The Great Reno Balloon Race takes to Reno’s sky for the 35th year this Friday, Sept. 9 through Sunday, Sept. 11 at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park. In addition to the morning Glow Shows and Dawn Patrol, fans can expect to see a variety of special-shaped balloons, including Angry Birds; Jewel, a hummingbird; Pegleg Pete, […]
Dozens of kindergarten students and their parents were attacked by Western Yellowjacket wasps today at the Great Reno Balloon Race. After arriving this morning at Rancho San Rafael to watch the beautiful balloon race, the students were attacked by these nasty flying creatures. REMSA had to remove stingers and apply ointment to many of the […]
By Skylar Owens The 2015 Great Reno Balloon Race officially launched this morning at Rancho San Rafael park and continues through Sunday. New balloons being featured this year include Master Yoda and Elvis. Information and a complete schedule: Call 775-826-1181 or visit renoballoon.com. View a photo gallery below. Thank you from us to Willie (crew […]
The Great Reno Balloon Race (GRBR) is scheduled this year for Friday, September 11 through Sunday, September 13, 2015. The event is boasting new balloon shapes with Master Yoda and a re-appearance of Darth Vader, as well as a September 11 tribute with the Air National Guard participating in mass ascension. An Elvis-themed balloon is […]
The Great Reno Balloon Race (GRBR) is holding its a kickoff charity event at Rounds Bakery to benefit the Veterans Guest House. The event is Saturday, Aug. 15 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Two hot-air balloons will be at the Rounds Bakery parking lot. Attendees can make a $5 donation to the Veterans Guest […]
The Great Reno Balloon Race debuted today its new poster, some new balloon designs and some great Dawn Patrol beer by Great Basin Brewery. Check them out below.
For 33 years now, the Great Reno Balloon Race has been taking over the skies and gracing Reno residents with the magic and beauty that are hot air balloons. Each year, almost 100 balloons take to the skies, leaving the over 120,000 spectators in awe, especially those who attend Dawn Patrol. This year, the poster […]
Photos by Chris Vega for ThisisReno.com. View photo gallery in full screen.
The Great Reno Balloon Race is back. Here’s the schedule of events.
BALLOON RACE NEWS — The Great Reno Balloon Race (GRBR), now in its 33rd year, secures the Darth Vader hot-air balloon for the 2014 event, which will take to northern Nevada skies this Sept. 5—7 at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park in Reno, Nev. The 86-foot tall Darth Vader balloon, which depicts the infamous black helmet from […]