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Classic Car Show

CLASSIC CAR SHOW
Sponsored by Quest Industrial

Part of the Balloon Rally is the Hot Air and Hot Wheels Car Show hosted on the fairgrounds midway Saturday. Kerry Stamm volunteered again this year to organize the car show and has put together a great team to assist with registering and judging the 21 different categories. If you would like to participate as an exhibitor, please contact Kerry via our contact page or contact him through their Facebook Page. (Registration Form)

Visit the Hot Air and Hot Wheels Car Show on Facebook

 

Crafts, Exhibits, Food and Beverages

Arts and Crafts Fair

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Be sure to check out this year’s Arts and Crafts Fair on the midway (both Friday from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.  Saturday ). 

 

* Vendors and products vary each year and cover a wide range of items.

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Previous Vendors & Exhibits

  • Candles and Soaps
  • Children’s Books
  • Toys (Teddy Bears, PVC Bows & Marshmallow Shooters, and Much More)
  • Hats, T-shirts, Scarfs, Sun Glasses
  • Plants and Flowers
  • Garden and Household Decor
  • Handcrafted Clothing
  • Temporary Tattoos
  • Electronics
  • Flag Poles
  • Haircuts for a donation
  • Relay for Life information booth

If you’re a vendor and want to join the fun, you can download an application here.

Food and Beverages

The Monroe Balloon Rally is a community-based

event that depends on the generous support and participation of numerous businesses, and community groups. Along with the famous Cream Puffs provided by the National Historic

Cheesemaking Center, you’ll need to save room for the cheese curds, giant cookies, cotton candy, kettle corn and deep fried everything. Here’s a sampling of the culinary distractions from previous years.

  • Boy Scout Troop 115: Food Booth and Schwan’s Ice Cream
  • National Historic Cheesemaking Center: Cream Puffs
  • Freeport Golden K Kiwanis: Kettle Corn
  • Monroe Lion’s Club: Food Trailer
  • Koning’s Ribeye Grill: Rib Eye Sandwiches
  • Family Promise of Green County: Concessions
  • Jason’s Flavored Ice
  • Almond Tree: German Roasted Nuts
  • Butterfly & Ribbon Fries
  • Beer Wagon: Next to Blues Bands

Tasty midway concessions will be available from Noon to 9:00 p.m. Also, there will be a pancake breakfast on Saturday from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

The Gran Fondue Cycling Event

Gran Fondo logoThe Gran Fondue cycling event coincides with Monroe’s Balloon & Blues Fest. If you like to ride bikes on quiet roads in beautiful countryside, and if you enjoy great Blues music with hot air balloons flying overhead, this is a venue for you.

June 17, 2017 Race Day. Start and finish at Monroe Clinic—Clinic Entrance

Registration:  7:00 am

Start Time:  8:00 am

* All riders must be started no later than 8:30 am.

Start /Finish Location: Monroe Clinic’s Clinic Entrance on 22nd Avenue (between 4th and 5th Street) Link to google map Choose from a 14, 30, and 60 mile route. All routes cover a combination of trails and lightly traveled paved roads.

Raise Money for Cancer Patients Most importantly, our event raises money to help cancer patients in Green County and Southern Wisconsin via the Monroe Clinic & Hospital Foundation- Cancer Fund. The bulk of rider fees and all rider contributions will go to serve those battling cancer. So come join us for the joy of cycling, blues, balloons and helping courageous cancer patients.

Register now – link to the PDF Registration Form

View, Download or Print Flyer

* Minivans with water will be provided on the courses. Emergency phone numbers and technical support will be provided at the start. Courses will be well marked. Please ride safely.

ROUTES:

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60 Mile Route https://ridewithgps.com/routes/12937731

 

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30 Mile Route https://ridewithgps.com/routes/12937831

 

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14 Mile Route

Register now – link to the PDF Registration Form

View, Download or Print Flyer

* Minivans with water will be provided on the courses. Emergency phone numbers and technical support will be provided at the start. Courses will be well marked. Please ride safely.

 

Gran Fondue Cycling Event on Facebook