A breathtaking display of hot air balloons will take to the sky during the Kissimmee International Balloon Festival.  Scheduled for September 21-23, the festival features more than 50 balloons in two launches, five road races, food and drink vendors, arts and crafts, live music and much more.  Be sure to bring your camera as balloon launches are on e one most photographed scenes in the world and are a remarkable sight to see.

The full schedule of events:
Friday, September 21
3:00pm Market Place open
5:00pm 5K and 10K Road Race
7:00pm Race award ceremony
7:15pm BALLOON GLOW (weather dependent. Balloons cannot inflate in winds greater than 8mph)
7:30pm Jazz and more
9:00pm Market Place closes
Saturday, September 22
7:00am 5K and 10K Road Race
7:15am Hot air balloon flights
8:30am Race awards ceremony
11:00am Market Place open
11:00am Kids Zone opens
3:00pm Band on stage
5:00pm Margarita contest begins
6:00pm Band on stage
7:15pm BALLOON GLOW
7:15pm Tethered balloon rides
9:00pm MarketPlace closes
Sunday, September 23
7:15am Hot air balloon flights begin
11:00am Market Place open
11:00am Food vendors open
11:00am Kids Zone opens
11:00am Local talent or band on stage
1:00pm Local talent or band on stage
3:00pm Band on stage
5:00pm MarketPlace closes
Make a weekend of it and reserve a room at one our Kissimmee hotelsStar Island Resort, Comfort Inn Maingate, FantasyWorld Resort and Ramada Gateway are just a few of the hotel options available.