Two new balloon venues have been added to the Polo America schedule for 2007. The Ford Trucks Red, White & Blue Polo and Balloon Festival in Indio, California on January 5-7, 2007 and Ford Trucks Red, White & Blue Balloon Festival in Las Vegas on January 13, 14, 2007. Each of these events is a fundraiser for the families of our Service Men and Women serving overseas from Twenty-nine Palms Marine Corp Base and Nellis Air Force Base. The Indio balloon festival is the third largest special shape balloon festival and the Las Vegas festival is the second largest special shape balloon festival. The only special shape event larger is Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque.
Each event will feature seventeen to twenty-two special shape balloons and forty regular shape balloons. For a pictorial of our special shape balloons Click Here.
In Indio, festivities include three balloon races, four polo games, balloon rides, two balloon glows, vendor village and food. Two locations will be used, Fantasy Springs Resort Casino and the Eldorado Polo Club. In Las Vegas, festivities include, two balloon glows, tethered balloon rides, music, remote control balloons, games, vendor village, and food. All activities will be held at Sam Boyd Stadium. Admission is free to both events with a donation to the families of our Service Men and Women serving overseas.
Official Website: http://www.poloamerica.com/article2.html
Added by lellis_sjca on March 18, 2007