Since 2005, The Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival, presented by Tanger Outlets, welcomes hot air balloonists from across the country. Enjoy the floating works of art as they grace the skies of South Baldwin County on Friday and Saturday. Get up close and personal as the hot air balloons and their pilots light up. Pilots from across the U.S will participate and the festival will include balloon glows Friday and Saturday night, the World Famous Disc Connected K-9's Frisbee Dog Show, Carnival rides, Arts and Crafts vendors and great food and entertainment. The festival grounds, located at 18507 US Highway 98 West in Foley, are open Friday from 2 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Saturday from 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.