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Balloonfest offers discounts online, upgraded website information

earl_8997Planning ahead for the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest, June 27-29 in Howell, has never been easier. Balloonfest guests who want to save some money by purchasing a weekend parking pass in advance can now order online at

“Ordering a weekend pass at 99mainstreet is all about convenience” said Jettie Hathaway, 99mainstreet director of client services. “Whether your schedule doesn’t permit you to stop and purchase them or you have friends and family coming in from out of town, they can be purchased without leaving the house. Plus you can save money by ordering them early.”

ballong_fest_parkingDiscounted weekend parking passes are also available until June 26 at the Howell Area Chamber of Commerce.  The discounted passes sell for $20, and allow entry into the event for all passengers in the vehicle. Purchased at the event, located at the Howell High School campus, 1200 W. Grand River Ave., the weekend passes cost $25. Daily passes are $14 each.

For those who like thrilling carnival rides, discounted arm bands for the Wade Shows can be ordered online from the link on the homepage of or

Need help planning your balloonfest weekend? Guests can get updated event information at the new

“The new website is fully responsive, so users can have the same great experience on any device (PC, tablet, mobile),” said Lauren Hobson, president of Five Sparrows. “The new site will also be fully integrated with the balloonfest social channels.”

In addition to the website, guests can like the Michigan Challenge on Facebook and follow us on twitter @balloonfestMI hashtag #balloonfest.  To receive updates by phone, text “follow balloonfestmi” to 40404.

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