Press Release
Press Contact: Greg Newman, President & CEO
Telephone: (559) 207-3864

47th Annual ClovisFest and
Hot Air Balloon Fun Fly

September 15, 2022 – Clovis, CA. 
Old Town Clovis welcomes visitors each year to ClovisFest and Hot Air Balloon Fun Fly. ClovisFest, presented by the Clovis Chamber of Commerce and Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino.

Hot Air Balloon Fun Fly, presented by Noble Credit Union. Come early on Satur­day and Sunday morning around 6:00 am to the Clovis Rodeo Grounds to experi­ence the awe-inspiring “dawn-fire” Balloon Glow and watch as the pilots prepare the balloons to launch. (Launch will depend on wind and weather.) Breakfast items, specialty coffees, and drinks will be avail­able for purchase on the Rodeo Grounds. Balloon propane generously donated by Ferrellgas.  Tethered balloon rides will be available at the Rodeo Grounds for $15.00 per rider on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the weather.

International Village, presented by the Fresno/Clovis Convention & Visitors Bu­reau. Delight in live performances each day on the International Village stage featuring performances by Celtic Motion Dance Company, Danzantes Yoztalte­petl, Halau Hula I Ka La, and many more. Informational booths will showcase the cultural diversity of our community and will inform, educate, and entertain children of all ages. Local schools and students are encouraged to download (or pickup at the information booth) the free Passport to Culture and International Village Flyer for an enhanced learning experience. Visit all cultural booths and stamp your passport to enter a drawing for a free Chromebook.

Michelob ULTRA Beer Garden and Live Music Stage. Meet-up with your friends at the Michelob ULTRA Beer Garden on Bullard Street between Pollasky & Woodworth Avenues. Enjoy a cold beverage and listen to live music provided by 6 fantastic bands. 
Band schedule is as follows:

Saturday, September 24
11:00 am -1:00 pm  We Hunt Like Wolves
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm  Faux Show
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm  The Sinners
Saturday, September 25
11:00 am -1:00 pm  Jaded
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm  Rocky
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm  Upper Cut

Made In Clovis and Children’s Business Fair is located on Pollasky between 7th & 8th streets. Made In Clovis is a special program sponsored by the City of Clovis  that showcases new and exciting businesses, technology, crafts, hobbyists, and foods invented by our local community members. They will present their creations to the public for all to see and enjoy. Made In Clovis will also include a special Children’s Business Fair featuring over 80  young entrepreneurs that will set up their booths, promote their prod­ucts and sell to the public. Get ready to be amazed.

Kids, Food, Activities and Attractions.
Kids Zone on 5th Street— Princesses from Something Enchanted, Hero Alliance, Renaissance Performers from Kearney Re­naissance Faire, Starlite Vaulters, Petting Zoo, and Pony Rides.
Inflatables and attractions on 4th Street. Children and adults will enjoy these won­derful attractions on 4th Street between Clovis and Pollasky Avenues.
Enjoy the many food vendors along Pol­lasky Avenue. Try something new or enjoy traditional fair favorites, such as cinnamon rolls, shaved ice, cotton candy, corn dogs, cultural favorites, tacos and more.
With over 200 craft and commercial vendor booths, you will have the oppor­tunity to purchase one-of-a-kind jewelry, glassware, woodworks, and unbelievably unique items. You’re sure to find something you won’t find anywhere else.

The Clovis Chamber of Commerce and Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino look forward to seeing you at ClovisFest on September 24 & 25 for a full weekend cel­ebrating the best of Clovis. ClovisFest is located on the streets of Old Town Clovis. Entrance and parking are Free. Set your GPS to 748 Rodeo Dr., Clovis for parking and for the Hot Air Balloon Fun Fly Lift Off. Set your GPS to 325 Pollasky Ave., Clovis, for the Festival. Please visit for up to date event news.

The Clovis Chamber of Commerce helps businesses and members grow through networking, marketing, and community involvement. The mission of the Clovis Chamber of Commerce is to advocate and support a healthy business environment which improves the quality of life in Clovis.