Media Room

Thank you for your interest in The Great Reno Balloon Race!

The Great Reno Balloon Race is the world’s largest free hot-air ballooning event. The event has floated into the hearts and minds of Reno’s visitors and locals for the past 34 years. With upwards of 90 hot-air balloons and 120,000+ in attendance each year the event is a permanent fixture in Reno’s September skyline. The Great Reno Balloon Race is a nonprofit organization and thanks to sponsorship support, the event is free of charge to spectators.


High resolution images of The Great Reno Balloon Race are available upon request.

Press Visits

Customized press visits are available for journalists on assignment. If interested in attending media day (Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016) or visiting during the event, please email media representative.

For questions or information, please contact:

Biggest Little Group
Ashley Brune, Communications Partner