The 3rd Annual Owl-O-Ween is Atlanta’s ONLY Hot Air Balloon Festival and largest costume party. Step into the mystical world for two nights on October 23rd and 24th, for trick or treating, tethered balloon rides, Oktober Fest, and live entertainment.


Frequently Asked Questions are designed to help our fans prepare for their visit. If your question is not on here, please do not hesitate to reach out to our awesome staff! They would be more than happy to assist with any of your imagination’s wildest dreams. 470-578-4849

What is Owl-O-Ween?

The 4th Annual Owl-O-Ween Festival is Atlanta’s ONLY Hot Air Balloon Festival and largest costume party. Step into the mystical world for two nights on October 21st and 22nd for trick or treating, tethered balloon rides, Oktober Fest, live entertainment, and more.

Where is Owl-O-Ween located?

Owl-O-Ween is located on the 88 acres of Kennesaw State’s Sports + Entertainment Park. Not sure where that is? Pop 3200 George Busbee Parkway, Kennesaw, GA 30144 into your GPS and you will arrive at our whimsical playground.

How much are tickets?

Advance adult tickets (12+) are $12 and children’s tickets are $5 (ages 3-12). After October 14, adult tickets will increase to $14 and children’s tickets to $8. To purchase tickets please visit our Ticket Alternative page here.

Is Owl-O-Ween appropriate for all age groups?

Owl-O-Ween was created with kids of all ages in mind. If you’re young, old, or somewhere in the middle, you will find things that will blow your mind and make this the best weekend of your life. From kid activities to balloons that are larger than life, Owl-O-Ween is packed will amazing experiences.

Will there be alcohol served?

Adult beverages will be served throughout the grounds. Be sure to bring your ID, adventurous side and of course party pants to try out all the craft and domestic beers.

How do I become involved as a vendor?

Whether you are an artist, have some killer food or any other magical talents feel free to visit our participate page. Help put your incredible mark on Owl-O-Ween with your talents!

I am a professional photographer, how do I obtain a photo pass?

It is quite easy, you will have to fill out the Media Inquiry form here so you can spread to look of Owl-O-Ween all across the internet. Show the whole world how much fun we had.

Are strollers allowed in the venue?

Not only are strollers allowed in the venue but they have their own entrance into the venue. This will allow for you and your family to have easy access into the grounds. Although we don’t encourage stroller races.

Can I bring my umbrella in case it rains or to block the sun?

Unfortunately umbrellas are not allowed into the venue. However, if there are any medical issues we will work to make you as safe as possible and we have plenty of places to get under cover so your awesome costume isn’t ruined.

How elaborate and amazing can the pieces to my costume be?

We encourage you to be as creative with your costumes as you can be, however, we ask that you keep the bats and spikes to your costume as PG and family friendly as possible. Tap into your whimsical side and embrace the creative nature of Halloween.

Can I bring in an electronic cigarette (e-cig or e-cigarette)?

Kennesaw State University is a tobacco free University. This includes cigarettes, tobacco, and e-cigs. We’ve also heard the smoke disrupts the beautiful balloons.

Will there be ATMs on the festival grounds?

YES! There will be ATMs all throughout the grounds so you don’t have to miss out on anything! Trust us, there is a lot of fun stuff.

Will there be vegetarian/vegan food offered? Kosher? Gluten Free?

We will offer a variety of food options for all of our guests. We’re going to make sure none of you go home hungry! Full stomachs for everyone! Stay tuned for a full list of all of our food options as they grow!

Where can I find Lost & Found?

Lost & Found will be located at the Main Guest Services tent located by the front gate. The friendly Owl-O-Ween staff will log all items found from keys to keytars so don’t fret! Looking for items post event it is best to call the box office 470-578-4849.

What payment options will be accepted?

We will accept American Express, Discover, Master Card, Visa and Cash. Although we will accept all of these we highly encourage you to bring more cash. It is the easiest way to purchase all items on the grounds and you’ll be in and out of line in a dash.

Will there be a festival map available before the event?

Yes there will be a festival map available before the event. Please sign up for our newsletter here for the latest information. Just remember to not run into people!

Are there any refunds or exchanges?

Although we do understand that unexpected events do come up, we do not offer any refunds or exchanges. If you cannot make it to the event do not hesitate to give it to a friend or donate it back to the festival. The festival will use it to donate it back to organizations that are in need.

Any great hotel suggestions?

Visit our host hotel page here. We work closely with all local hotels to provide the best service to our guests. These places are classy.

What are some other fun things that I can do while visiting Atlanta?

Visit our great friends Cobb Travel and Tourism for all the latest happenings in the community. Might we suggest the awesome zoo? We’re big fans of owls.


No outside food or beverages of any kind.

No illegal drugs or chemicals allowed.

No smoking or tobacco use inside the festival.

No weapons or dangerous objects of any kind.

No bags larger than 12 x 12 x 12 will be permitted.

No noisemakers such as air horns, whistles, or fireworks.

No skateboards, roller-blades, roller-skates, bicycles, etc.

No animals or pets inside the festival ground. (Except service animals)

No outside chairs or blankets permitted.

Must be 21 or older to drink alcohol.

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