Become a sponsor

We are accepting applications for our 2016 sponsorship levels. The first step in becoming a sponsor is to download the sponsorship packet. The deadline for submitting sponsorship paperwork and payment is Aug. 31, 2016.

Questions? Please contact Vanessa McClary at 812.327.8575

This event is a fundraiser for Riley Children’s Hospital, Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington and SCI Kiwanis community projects. In just a few years the event has already raised over $20,000 for charities. Thanks in advance for your sponsorship and support of this family-friendly community event that is attracting visitors from across the state as well as well as from other states. This would not be possible without amazing sponsors such as your company. Thanks for helping us make a difference one child and one community at a time. Our motto: It’s For the Kids!

Thanks in advance for your support!

Bronze: $250 

  • Listed in Festival Program
  • 1 Carload Ticket to all 3 days
  • Sponsorship Certificate
  • 2 tickets to SCI Presents…It’s All About Y-O-U! Red Carpet Event

Silver: $500 

  • Listed in Festival Program
  • 2 Carload Tickets to all 3 days
  • Sponsorship Certificate
  • Listed on festival T-Shirts
  • Listed on festival website
  • 2 tickets to SCI Presents…It’s All About Y-O-U! Red Carpet Event

Gold: $750 

  • Listed in Festival Program
  • 3 Carload Tickets to all 3 days
  • Sponsorship Certificate
  • Listed on festival T-Shirts
  • Listed on festival website
  • 2 Festival T-Shirts
  • Mentioned during festival announcements at various times
  • 2 tickets to SCI Presents…It’s All About Y-O-U! Red Carpet Event

Diamond: $1,000 

  • Listed in Festival Program
  • 4 Carload Tickets to all 3 days
  • Sponsorship Certificate
  • Listed on festival T-Shirts
  • Listed on festival website
  • 2 Festival T-Shirts
  • Mentioned during festival announcements at various times
  • 1 Hot Air Balloon Ride for two (weather permitting)
  • Rights to hang 2′x3′ banner at fairgrounds (you supply)
  • 10′x10′ booth/vendor space at no charge (must be manned during festival)
  • 2 tickets to SCI Presents…It’s All About Y-O-U! Red Carpet Event
  • 2′x3′ “basket banner” with your “message” attached to the basket of one of the balloons

Platinum: $3,000 

  • Listed in Festival Program
  • 5 Carload Tickets to all 3 days
  • Sponsorship Certificate
  • Listed on festival T-Shirts
  • Mentioned during festival announcements at various times
  • 2′x3′ “basket banner” with your “message” attached to the basket of one of the balloons
  • 3 Festival T-Shirts (include shirt size)
  • Listed on festival website
  • 1 Hot Air Balloon Ride for two (weather permitting)
  • Your company mentioned in rotation on festival radio commercials
  • Rights to hang 2′x3′ banner at fairgrounds (you supply)
  • 10′x10′ booth/vendor space at no charge (must be manned during festival)
  • 4 tickets to SCI Presents…It’s All About Y-O-U! Red Carpet Event

Platinum Elite Sponsor $5,000 

  • Listed in Festival Program
  • 7 Carload Tickets to all 3 days
  • Sponsorship Award
  • Listed on festival T-Shirts
  • Mentioned during festival announcements at various times
  • 2′x3′ “basket banner” with your “message” attached to the basket of one of the balloons
  • 4 Festival T-Shirts (include shirt size)
  • Listed on festival website
  • 1 Hot Air Balloon Ride for two (weather permitting)
  • Your company mentioned in rotation on festival radio commercials
  • Rights to hang 2′x3′ banner at fairgrounds (you supply)
  • 10′x10′ booth/vendor space at no charge (must be manned during festival)
  • 6 tickets to SCI Presents…It’s All About Y-O-U! Red Carpet Event (January)
  • 30′x40′ banner attached to one of the balloons during all flights of the festival

Up! Up! And Away Platinum Sponsor $7500 

  • Listed in Festival Program
  • 10 Carload Tickets to all 3 days
  • Sponsorship Award
  • Listed on festival T-Shirts
  • Mentioned during festival announcements at various times
  • 2′x3′ “basket banner” with your “message” attached to the basket of one of the balloons
  • 5 Festival T-Shirts (include shirt size)
  • Listed on festival website
  • 1 Hot Air Balloon Ride for two (weather permitting)
  • Your company mentioned in rotation on festival radio commercials
  • Rights to hang 2′x3′ banner at fairgrounds (you supply)
  • 10′x10′ booth/vendor space at no charge (must be manned during festival)
  • 8 tickets to SCI Presents…It’s All About Y-O-U! Red Carpet Event
  • Your company listed on the welcome banner at festival entrance
  • 30′x40′ banner attached to one of the balloons during all flights of the festival
  • Your company listed on our Monroe County Fair bench ad
  • Your company listed on the Bloomington Transit bus ad

Up! Up! And Away Platinum Elite Sponsor $10,000 

  • Listed in Festival Program
  • 12 Carload Tickets to all 3 days
  • Sponsorship Award
  • Listed on festival T-Shirts
  • Mentioned during festival announcements at various times
  • 2′x3′ “basket banner” with your “message” attached to the basket of one of the balloons
  • 7 Festival T-Shirts (include shirt size)
  • Listed on festival website
  • 2 Hot Air Balloon Rides for two (weather permitting)
  • Your company mentioned in rotation on festival radio commercials
  • Rights to hang 2′x3′ banner at fairgrounds (you supply)
  • 10′x10′ booth/vendor space at no charge (must be manned during festival)
  • 10 tickets to SCI Presents…It’s All About Y-O-U! Red Carpet Event (January)
  • Your company listed on the welcome banner at festival entrance
  • 30′x40′ banner attached to one of the balloons during all flights of the festival
  • Your company listed on our Monroe County Fair bench ad
  • Your company listed on the Bloomington Transit bus ad
  • Your company listed on our Mail Pak Magazine front cover ad
  • Your company listed on our Lamar Outside Advertising billboard ad
  • Your company listed on our 2017 Indiana State Festivals Association ad

Presenting Sponsor $20,000 

  • Listed in Festival Program
  • 15 Carload Tickets to all 3 days
  • Sponsorship Award
  • Listed on festival T-Shirts
  • Mentioned during festival announcements at various times
  • 2′x3′ “basket banner” with your “message” attached to the basket of one of the balloons
  • 10 Festival T-Shirts (include shirt size)
  • Listed on festival website
  • 4 Hot Air Balloon Rides for two (weather permitting)
  • Your company mentioned in rotation on festival radio commercials
  • Rights to hang 2′x3′ banner at fairgrounds (you supply)
  • 10′x10′ booth/vendor space at no charge (must be manned during festival)
  • 12 tickets to SCI Presents…It’s All About Y-O-U! Red Carpet Event (January)
  • Your company listed on the welcome banner at festival entrance
  • 30′x40′ banner attached to one of the balloons during all flights of the festival
  • Your company listed on our Monroe County Fair bench ad
  • Your company listed on the Bloomington Transit bus ad
  • Your company listed on our Mail Pak Magazine front cover ad
  • Your company listed on our Lamar Outside Advertising billboard ad
  • Your company listed on our 2017 Indiana State Festivals Association ad
  • Listed with the event name as the Presenting Sponsor in all Balloon Fest marketing
  • 2016 Sponsorship will include VIP Package for Lee Greenwood – Friday 9/9/16
  • VIP Package will include a Meet & Greet with Lee Greenwood – Friday 9/9/16