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Hot Air Balloons To Color the Sky at Sumner Fest

Sumner County’s hot air balloon festival will light up the Hendersonville sky on Saturday, Aug. 5.

Sumner Fest, Sumner County’s premier hot air balloon festival, is set to illuminate the Hendersonville skies on Saturday, August 5 from 4 – 9 p.m. Hendersonville’s Sanders Ferry Park will ignite as the idyllic backdrop for this celebration filled with food, fun and non-stop entertainment.

Bring lawn chairs/blankets to watch the hot air balloons take off and enjoy their beautiful glow coloring the sky and providing aerial views of the surroundings. In addition, there will be tethered hot air balloon rides available for interested kids and families.

The entertainment stage will echo live music across Old Hickory Lake and the lively Kid Zone will keep little ones joy-filled until the sun goes down. Dozens of merchant vendors will also be showcasing their goods and food vendors galore will be tempting your taste buds.

Sumner Fest activities: 

  • Inflatables and Bouncing Fun 
  • Face Painting
  • Police Child ID Kits
  • Hot Air Balloons
  • Tethered Balloon Rides
  • Cool Air Balloon Walk
  • Live Music

Sanders Ferry Park is located at 513 Sanders Ferry Rd, Hendersonville. For a better idea of the event, watch the video from Hendersonville Chamber of Commerce or see photos of previous events below.

For more Information on Sumner Fest, visit



Sumner Fest - Sumner County Tourism

Sumner Fest - Sumner County Tourism

Sumner Fest - Sumner County Tourism

Sumner Fest - Things to do in Nashville

Sumner Fest - Sumner County Tourism




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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.