Orange County’s Great Park Balloon – now open

,Have you heard of the Great Park In Irvine? If you live in Orange County you probably have. It’s the new park that has been developed over the old El Toro Military Base.  There hasn’t been much open to the public except for The Great Park Balloon ride. It was closed for a bit but it’s back and it’s open!! The Great Park Balloon is the first major attraction of the Orange County Great Park.  It’s a pretty cool little ride and a treat that your kiddos will love!! The best part of the whole thing is that it’s free!! We love free around here!!

TIMES & DIRECTIONS Thursdays; Fridays: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm; 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Weekends: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm; 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm  Tel: (866) 829-3829 (toll-free) 

From the I-5 Freeway Heading South 1. Exit Sand Canyon Ave and turn left 2. Turn right on Marine Way 3. Turn left at the T intersection onto Perimeter Rd 4. Follow the orange signs to the Balloon The parking lot opens 30 minutes before regular operating hours. Registration begins 15 before the first flight. (Tip: Wind conditions for flying are best between the hours of opening and 12:30 pm.) And did I mention, it’s free!


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