertainment and more.

Saturday, August 23

6:30 a.m. Hot Air Balloon Flights

FREE ADMISSION to come and watch.  To fly in the balloons you MUST register in advance.  This can be done online on this website.


Sunday, August 24

6:00 a.m. Balloon Flights by RESERVATION ONLY.  No other activities scheduled.



Schedule of Events*

Friday, August 22

6:30 a.m.  MEDIA FLIGHT at Branson RecPlex     5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Events at RecPlex include:

Skydiving, Powered Parachutes, Tethered Balloon Rides, Vendors, Food, and more!

No reservations needed for tethered rides.  Cost is $10 per person for all ages.

*ALL EVENTS ARE WEATHER DEPENDENT  Times are subject to change