Hot Air Balloon Ride Michigan

Wicker Basket Balloon Center is
Sold out for the 2021 Flying Season

Your Hot Air Balloon Ride
First lets schedule your hot air balloon ride.  We will use this information to check our availability on the dates you have requested  One of our scheduling experts will call you to confirm your date.  Our ride time is approximately three hours prior to sunset or at sunrise on weekends.

Wicker Basket Balloon Center offers private rides for two at $350.00 per person. Michigan hot air balloon rides are offered seven days a week, weather permitting during the spring, summer and fall seasons from approximately May through November. All hot air balloon rides take place approximately three hours prior to sunset and last for about an hour. Reservations should be made in advance to secure the day of your choice for your new adventure in a hot air balloon ride.

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Wicker Basket Balloon Center is
Sold out for the 2021 Flying Season

Wicker Basket Balloon Center is
Sold out for the 2021 Flying Season

We recommend Tennis Shoes, Blue Jeans, and maybe a light jacket.  Don't for get your camera and video equipment.

On the day of your hot air balloon ride, we will check the weather conditions, and if everything looks good, we will call you to confirm the ride.  We then meet at a designated site where we will determine our launch location.

Once we arrive at the launch site, the launch crew will

  • Remove Balloon System from truck.
  • Assembles the Balloon System.
  • Lay out the balloon for inflation.
  • Steady the balloon during inflation
  • Turns off inflator fan
  • Hold down the Balloon until Pilot is ready for Lift Off

Your pilot will brief you on hot air balloon ride safety and what you can expect during the launch, ride, and landing.

Once we are in flight, you may see wildlife including deer, osprey and golfers. Make sure your camera is ready as the photo opportunities are endless.

While you are in the air, our chase crew will pack up the equipment at the launch site.  They will safely follow along as we drift over Kensington Metro Park, Island Lake State Park, Camp Dearborn, and on occasion, the General Motors Proving Grounds.


Hot Air Balloon Rides in Michigan provided by Wicker Basket Balloon Center
50140 Pontiac Trail - Wixom, Michigan 48393
(248) 624-5137
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