Frankfort, Kentucky, August 1, 2013 – The Kentucky Travel Industry Association has selected the U.S. Bank Balloons, Tunes & BBQ as part of their 2013 Fall Top 10 Festivals & Events. Held in Bowling Green, September 5-8, the skies over Bowling Green will again be filled with color this year at the U.S. Bank Balloons, Tunes & BBQ festival at the Bowling Green/Warren County Regional Airport.

This exciting event benefiting the United Way features dozens of hot air balloons, a carnival midway and inflatable fair, tethered rides, food vendors, special displays, and a balloon glow. Several bands will be featuring live music throughout the festival, which will be headlined by country music sensation Randy Houser on Saturday evening. 

More information: or 270-745-7590.

A panel of impartial judges selects the Kentucky Travel Industry Association Top 10 Festivals & Events for each season. Criteria for selection include popularity of the event, its impact on the local tourism economy as well as cultural and historical significance.

Kentucky Travel Industry Association is a 920 member statewide association representing all sectors of the state’s tourism and travel industry. As the VOICE for the travel industry, KTIA is committed to promoting and strengthening the common objectives of our travel partners.

Contact: Linda Young, KTIA, 502-223-8687 Telia Butler, PR Coordinator, Bowling Green Area CVB, 270-782-0800