Festival of Balloons in Tigard


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The Festival would not be possible without hundreds of great volunteers.

Safety is most important for all our volunteers. In order that we may best assign you, please read the following guidelines. By registering to be a volunteer you agree that you meet these guidelines.


            General Volunteers

§  Agree to participate on a schedule agreed upon;

§  Physically able to move about freely without aids;

§  Be of a minimum age to participate with parent/guardian in presence


Balloon Crew Volunteers - Must meet the following requirements

§  Agree to the terms of the Assumption of Risk, Waiver of Liability, and Indemnification Agreement I will be asked to sign prior to participating as a volunteer

§  Have no physical sight or hearing impairments that would prevent you from receiving, understanding and acting on sight or verbal instructions;

§  Consult your personal physician or have taken whatever steps I deem necessary to determine that I am in good health with no conditions that might limit my participation in ballooning activities. 

§  physically fit to be able to assist in arranging and moving equipment including lifting at least 50 pounds;

§  Have attended a Crew training session, or, accepted based on prior experience as approved by the Crew Coordinator;

§  Abide by all rules of safety from the Pilot they crew for, or the Festival Organization.                                                                      


 Balloon "Crew School"

Saturday, June 14th, 2014 

Cook Park from 10am - 12pm

If you want to crew you must attend the crew school.

To learn more about volunteer opportunities, please give us a call at 503-612-8213 or email us at info@tigardballoon.org. You may also use our online form below.



Just a few of our events...

  • Morning Balloon Launches (weather permitting) - 5:45am-6:15am 
    • Sunday Morning Launch Sponsored by PEMCO Insurance
  • Night Glow Presented By Walmart (weather permitting) - Dusk
  • Live Music on the Main Stage Sponsored by Grocery Outlet
  • Kid's Fun Zone
  • Rib and Blueberry Pie Eating Contest Presented by Nicoli's Grill & Sports Bar
  • Car Show Presented by Landmark Ford 
  • Youth Soccer Tournament
  • Twilight 5K Run/Walk

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Festival parking is available on the Tigard High School field for $5 (benefits Rotary & Boosters). Parking entrance is just off of Durham Road at the Swim Center Parking Lot.  You will then be directed to the general parking area that is directly behind Tigard High School.  From the parking lot, it is a short walk down the Cook Park Hill.  For those that do not want to walk, you may take the shuttle for only $1 (benefits ACS Relay For Life Tigard-Tualatin).

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