Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Fest Voted Best In U.S.
The votes are in and Battle Creek's Field of Flight and Balloon Fest has been chosen as the best in the United States.
Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Fest has been named the best air show in North America by USA Today and 10Best.com. Battle Creek was selected from an initial pool of 20 air shows from around the country. The 10 winners were determined by popular vote.
The 32nd annual festival was held July 3rd through the 7th and was headlined by an air performance by the United States Air Force F-22 Raptor Demo Team. The Field of Flight and Balloon Fest is the largest Fourth of July air show in the country. For five days, spectators enjoy air shows of military and civilian aircraft, a twilight and night air show (among the largest in the world), fireworks, concerts, and hot air balloon launches.
Field of Flight came in first, ahead of the New York International Air Show in New Windsor, New York, and Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show in Fort Worth, Texas.