August 7th,2021| 4pm-9pm
Sanders ferry park
Kid Zone and Live Music Start at 4pm | Tethered Balloon Rides Start at 5pm*.
Bring your blanket and lawn chairs and enjoy the lakefront atmosphere
free fun for the whole family!
Sumner Fest at The City by the Lake is Sumner County's premier hot air balloon festival. Nestled on the shoreline of Old Hickory Lake, Sanders Ferry Park is the idyllic backdrop for a celebration filled with food, fun, and non-stop entertainment. In just its second year, Sumner Fest has established itself as a must-do event in Sumner County.
Hot air balloons will color the sky and provide breath-taking aerial views of the surroundings.
Our entertainment stage will echo sounds across the lake and our lively Kid Zone will keep your little ones joy-filled until the sun goes down. And with dozens of merchant vendors showcasing their stuff and food vendors galore tempting your taste buds, we're sure you'll find something you've been craving.
Looking for more fun throughout the year? Check out The Taste of Hendersonville in the fall!
LIVE MUSIC ACTS
HOT AIR BALLOONS
Sumner Fest will be filled with activities*, including:
Pony Rides and Train Rides
Inflatables and Bouncing Fun
Hair Spray Painting
Police Child ID Kits
Hot Air Balloon
Cool Air Balloon Walk
*Some activities have an additional charge.
LIVE MUSIC ACTS
HOT AIR BALLOONS
Sumner Fest vendors will enjoy exposure and interaction with thousands of residents and visitors from Sumner County and throughout Middle Tennessee.
Take advantage of this opportunity to showcase your products or services.
Vendor pricing ranges from $125 to $250, depending on profit status and Chamber membership.
Food vendor pricing ranges from $300 to $350, depending on Chamber membership.
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SITE & PARKING MAP
For any questions, call or email:
Trolley Pick up Location:
To Be Determined
Sanders Ferry Park
513 Sanders Ferry Rd, Hendersonville, TN 37075
Is Parking free? Yes parking is FREE at the park. If you don’t want to drive into the park, you can park at First United Methodist Church and take the trolley over to the park.
Is the Trolley free? Yes the trolley ride is FREE!
HOT AIR BALLOONS:
When will the hot air balloons be inflated?
The hot air balloons will begin to inflate around 6pm (weather permitting).
Can we ride in a hot air balloon?
Yes the tethered hot air balloon rides will be available from 6-7pm (weather permitting) and will be FREE!
Is there a cold air balloon?
Yes, you are take a walk through a cold air inflated balloon beginning at 4pm (weather permitting). This is FREE also!
Will restrooms be available near the kids zone? Yes there will be portable potties available.
Where will the kids zone be located? The kids zone will be to the right of pavilion 8 (model airplane field).
Is there a cost for the kids zone? Yes it will be $5 per armband with a family max of $15, unlimited jumps. (Same as Freedom Festival)
What else is there to do?
There will be other activities available such as inflatables, escape games, pony rides, and train rides. These vendors have set their prices to participate.
CHEER & BANDS:
How can my cheer or dance team be apart of Sumner Fest next year?
Call Erin at 615-824-2818 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org and she will get you set up.
How do I submit a link to my youtube channel in order to perform at Sumner Fest next year?
Send your link to email@example.com and we will be in touch with you.
HOW TO HAVE FUN:
What should I bring to Sumner Fest in order to have THE best time?
Please bring a chair or blanket so you are comfortable for the hot air balloon show. Also remember it will be warm so dress in light clothing, bring sunscreen and bug spray. Remember to drink water! There will be beverages and food to purchase from some fantastic vendors!