Custer Gold Discovery Days Hot Air Balloon Launch

July 17th & 18th, 2021

Join us for the Custer Gold Discovery Days Hot Air Balloon Launch.  The week-long event hosts vendors, live music, and more, with a weekend hot air balloon launch from Custer’s Pageant Hill; a park located in the town of Custer. The launch is weather permitting and location may change due to wind direction.  Spectators and passengers are welcome for the ‘weather permitting’ balloon launch.

Do you want to fly?

You can fly!  Spots are limited; reservations are required.  Call 605-673-2520 or click here to book your Gold Discovery Days flight. The cost is $325 per adult. The flight is approx one hour and weather permitting.  For more information on flying with Black Hills Balloons, check out our FAQs.

Do you want to be a spectator?

Spectators should plan on arriving just prior to sunrise for perfect viewing. Bring a chair, your coffee and a camera. Viewing is free and welcome to all ages. Launch and launch location is weather permitting. Stay in the know by following our Facebook page.