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Lakeside of the Smokies Balloon Festival

Festival Event

Balloon Glow – Smokey Mountain Tourism

ADA Accessibility Notes

Venue is ADA accessible. ADA parking is available.

Ages Festival is Appropriate For


Hot Air Balloons, Autumn Leaves, and local wineries offering an "elevated experience" will be the highlights of the Lakeside of the Smokies Balloon Festival on the Chilton Farm in White Pine, TN.

Other activities include food trucks, live music, artisan crafts, antique tractor show, demonstrators cooking apple butter, children activities, tethered rides, scheduled untethered rides,and a nightly balloon glow.

Set against the backdrop of beautiful Douglas Lake and the Smokies, the event is a family friendly venue. Be sure to bring your chairs or blankets as seating is festival style.

This is the largest hot air balloon festival in Tennessee!

How to Get There

Chilton, Farm 715 TN-113. White Pine, TN 37890

The farm is easily accessed from I40 and I81. Watch for the signs.

Pet Friendly Notes

Your best friend is welcome to attend, but must be on a leash. Please plan to pick up after your pet.


Parking fee- $20 in advance or $30 on the day of the event covers the admission fee. Tethered and Untethered rides are available for purchase.