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Centre Street Closure for Balloon Glow Event – Friday, September 29

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by Town of High River



Centre Street Closure for Balloon Glow Event – Friday, September 29

HIGH RIVER - High River welcomes back its beloved balloons! The Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival is set to host its annual Balloon Glow event in the area northwest of Centre Street Bridge, starting on Friday, September 29 at 5:00 PM.

Road Closures

  • Centre Street, from the Sobeys intersection to High Country Drive, will be closed to the public from 4 PM to 10 PM.

Parking Locations

  • Attendees can park at the CO-OP grocery store or the High River Rodeo grounds, where shuttle services will be available.
  • Limited accessible parking will be available on 1 Ave NE. To access this parking, please approach the event barricades, where a helpful event volunteer will assist you.

Vehicle Traffic Reminder

  • Traffic will be slow and can get congested when arriving and leaving the event – be patient and drive slowly.
  • Follow the Town’s official Facebook page for any important traffic updates.

Safety Tips

  • Vehicles - Drive slowly and be mindful of pedestrians of all ages, pets on a leash, bicycles and wheelchairs.
  • Pedestrians – watch for traffic, keep a close eye on youngsters, and wear reflective or visible clothing.
  • No pets allowed – Please leave all pets at home for their safety. The event will be filled with loud noises and large crowds.

Event Highlights

  • Enjoy live music, get close to the hot air balloons, and savour delicious food from various food trucks lining Centre Street.

For additional details about this year's Balloon Glow, please visit 

*Any inquiries should be directed to the Town of High River website or Facebook page. The Heritage Inn is a sponsor of the event. Please do not contact them directly.


For more information, please contact:

Town of High River


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