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Enter to win a hot air balloon ride for two!

Monday, June 16, 2014by  Christa VanWieringen

Come join us at the Festival of Balloons in Tigard, Ore., on Sunday, June 22! Our WALLY events team is looking forward to attending this fun Northwest event, and we're especially excited to announce a one-of-a-kind prize giveaway: a hot air balloon ride for two people! To sweeten the deal, we’ll throw in some festival and parking passes, too.

How to enter

If you visit PEMCO’s Facebook page and comment on the post about the contest, you’re automatically entered to win! We’re selecting the winner at noon on Thursday, June 19.

Not on Facebook? Not to worry, you can also email wally@pemco.com to enter to win!

Balloon ride details and schedule

Date: Sunday, June 22
Arrival time: 5:15 a.m.
Flight time: 5:45 a.m. – 6:15 a.m.
Location: Cook Park 17005 SW 92nd Ave., Tigard, OR 97224

  • Passengers are asked to arrive at 5:15 a.m. where a continental breakfast will be served. During this time, passengers will have a brief meeting with their pilot.
  • Please note that the balloon rides are weather permitting.
  • Passengers will need to share their weight prior to the ride and must be tall enough to see over the basket.
  • You must be 18 years or older to be eligible to win the prize
  • See the full contest rules here.

Ballooning 101

Did you know there are three main parts of a hot air balloon? These include the basket (or gondola), the burner system, and the envelope. You can learn more fun facts about ballooning here.

About the Festival of Balloons

The Festival of Balloons is a non-profit organization that raises funds for a number of non-profit groups in Tigard, Ore., while providing a premier family event that’s fun for the entire community. The festival begins on Friday, June 20 and continues on through Sunday, June 22.

Please keep in mind that the hot air balloons are only visible early in the morning during the Morning Launch and in the late evening during the Night Glow at dusk.

We hope to see you there!

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Comments on this post

personLori06/20/2014 01:08 PM
I have always wanted to do this and it is my daughters birthday!
personDarwin Terry06/18/2014 08:16 PM
Hey, celebrating summer by kicking it off by bringing the family! Kids are excited to attend our first Festival of Balloons in Tigard :-)  We are looking forward to a fun weekend.
personHeather Kee06/18/2014 07:34 PM
I would really love to win the hot air balloon ride for myself and my sons!  We even are Pemco customers!!  :)
personjosefina bautista lazo06/18/2014 05:44 PM
My son would love to take ride.
personElizabeth Lightsey06/18/2014 05:06 PM
This would be an amazing win for my husband and our daughter!  They need more quality, memorable experiences like this.
personBrandy Harper06/18/2014 04:47 PM
This would be so great!

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