Love is in the air. Literally, because it's not only engagement season, but Valentines is right around the corner. This February 14, you can take your relationship to new heights celebrating the most romantic day of the year in one of the most romantic ways. Fredericksburg is hosting a hot air balloon festival on Valentine's Day, and it's actually super affordable.

The Fredericksburg Hot Air Balloon Festival will be taking place on February 14 and 15, and you can grab a tethered balloon ride for just $25.

Besides that, you can also treat your babe with a helicopter ride, live entertainment, delicious food, and unlimited Champagne rosé. It all depends on the admission ticket you pick. 

This cool event will take place on a large polo field just minutes from Downtown Fredericksburg, and admission is only $5. You will enjoy cooking demonstrations, dozens of vendors, local musicians & artists, pop-up art galleries, and delicious food and drinks, of course.

The two-day event will also be family-friendly and pet-friendly and will have kids play area.

Whether you're planning a marriage proposal, an anniversary celebration, or want to have the perfect date this Valentine's, this hot air balloon fest is a cool opportunity. 

Weather permitting, they will be having glows and tethered rides Friday night and Saturday morning and night. If the weather cooperates, they'll also attempt a Hot Air Balloon activation on Saturday morning around daybreak. 

Since it's the most popular date, we encouraged you to purchase your tickets ASAP. If you want to have admission both days, tickets are $15. 

Wanna go all out for your love bug? Grab the VIP package.

With the individual VIP pass, you enjoy all that the festival has to offer, plus either a balloon or helicopter ride, a champagne toast before your flight, and unlimited oysters and Rosé during the day. It'll cost you $99. Not bad for what you get.

Or you can go for the VIP pass for couples that includes all that is included in the individual VIP pass, but for two. The price of this ticket is $175.

If you'd rather go on a helicopter ride, you can fly above Fredericksburg's countryside and take in the beautiful views with your soulmate in total privacy. 

Rides are $40 per person, and the Helicopter can carry only two people at a time plus the pilot.

If you need more love inspiration in Texas you can take your S/O on a Gondola Ride in Dallas, or pick one of these unique date night ideas that aren't just dinner & drinks

Fredericksburg Hot Air Balloon Festival

Price: $5 - $175

When: February 14 & 15

Address: 6120 E., US-290 Fredericksburg, Texas

Why You Need To Go: Have the most romantic date with your S/O riding a hot air balloon at this festival near Austin. 


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