Alturas Chamber of Commerce
July 7, 2018
The Alturas Chamber of Commerce is proud to be the sponsor of the Balloon Fest that takes place each year in September.
Hot air balloons take flight after sunrise from Sharp's Field at the end of East 4th Street, and then soar high above Alturas giving family and friends a colorful and spectacular sight that is simply breathtaking.
Prior to the balloon launch, a tasty pancake breakfast is served for a small fee at Sharp's Field, provided by the Alturas Chamber of Commerce.
The annual "Duck Drop" is another exciting fundraiser that is held in conjunction with the Balloon Fest. 1000 little numbered ducklings are dropped from a tethered hot air balloon onto a large target below, and the five closest "quackers" to the bullseye makes someone a winner of some really nice prizes.
This year (2017) the 1st place winner will win a brand new Can Am Outlander 450cc Quadrunner. 2nd place will be a .223 caliber rifle and 3rd place will recieve $500 in "Alturas Bucks". Tickets are available ($20 each or 6 for $100) at Plumas Bank in Alturas and at the Niles Hotel.
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