Date Change! Franklin Hot Air Balloon Festival Returns Sunday, May 6

Franklin Hot Air Balloon Fest at Westhaven
The Franklin Hot Air Balloon Festival returns to the Westhaven community on Sunday, May 6, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Please note, this is a date change due to forecasted rain on the previously scheduled event date.

General admission tickets to the event are $15, and VIP tickets are available for $50 each. VIP tickets include exclusive, covered seating, two beer vouchers, and a commemorative event t-shirt. Parking is free and chairs, blankets and pets are welcome. All tickets include access to the kids’ zone, live music, craft vendors, food trucks, beer tent, and a beautiful hot air balloon glow at dusk, on the shores of Westhaven’s community lake.

Festival features include:
• Local musicians and bands featuring Brian Ritchey, The Tennessee State Performance Band and Patrick Carpenter;
• 12 Food Trucks including local favorites Doxie’s, Kona Ice, Cousins Maine Lobster, Two Thompsons Catering, Dan’s Mac Attack, and Bahn Mi and Roll;
• 25 local craft and artisan vendors.

A limited number of tethered rides and balloon walk-throughs will be offered, weather-permitting. Balloons for the event are provided by Middle Tennessee Hot Air Adventures, a Franklin-based family business.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit Westhaven is located just off Highway 96 West in Franklin, Tennessee.

About Westhaven, A Southern Land Company Community
Focused on Traditional Neighborhood Design features, the Westhaven community showcases a variety of living options from single family homes, townhomes, condominiums and more. At build out, the Westhaven community will contain more than 2,700 homes. Designed for the way you live- large front porches, sidewalks, parks and lush landscaping give neighbors wonderful opportunities to get to know one another. Most importantly, there’s a sense of community that sets Westhaven apart. Life at Westhaven is friendly and social, and offers a full calendar of activities and a variety of amenities. Daily on-site tours are available. For more information, visit, or call the Westhaven Realty sales office at 615.599.1764.

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