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Balloon and Rib Fest


Voted Wausau’s Favorite Event four years running, the Balloon & Rib Fest has something for everyone. Don’t believe us? We’ve got: Hot air balloons, 6 Rib Vendors, kites, pig racing, bounce houses, fantastic food, and the LARGEST fireworks show in the region. Visit us online for event schedule.

Fair/Festival Type

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Food & Drink
  • Music

Adventure Sports Activities

  • Hot Air Ballooning

Free Admission

  • Yes