2019 Paris Balloon & Music Festival

At the Lamar County Fairgrounds - Festival & Balloon Glow Evenings July 19-20th - Balloon Launch Mornings July 20 & 21st

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Paris Balloon and Music Association


This year we are introducing the Paris Balloon and Music Association (501c3) formed by the Paris Area Arts Alliance and the Paris Blues Society. The new organization is composed of volunteer board members from the 2 parent organizations and will continue in the same commitment to the enrichment of the arts in our community through artistic events, scholarships and benefits. The "parent organizations" originally envisioned and organized the Paris Balloon and Music Festival in 2016. We hope you will join with us in planning an exciting family event for Paris and Lamar County.


Paris Balloon and Music Association Board:

Carolyn Patterson, Paul Spencer, Ann Gilliland, Matt Leonard, Karen Boaz, Lena Spencer and Laura Carrington

Executive Board Members

Paris Balloon & Music Association Executive Board

Carolyn Patterson



Paul Spencer

Vice President


Ann Gilliland



Lena Spencer



Karen Boaz

Social Media


Matt Leonard

Food Director


Laura Carrington