1859 Balloon Voyage

Our balloon has been deflated for the winter months as we get set for a new era of flight starting March 26, opening day of the 2015 season.

The outdoor experience areas, including 1859 Balloon Voyage, are closed for the season and will open again on March 26, 2015. Please visit the indoor experience areas, Discovery Station, Create.Connect
and Craft Corner, for year round fun and exploration.

Ticket Info

What is the cost of the balloon voyage?
Tickets are $15 per person ($12 for members). This price does not include the General Admission charge. See below for General Admission pricing.

Flights during Symphony on the Prairie
Tickets are $20 per person ($17 for members). This does not include the price of the Symphony on the Prairie ticket.

General Admission to Conner Prairie (March 26-November 1, 2015:
Conner Prairie members and youth under 2: Free
Adult: $15
Senior 65+: $14
Youth 2-12: $10

Pick up a $5 discount Balloon Voyage coupon from presenting sponsor Ricker's BP stores and save! (See the list of participating stores below or click HERE.) Redeem your coupon on the day of your visit. Each coupon is good for up to six guests. There are special group rates and customized balloon packages available.

When and where can I get balloon voyage tickets?
Purchase tickets at the balloon kiosk in the Balloon Voyage area.  If you have made a group reservation, please stop at Guest Services in the Welcome Center first.

Is the 1859 Balloon Voyage a permanent experience?
1859 Balloon Voyage is a permanent experience and will be in operation throughout Conner Prairie's open outdoor season, April-October, weather-premitting.

How do I know if the balloon is flying?
The balloon flights are weather dependent and may not be operating when you visit. Check the 1859 Balloon Voyage icon in the teal colored box on our homepage to be sure the balloon is flying before your drive.

Questions about weather and safety?

Click for more about 1859 Balloon Voyage!

Participating Stores


Indianapolis Area Ricker's locations

8133 E US Highway 36, Avon In 46123
1051 North Green, Brownsburg In 46112
1850 East 151st Street, Carmel In 46033
9797 E. 116th Street, Fishers In 46037
13642 Olivia Way, Fishers In 46037
2132 US Hwy 31, Greenwood In 46143
2102 N Post Rd, Indianapolis In 46219
3301 E 96th St, Indianapolis In 46240
5201 N. Keystone Ave, Indianapolis In 46220
3355 W. 16th Street, Indianapolis In 46222
11019 Pendleton Pike, Indianapolis In 46236
8045 South Meridian, Indianapolis In 46217
6050 West 71st St, Indianapolis In 46254
8558 Northwest Blvd, Indianapolis In 46278
6279 West 38th Street, Indianapolis In 46254
3750 E Fall Creek Parkway, Indianapolis In 46205
4002 S. East Street, Indianapolis In 46227
5061 E. Washington, Indianapolis In 46201
5585 Georgetown Rd, Indianapolis In 46254
8080 Oaklandon Rd, Indianapolis In 46236
9235 E. 56th Street, Lawrence In 46236
1061 Bridge St, Mooresville In 46158
16788 Clover Road, Noblesville In 46060
2068 East Hadley, Plainfield In 46168
2628 E Main St, Plainfield In 46168
Indianapolis Area BP locations:
9290 E. 131st Street, Fishers 46038
6960 S Madison Indianapolis, In 46227
8011 S Madison Indianapolis, IN 46227
2551 N. Emerson, Indianapolis, In 46218
3505 S Emerson Ave Indianapolis, In 46107
11430 E Washington Indianapolis, In 46229
37 W. 38th St., Indianapolis, In 46204
5030 Southport Crossing, Indianapolis, In 46237
2025 West Southport Crossing, Indianapolis 46237
4906 Kentucky Ave., Indianapolis, In 46221
7068 N. College Ave., Indianapolis, In 46220
9610 State Rd. 144, Martinsville In 46151
8600 Westfield Blvd Indianapolis, IN
 1055 E. Raymond, Indianapolis, IN 46203
5470 S. East St, Indianapolis, IN 46227
3355 Moller Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46224
5709 W. Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46241
2936 N. Miffhoeffer Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46229
306 E Main Street, Plainfield, IN  46168
2656 W. Waterfront Parkway, Indianapolis, IN  46214
Anderson Ricker's locations:
1935 E. 59th St., Anderson, In 46013
840 S. St. Rd. 9, Anderson, In 46013
3304 Nichol Ave., Anderson, In 46011
5408 Mlk Blvd., Anderson, In 46013
114 W. 8th St., Anderson, In 46016
2034 Main St., Elwood, In 46036
7788 South SR 13, Pendleton, In 46064
3240 N. Executive Park Dr., Yorktown, In 47396
Ft. Wayne Ricker's locations:
5823 Coldwater Rd., Ft. Wayne, In 46825
7418 S. Anthony, Ft. Wayne, In 46816-2512
5916 St. Joe Rd., Ft. Wayne, In 46815
12012 Lima Road, SR 3, Huntertown, In 46748
14309 State Route 1, Leo, In 46765
Ft. Wayne Ricker's BP locations:
909 E. Coliseum, Ft. Wayne, In 46825
6044 24 West, Ft. Wayne, In 46804