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Kanab Balloons & Tunes Roundup


Balloons and Tunes Roundup takes place the 3rd weekend in February every year! Balloons and Tunes Roundup grows with every passing year; so mark your calendar for February 15,16, and 17, 2019. Look below for an idea of what to expect at next years event! Will you join us February 15-17, 2019? A big thank you to all of our pilots, bands, sponsors, attendees and event coordinators. You guys are awesome! Be sure to check out the photos below from those who attended the event. Follow us on Facebook for more information about pilots, bands and up-to-date information.


Interested in competing in Battle of the Bands? Click here to sign up! 

FEBRUARY 15-17, 2019

Join us for the 5th annual Balloons and Tunes Round Up! Taking place over 3 days, February 15, 16, and 17, 2019, we're expecting more pilots than ever! With nearly 50 pilots taking flight each morning against the beautiful vermillion cliffs of southern Utah (weather permitting) and 12 bands competing for title of Battle of the Bands, this is sure to be an amazing year! Don't forget to check out our vendors on Main Street throughout the weekend for one of a kind crafts, food and much more! And last but not least, on Saturday night starting at 7:00PM, there will be a balloon glow down Center Street with a wishing lantern launch to follow! You won't want to miss out on all this fun!

Book your room today by clicking this link for lodging options in Kanab!

 Stay a Little Longer! Kanab is located in the heart of the Grand Circle and centrally located to many natural scenic wonders! Take advantage of this long weekend to explore 3 National Parks, 2 State Parks, many National Monuments and much more! Do you dream of going to the Wave? This is the perfect weekend to try your luck at the Wave Lottery! Drawing for 3 days, this weekend means your chances of obtaining a permit are greater! Stay a little longer and were sure you'll come back for more than just these beautiful balloons! 

More things to do while in Kanab for the weekend:

Visit Zion National Park- just 40 minutes from Kanab


Free Tour of Best Friends Animal Sanctuary


Dine Around- world-class restaurants in Kanab (Sego pictured below)


Sandboard at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park


Walk through the Belly of the Dragon cave


Take a guided tour to Peekaboo Slot Canyon


Hike one of our local trails - Adventure Maps available at the Visitor Center 78 S 100 E (Sand Caves pictured below)

Download a digital copy of our event booklet complete with pilot bios, band bios, schedule of events and much more! 

Friday, February 15, 2019

Balloon Launch (Weather Permitting): Former Coral Cliffs Golf Course (755 Fairway Dr, Kanab, UT 84741) 7:30AM

Battle of the Bands: North Main Street 3:00PM-9:00PM

3pm - TBA
4pm - TBA
5pm - TBA
6pm - TBA
7pm - TBA
8pm - TBA

Street Fair and Vendors: Food, Crafts, Ect: 3:00PM-9:00PM

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Balloon Launch (Weather Permitting): Former Coral Cliffs Golf Course (755 Fairway Dr, Kanab, UT 84741) 7:30AM

Battle of the Bands: North Main Street 11:00AM-5:00PM

11am - TBA
12pm - TBA
1pm - TBA
2pm - TBA
3pm - TBA
4pm - TBA
5pm - TBA

Kanab Vendor Fair: North Main Street 11:00AM- 9:00PM

Red Rock Dancers: North Main Street 5:00PM-6:00PM

Top 3 Bands Perform: North Main Street 6:00PM- 9:00PM

6pm - 3rd place Winner
7pm - 2nd Place Winner 
8pm - 1st Place Winner

Balloon Glow (Weather Permitting): Center Street 7:00PM-8:00PM

Wishing Lantern Launch (Weather Permitting): North Main Street 8:00PM-9:00PM


To purchase Wishing Lanterns click here

Sunday,February 17, 2019

Final Balloon Launch (Weather Permitting): 7:30AM



Balloon rides are not available for purchase. The pilots fly as showman. Rides are offered to the sponsors of the event, to media and to volunteer crew members (weather permitting). The best way to get a ride is to become a sponsor. Click on the link below to fill out an application. Or if you are able to be a balloon crew member for all three flights on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings, you can sign up at the Event/Volunteer Center. (435) 644-3696

Battle of the Bands will be on North Main Street. The event is free but if the audience would like to particpate in voting, they need to buy an event t-shirt to receive a ballot. The shirts are $20 each and they can be purchased at the Information Booth at the street fair on Main Street. Audience votes will count as 25% of the total and the three judges scores will count as 75% of the total. 

Purchase your Balloons and Tunes swag and pick it up at the information booth during the event! 


Vendor Application

Sponsor Application 



Thanks to all of our sponsors for making this event possible! 

-Amerigas- Parry's Lodge- Holiday Inn- Adobe Realty- Classic Air Medical Services- Willow Canyon Woutdoor- Days Inn ( A & B Hotels)- Hampton Inn- Kaibab Storage- Ramsay's Towing- Coral Hills Family Dentistry- Best Friends Animal Society- Utah.com- 7/11- Best Western Red Hills- Glaziers Family Market- Stage Stop- Kane County Events and Volunteer Center- Kane County Office of Tourism- Honey's Marketplace- Kanab Custom Meets- Juniper Ridge- Thunderbird- The Barbanell Family- Comfort Inn- Dave Baird- Dukes/Samco- South Central Communications-