7 Upcoming Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss

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3.Franklin Hot Air Balloon Festival
May 6th, 4p-8:30p
Westhaven Lake, 1001 Westhaven Blvd, Franklin TN 37064
Cost: General Admission $15, VIP $50

Southern-fare, live music and entertainment for all ages will lead up to a hot air balloon “glow” on Saturday, May 6 in the Westhaven community in Franklin, Tenn. The Vanderbilt Health Franklin Hot Air Balloon Festival, a family-friendly, fun-for-all event will take place from 4-8:30pm.

Tickets for the Vanderbilt Health Franklin Hot Air Balloon Festival are on sale now and only available online.No tickets will be sold at the event. General admission tickets cost $15 and VIP tickets, which are available to guests over the age of 21, cost $50. VIP tickets include all-you-can-eat barbecue, two alcoholic beverage tokens, a commemorative T-shirt and designated seating. Kids five and under are free.

The event will culminate with the illumination of five hot air balloons at dusk. While rides will not be offered, guests will enjoy up-close views of the giant balloons, live music, and a variety of food trucks. Children can enjoy the designated “KidZone” that will have face-painters, balloon artists, screen printing and other entertainment.Tickets will be limited to 5,000 attendees.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Westhaven website.

See drone footage from last year’s Franklin Hot Air Balloon Festival.